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How To Make a Plan To Age Well


September 25, 2023 Life Planning | Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
Aging is a voyage everyone is on and requires preparation to do it successfully. Yet many people delay or avoid the planning altogether. Here are some tips to help you navigate your senior years confidently and gracefully.
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Bathing Battles: Tips for Overcoming Your Senior’s Refusal To Bathe


September 22, 2023 Caregiving | Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones
It could be depression, fear or dementia, or a combination of them. Whatever it is, you cannot seem to get your elderly loved one to bathe. Here are some tips to help.
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Hurricane Preparedness for Older Adults


September 21, 2023 Health & Safety
Hurricane season is in full swing. Are you prepared? Are these 10 items in your hurricane emergency kit?
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Aging Gracefully: Exercise Strategies To Stay Active in the Golden Years


September 19, 2023 Health & Safety | Life Planning
The loss of muscle and bone mass during the aging process can lead to loss of mobility and other health risks. Staying active is key. Here are ways you can help a senior loved one incorporate fun exercise activities into their daily routine.
A senior male is looking at a medication box with the assistance of a female pharmacist in a drug store A senior male is looking at a medication box with the assistance of a female pharmacist in a drug store

Rx on a Budget: Smart Seniors’ Guide to Finding Affordable Prescription Drugs


September 14, 2023 Life Planning | Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones
More than 76% of Americans age 60 and older regularly use two or more prescription drugs. One in five older adults skipped or delayed medications last year because of cost. With retail prices for many prescription drugs increasing twice as fast as inflation, consumers must diligently use the resources available to reduce their costs. Here are some tips and resources to help.
A senior male, sitting at a desk with a computer, in a home office A senior male, sitting at a desk with a computer, in a home office

7 Things You Should Know About Your Elderly Parents


September 11, 2023 Caregiving | Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
Your parents are in their 80s and still living in the home where you grew up. But what happens when it is no longer safe for them to live there? Have you had that conversation with them? Are they—and you—prepared? Here are seven things you might wish you’d known sooner about your parents.
An African-American, senior female, sitting on a sofa An African-American, senior female, sitting on a sofa

The Latest in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s


September 07, 2023
An estimated 6.7 million Americans age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers are working on new treatments to address the underlying causes of the disease and tests to detect it at an early stage. Here’s the latest.
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Connecting Generations: Tips for Forging Intergenerational Relationships Through Meaningful Conversations


September 05, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Life Planning
The older generation has some great stories to tell but sometimes lacks opportunities to share them with family. Use these tips and conversation starters to help build a greater bond between grandparent and grandchild.
Female Right at Home caregiver walking with a female senior using a walker on an outside path in the fall Female Right at Home caregiver walking with a female senior using a walker on an outside path in the fall

How Communities Can Make a Difference in Fall Prevention


August 30, 2023 Health & Safety | Family & Loved Ones | Caregiving
Falls are a leading cause of injury and death among seniors. Taking a simple walk shouldn’t be so risky. One community is taking responsibility to ensure it is age-friendly.
A female caregiver is checking a female senior's eyes A female caregiver is checking a female senior's eyes

If You’re Diabetic, We Have Our Eyes on You


August 25, 2023 Family & Loved Ones | Health & Safety
Diabetics are at higher risk for several serious eye conditions, but controlling blood sugar levels can help. Here are some eye problems stemming from diabetes and what to watch out for.

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