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IN-HOME CARE SUPPORTS ACTIVE INDEPENDENCE FOR SENIORS

These days, we seldom read an article about healthy living that doesn’t include a reminder about the importance of exercise. Exercise benefits our hearts, lungs, muscles, bones and brains. It also reduces the risk of many health problems, from diabetes to arthritis to Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Millions of Millennials

More than 80 million millennials now populate the country, surpassing the baby boomers by roughly 3 million.

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Senior Fraud Can Be a Sensitive Subject; How to Get Inactive Seniors Moving

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

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TALKING TO SENIOR LOVED ONES ABOUT SCAMS

During his last visit, Jeff noticed a pile of sweepstakes notices on Dad’s desk, along with many sketchy-looking charity pitch mailings. Dad talked vaguely about an exciting investment that a new friend had clued him in on. Yet he was uncharacteristically reticent to discuss financial matters. “Stay out of my business, Jeff!” said Dad as he shoved his checkbook into a drawer.

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Do A Safety Check During Spring Cleaning

If you are helping an elderly loved one with their Spring Cleaning this year, take some time to do a safety check and perform some proactive safety maintenance.

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When Does “Old Age” Begin?

A social and behavioral sciences professor is working on ways to define aging other than the accumulation of calendar years.

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COULD POOR SLEEP ROB YOU OF YOUR INDEPENDENCE?

When you were a small child, you probably complained to your parents at bedtime: “Why do I have to go to sleep? It’s a waste of time!” Most of us spend about one-third of our life sleeping—but sleep remains a mystery to us. We don’t think much about it until we encounter a sleep problem.

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Better Budgeting for the Sandwich Generation

A 2013 Pew Foundation survey reports that nationwide, at least 15 percent of middle-aged adults are financially supporting both children and aging parents.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors & Families

Spring is back and so is the time-honored tradition of spring cleaning. With these 6 spring cleaning tips, we hope you can spend more time with loved ones and less time cleaning.

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Staying Active With Age

A balanced fitness approach for older adults includes endurance, strength, balance and flexibility exercises.

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