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6 Decluttering Tips for Seniors

The birds are singing, the grass is green. Ah, warm weather is upon us. And since we’re all spending more time at home this summer, it’s the perfect time to start your cleaning and decluttering project. It’s a good bet you’ve noticed a few items around the house taking up more space than they’re worth. …

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9 Tips to Maintain Emotional Wellness in Times of Uncertainty

What is emotional wellness? The term refers to an awareness, understanding and acceptance of your emotions, and the ability to deal with challenges and change. Remaining in the present moment is also vital to your emotional health. Emotional wellness for seniors is key to a happier, healthier life. In fact, it can help older adults …

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The Best Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Eating a healthy, balanced diet can lower your risk of illness, help you stay trim, and give you more energy. This includes selecting menus with nutritious foods for a healthy immune system, ones that add up to the right number of calories and eliminate unhealthy choices from your diet. Some of the best foods to …

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Understanding the 7 Stages of Dementia

It’s usually a friend or family member who notices first. A loved one is forgetting things they shouldn’t be. Bills are going unpaid. They’re getting lost while driving. Something’s just not right. Worrying about someone you love progress through the different stages of dementia takes an emotional and physical toll on everyone involved. Alzheimer’s and …

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Deciding if Assisted Living is the Right Choice Now

In this extraordinary environment of COVID-19, we are taking even more precautions than ever before to guard the safety of our precious senior community. Recognizing that seniors are in the high-risk group for the virus, stringent measures have been placed in terms of social distancing and limiting their interactions with the community. These factors make …

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How to Know When It Is Time for Hospice Care

Transitioning a loved one into Hospice Care is never an easy decision. In fact, it often comes with more questions than answers. What is Hospice Care? When is it time for Hospice? How can you be sure it’s the right time to make the move? What does Hospice do? Finding Hospice Care you feel comfortable …

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10 Exercises for Seniors to Improve Balance and Prevent Falls.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an older adult in the United States falls every single second of each day. For seniors, especially those still living at home, falls are the leading cause of injuries and fatalities. Fortunately, better balance and stability can prevent your chances of experiencing a life-changing fall. There …

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