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Helping Your Aging Parents Declutter and Downsize

Aging adults accumulate belongings in the course of their lives that they no longer use. While most of these things have sentimental value, it makes more sense to downsize than to hold on to them. Helping your aging parents declutter their home is daunting, especially if they are reluctant to…

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Put Safety First: Renovation Ideas for a Senior-friendly Home

While some seniors choose to stay in senior living communities, most prefer to live in their own homes. They believe this is a better choice because it allows them to be as independent as possible and feel much more comfortable. But most homes aren’t designed to fit older people’s needs….

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5 Tips for Making a House Wheelchair-Safe

Using a wheelchair comes with difficulties in certain places, as not all areas are easily accessible. These areas may need specific features and structures to assist people in wheelchairs. Even using a wheelchair around the house can also be a challenge, and specific measures are required to make the home…

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4 Common Scams Targeting Older Adults and How to Recognize Them

Scammers are targeting people every day in ways you may not recognize. They target all age groups, but the most at-risk age community is seniors. Some target elders because they often have more net worth. Based on a CNBC report, the median household net worth in the U.S. is $121,700,…

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Useful Home Modifications for Older People in Your Family

Moving out and being taken care of elsewhere is not always someone’s first choice when aging in place. Spending time with the family has its merits, but ensuring that it doesn’t come with added risks is essential when caring for your loved ones. These useful home modifications for older people…

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Are Bedsores a Sign of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect?

Nursing home abuse and neglect is a serious problem in the United States. It can take many forms, from physical abuse, financial exploitation, and verbal or emotional abuse. Bedsores are one sign that nursing home residents may be experiencing abuse or neglect. They can occur when a person is often…

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The Advantages of Installing a Stairlift in Your Home

Staircases can be highly inconvenient and painful for many of us. Imagine the pain an older person has to go through every time they have to climb a flight of stairs – particularly if the individual is suffering from any physical conditions. This not only makes life difficult but also…

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Ways Seniors Can Practice Safe Medication Management

Most seniors are prescribed several different medications with different dosages taken at different times of the day. With this number, a mix-up can easily happen. That is why safe medication management is vital for senior health. Taking medications the right way is crucial for treating an elder’s existing health condition…

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How Seniors Can Save on Car Insurance

Teenage drivers tend to have auto insurance premiums that are more expensive. However, premium rates will start to come down with each passing year. This occurs as you gain more experience on the road and prove yourself to be a safe driver. However, seniors who have tons of driving experience…

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7 Reasons Medical Alert Systems Are Crucial in Senior Care

Medical alert systems can play a huge role in the health and wellbeing of seniors. Are you a caregiver for your parents? Or perhaps you live alone and are starting to think about extra layers of protection for your health and safety.  In either scenario, obtaining a medical alert system…

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