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New LifeStyles Senior Living & Care Blog

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!

Weekly Links – 7/12/18

Preventing Falls and Fear Family Caregivers Exchange Tips, Share Stories To Ease Alzheimer’s Losses 4 Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care Services Managing multiple medications can be a full time job

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Term vs. Whole Life

We have been storied from all sides on the “Term vs. Whole Life “ debate in the Life Insurance world. We hear from financial entertainers to financial advisors and every guru, including our neighbors, on the great debate. They profess to tell us which is best, Term or Whole Life…

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Weekly Links 6/28/18

Starting the Conversation: Approaches for Helping Your Loved Ones Survey: Older adults prefer assisted living over home health or nursing home care Transportation Innovations Offer Seniors Safer Travel Options ‘Social frailty,’ depression linked in study UTI Care Plan: Urinary Tract Infection in Elderly Adults

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9 Ways Adaptive Clothing Can Benefit the Elderly and the Disabled

The term “adaptive clothing” refers to clothing and footwear specially designed for the elderly and people with disabilities. This type of clothing is also commonly recommended for post-surgical patients and anyone who may struggle to dress due to an inability to manipulate closures like zippers and buttons. Arthritis sufferers, paraplegics, and quadriplegics…

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Weekly Article Links – 6/21/18

A Home Away From Home for People With Dementia, Alzheimer’s Male Carers: Overcoming Traditional Gender Roles You’re Ready for a CCRC…But Your Adult Kids Aren’t on Board How to Prevent Elderly Adults from Falling Out of Bed Traveling With a Person Who Has Alzheimer’s

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No Fuss Clothing: Easy Wear Apparel Options for Seniors

They say, “with age comes wisdom.”  Unfortunately, things like arthritis, diabetes, and many other health problems also commonly accompany old age, and many elderly people struggle with normal daily tasks like dressing and undressing. These challenges make it harder for some elderly people to maintain their independence and retain a sense of…

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Weekly Links – 6/14/18 Including Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Number-Crunching: A Look at Differing CCRC Pricing Sheets What Party Planning Can Teach Us About Caregiving When is it Time for Assisted Living? Father’s Day Gifts for Older Dads

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3 Links for the Week

Preventing Falls: 5 Ways to Spot Mobility Issues in Seniors Amy Aquino is Getting Her Hands Purple (Again!) for The Longest Day Surviving Caregiving with Dignity, Love and Kindness

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Long-term Care Insurance is Different from Traditional Health Insurance

Many believe that the government will pay for their long-term healthcare needs when they’re older. Unfortunately, several misconceptions circulate the web regarding health insurance for seniors, and these days many rely on social media posts for their daily news. Though, some media posts may be unreliable and it’s important for your health…

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Weekly Article Links – 5/31/18

Lifelong Learning: Good for Seniors’ Minds & Bodies When Caregiving is Not Enough – Finding Good Homecare People living with Alzheimer’s disease may feel anxious or agitated

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