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10 Tips to Ease Difficult Conversations with Aging Loved Ones 

In our previous post, we discussed the various signs that an aging loved one may need help beyond what they’re able to provide for themselves. Once it’s determined that assistance…

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Don’t Ignore the Signs Your Aging Loved One May Need Help

The recent holidays brought many families together for extended periods of time. And while the sparkle of the season has faded on the crest of a new year, some adult…

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When It Comes to Health, Laughter is No Joking Matter

Guy walks into a bar… That line starts many a joke, but there’s no funny business about the value of laughter. Beginning in the 1960s, multiple studies have shored up…

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Senior Living Provides Support to Adult Children

There is perhaps no stronger bond than the one between a parent and a child. In a healthy relationship, a parent lovingly tends to the needs of their child from…

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Healthy Lifestyle Choices Bring Decline in Dementia

There is very good news coming out of a major study of over 60,000 people by the Harvard School of Public Health. Dementia has been declining by a rate of…

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Home Hazards: Keeping Loved Ones with Dementia Safe

Home is where the heart is. It’s also where multiple dangers for seniors exist. For older adults with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, those risks are even greater, as…

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Waking Up to the Link Between Sleep and Dementia

“Sleeping like a baby” is the gold standard in slumber, and for good reason. As we age, getting the recommended 7 or more hours of sleep per night becomes increasingly…

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Feeding the Mind: Good Brain Food for a Healthy Senior

Our brain is the engine that controls everything we do, think, say, feel, both consciously and unconsciously. Yet, it is still an organ in our body like any other. As…

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How to Talk to Your Elderly Parents About Money

An old adage advises that we should never discuss politics, sex, religion or money. Nowadays, these topics are featured in the mainstream ad nauseum (including sex here in this blog).…

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