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Dealing with the Aging Question

August 24, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

Those who have an elderly parent will tell you quickly that it can be challenging at times. It’s difficult to know what your mom or dad might be going through but it often helps to put yourself in their place. Today’s over 60 population are staying much more active than former generations. They’re a very [...]

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The All-New Era of Senior Assisted Living

June 28, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Senior Care Blog   |   0 Comments

Senior assisted living facilities have changed so much in the past few years. These changes are due in part to Baby Boomers who have reached their 60’s and 70’s. This group has always been fiercely independent. They live by their own code and have extensively altered the face of American culture. Now that they are in their [...]

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Getting Help After A Stroke

June 05, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

Many times, after a stroke patients need to move into a nursing home or assisted living facility. It may be months before they can function on their own. They need help even with simple daily tasks like meals and eating, bathing and getting around. Not too many families have the experience and know-how to help [...]

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Trends in Elder Care for the Twenty-First Century

May 24, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

According to the new census numbers, over 13% of Americans are now over 65. That number is expected to gradually rise in the next few years. Americans are also living longer. Betty White turned 90 this year and she’s still working every day on a TV show. With the increase in elderly Americans comes a [...]

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Facts About Senior Care and Assisted Living Facilities

May 18, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Senior Care Blog   |   0 Comments

Seniors today have a tremendous amount of choices for senior care and senior living options.  The choices range from retirement communities for the more independent seniors to assisted living and nursing homes for those requiring more care. This article provides an overview of each category of senior care facilities so that you can start narrowing [...]

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Independent Living for Elder Americans

May 04, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

If you or someone in your immediate family are over 65 then you may already have given some thought to maintaining a healthy lifestyle as you get older. As we age, we often begin having various health problems which may require additional assistance or therapy. It’s not uncommon for those over 65 to have arthritis [...]

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Caffeine Consumption Linked to Reduction of Alzheimer’s

April 29, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

Many times we think that drinking too much coffee is bad for us, especially older citizens, but a new study from the University of Florida and the University of Miami shows that older adults with a moderate memory loss who drink around 3 cups of coffee per day have a reduced risk of dementia. The [...]

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Do Seniors Suffer More from Insomnia?

April 22, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Senior Care Blog   |   0 Comments

We all know the statistics…the average person should get between seven and eight hours of sleep each night. But often, we hear older folks complain about not being able to sleep. Seniors consistently say that they can’t fall asleep and/or that they wake up three or four times during the night and can’t fall back [...]

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