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The Sandwich Generation Feels the Squeeze; Stress-Reducing Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

These and other stories are in the July edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Sounds You’ll Never Hear Again

Time rolls on and takes with it certain sounds of each generation. For today’s baby boomers and older seniors, time has faded a number of everyday noises and tones.

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Bathroom Safety: The Toilet

The bathroom can be a dangerous place for people of all ages, but older Americans are more vulnerable to falls and injuries.

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Safety Tips for Summer Family Fun

Summer is a wonderful opportunity for children, parents, grandparents and even great-grandparents to stack up fun memories while staying injury-free and healthy.

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Overcoming Caregiver Fear

As a caregiver, you will be confronted daily with people, situations and events over which you have little or no control, and if you allow yourself to dwell on what might happen, you could easily become overwhelmed by fear.

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Financial Advice for Widows

For women whose spouses die, the grief is often magnified by the stress and uncertainly of legal and financial matters.

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National Cancer Survivors Day Honors Those Who Beat Cancer

A cancer survivor is a person living with a history of the disease from initial diagnosis through the rest of his or her life. Each year on the first Sunday in June, National Cancer Survivors Day® honors the millions of courageous individuals who beat cancer.

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Trust Grows With Age

Trust increases as people age, and the stronger the trust, the more seniors experience greater happiness over time.

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Is the Rate of Alzheimer’s Declining? How to Relieve Back Pain

These and other stories are in the June edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Helping Seniors With Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal nasal allergies strain the body: runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, itchy eyes and fatigue are some of the resulting symptoms. Extreme weather swings, particularly in spring and fall, kick up the production of pollen, the fine powder released by flowering plants. Spread by the wind, pollen settles in a person’s skin, nose and lungs and can cause an allergic reaction. Other common nasal allergens include animal dander and dust mites.

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