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We know that it can be tough, finding care for a loved one, or taking care of them yourself. So we offer our end users a blog with information on care giving, choosing a community, senior living and care news and just for fun!

How to Maintain Active Longevity

Research suggests that genes influence life expectancy by only 25%, but the remaining 75% is determined by our lifestyle. Therefore, to maintain health and longevity, you need desire and determination. There is no formula for eternal health and youth, but it is within our power to make our lives brighter…

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3 Reasonable Alternatives to Nursing Homes for Your Aging Loved One

At a certain age, many senior citizens (those over the age of 65) can no longer properly care for themselves in their own homes. For this reason, many people choose to put their aging loved ones in a nursing home. Nursing homes are facilities that offer round-the-clock care for the…

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Things to Consider When Caring for Aging Parents

Helping a loved one such as a parent as they age can be emotionally draining. Many aspects of your parent’s life will require your time and attention. Developing coping mechanisms, being flexible, and maintaining a sense of humor can help you and your parent navigate this time. Here are a few things…

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The Different Types of Dementia in Elderly Individuals

As people get older, they become more susceptible to developing dementia, which is a grouping of changes in the brain that cause immense amounts of memory loss. Due to the progression of losing memories, relationships between the diagnosed individual and family members or caregivers can face severe impacts. There is…

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The Importance of Staying Curious as You Age – Always Learn Something New

No matter how well you understand something, there is always the potential to learn more. However, many of us get bogged down in our lives and our routines that learning something new can feel like an unachievable task. If you want to stay curious as you get older, take a…

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Tips for Choosing a Living Arrangement for a Senior

Choosing a living arrangement for your elderly loved one can be a daunting experience, especially since there are many options to choose from. The most common housing arrangements available include: Aging at home In-home care Moving in with another family member Independent living communities Assisted living communities Care homes/Nursing facilities…

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Telemedicine and the Aging Population

With over 54 million Americans over the age of 65 and 85% of them living with at least one chronic health condition, the need for telehealth services has never been greater. Telemedicine enables people who have traditionally struggled to access adequate medical care to talk to a provider over a…

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Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Seniors

One of the most challenging parts of aging is losing the ability to do things that were once very simple. Losing the capacity to complete everyday tasks often makes seniors feel very confused and frustrated. This situation is also difficult for family members as they struggle to find effective means…

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Six Reasons Why It’s Never Too Late to Find Love

One of the most incredible things about aging is all the knowledge that you pick up along the way. You have a lifetime of memories that taught you what matters most in life in your heart and mind. While taking better care of yourself to stay in good health is…

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Compassionate Care for Aging Parents

Your parents may reach a point in life where one needs a greater degree of care than the other. In this instance, you may need to help them reevaluate their living situation, potentially relocating them to a smaller more manageable home, or even a retirement community or assisted living facility….

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