Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

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Home Safety Checklist for Seniors The safety and well-being of our loved ones is of the utmost importance. As we age, simple tasks can get more difficult and even dangerous. To help avoid falls or other safety problems, take a walk around the home and decide what needs to be done to reduce the risk of something unfortunate happening. That’s … Read More

Quick Tips to Keep Your Mind Sharp

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According to a recent report and the Reader’s Digest, if you’re happy you make better decisions and remember more! Put a little more happiness into your life and you’ll find that your mind is sharper than ever. Here are a few quick tips to keeping your mind firing on all cylinders. Most of these tips you’ve probably heard a time … Read More

12 Activities That Are Beneficial to Those with Alzheimer’s

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Whether it’s you or a loved one looking for activities to benefit someone with Alzheimer’s, the first thing to remember is to bring your patience. The best activity is one that you can enjoy and appreciate, even if it’s for a small amount of time.   Someone who has Alzheimer’s may change his or her mind about what they like … Read More

Early Detection of Alzheimer’s

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If you or a loved one has experienced memory loss or memory lapses that disrupt their daily life, these may be warning signs of the condition called Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that triggers the slow decline of memory, thinking, and reasoning skills. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs to varying … Read More

What You Get For the Money: A Comparison of Long-Term Care Costs & Amenities

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The first step to begin comparing long-term care services and amenities is to decide which senior care options may fit the needs of your family.  Try to narrow your list to just two or three options based on the level of care that you or your loved one requires.  The five main options to choose from include; Independent Living, Assisted … Read More

Finding the Most Suitable Living Option for You or Your Loved One

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Finding the right place for yourself or a loved one to live can be challenging and stressful.  Don’t fret!  There are now many senior living options available to suit each individual’s needs. That means whether your needs are non-medical companionship and assistance or you require medical rehabilitation or end-of-life care, there is a perfect fit out there. The earlier you assess those … Read More