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Here’s how to enjoy the 2017 holiday season with aging parents and loved ones

The holiday season gives us many reasons to be grateful for family and friends and for the freedom to celebrate.  We also have loving and lasting memories of those who are no longer with us. This season typically includes hosting…

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Here’s how to protect you and older adults from heat and illness during the hot summer months

Have you ever heard the saying, “It’s hotter than the Fourth of July?” According to weather.com, warm weather records have been crushing cold weather records by more than a 5-to-1 ratio through mid-April 2017. On June 20, American Airlines canceled…

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Remembering and Honoring Mom on Mother’s Day

                        As Mother’s Day approaches, Sunday, May 14, please take the time to honor your mother and all mothers during the month of May for the gifts they share…

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Want to avoid identity theft? Here’s how.

                        Did you know that Identity Theft is a big threat to everybody; particularly to our senior population? Here are important tips and warning signs on how to avoid…

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Enjoy the 2016 Holiday with aging parents and loved ones

The holiday season gives us many reasons to be grateful for family and friends and for the freedom to celebrate.  We also have loving and lasting memories of those who are no longer with us. This season typically includes hosting…

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Express Your Appreciation to a Veteran on Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, and throughout the month of November, let’s take the time to remember and express our appreciation to our seniors; those men and women who have served honorably in our military and those who have…

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September is National Falls Prevention Month

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths and non-injury related for seniors 65 and older? At any time or place, your aging loved one is at risk of falling. However, there are precautions you can take…

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Is This Someone You Know?

  My mother, Ruth, was always a very strong and vibrant woman. She was active, and when she had spare time, made sure she visited with family and friends. Then, one day, family members and several of her friends noticed…

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Alzheimer’s Disease – It Can Affect Your Family Life

  My dad, John, was always a very strong man with a positive, caring attitude. Most of his life, he worked two jobs; one full-time during the day and the other part-time, two to three evenings during the week. When…

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February Is American Heart Month: Let’s Have a Heart-to-Heart Talk About Heart Disease

When does the aging process begin? Well, it begins without delay when we’re born. The older we get, the more aches and pains we have to put up with. As our body changes, diseases begin to appear, especially during our…

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