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5 Tips for Introducing Technology to Seniors

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Technology isn’t just an extra little thing to enhance your life; it’s an important, integral element in the way we think, act, and communicate. But for seniors, the rapidly advancing technology can seem like a scary, confusing jungle that they’re not quite sure how to navigate. You want Mom and […]

4 Benefits of Art for Seniors

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In a time when adult coloring books are in high demand, it should come as no surprise that art therapy is beneficial for all. Whether coloring, painting, crocheting, or listening to your favorite music, we all use some version of art to create a sense of calm in our lives. […]

6 Tips for Making Sure Your Loved One Takes Their Medications

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Caring for a loved one means juggling many tasks, one of the most important being medication management. Forgetting to take medicine or taking it incorrectly can not only make a caregiver’s job more complicated, but can cause serious health issues in your loved one. If you do not live with […]

4 Simple Changes to Make Your Loved One’s Home Safer

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Whatever the reason, elder individuals are opting to age at home rather than in assisted living facilities at larger rates than before. If your loved one insists on being at home, you may start to worry about how you can keep them safe from accidents and injuries. But don’t stress! […]

5 Ways to Relieve Caregiver Stress

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Providing unpaid care for a loved one is an honorable undertaking that can be very rewarding. Knowing that your friend or family member is receiving their care from someone who knows and loves them is a comforting feeling. But even if you have the patience of a saint, the physical […]

4 Tips for Caring for Aging Skin

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As we grow older, our bodies undergo an aging process that reduces the production of collagen and elastin in our skin. The result is skin that is a lot thinner and more sensitive. While this process is completely natural, it can have embarrassing or dangerous side effects if we don’t […]

4 Ways a Pet Can Benefit Your Senior Loved One

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Aging-in-place and in-home care are just two ingredients for a senior’s healthy, independent life. But even with the most advanced technology and incredible nurses, there’s still something missing from many elderly individuals’ lives: companionship. Would you believe that the solution to this problem could be in an older dog down […]

How Will I Know It’s Time for My Elderly Loved One to Stop Driving?

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Convincing your older loved one it’s time to stop driving is an emotionally charged, difficult conversation to have. You don’t want her to feel as if she’s losing her independence, but you also have to carefully balance her safety and the safety of others with her autonomy. Because of how […]

How Smart Home Technology Can Benefit Your Senior Loved One

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The concept of “aging-in-place” is becoming remarkably popular lately, especially among Boomers who wish to maintain their independence as they grow older. The idea behind aging-in-place is to adapt your current home to suit your needs as you age, rather than moving to an assisted living facility. Even as early […]

5 Important Tips for Successful Long-Distance Caregiving

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You have a loved one with an illness or injury that needs tending to, or your family member is just getting older and less able to care for herself on her own, but you live far away. Can you be an effective, helpful caregiver from a distance? While providing care […]

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