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Caring for Seniors in 2020: Careful Considerations
Aug11

Caring for Seniors in 2020: Careful Considerations

How can you care for someone well when you aren’t supposed to be around them? This is an issue many people have faced over the last few months due to COVID-19. Older adults who are in the high-risk population are recommended by the CDC to practice as few interactions with others as possible. Senior living facilities that are home to up to hundreds of seniors have taken countless precautions to limit the risk of a resident contracting...

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The New Norm | Video Chat Tips For Seniors
Jun08

The New Norm | Video Chat Tips For Seniors

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we go about our everyday lives. From social distancing guidelines to quarantining entire counties, we’re finding ourselves often isolated for those who mean the most to us. We’re specifically seeing this in the senior community. We know that seniors are especially susceptible to the coronavirus, which is why the majority of senior care facilities are not allowing visitors...

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Can You Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?
Jan22

Can You Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?

I sat down to eat dinner – a meal I’ve had many, many times in my life. A quesadilla dipped in sour cream. Yet, this time, within a few minutes of eating it, I started to get really hot and itchy. My stomach was painfully bloated. What was happening? Could it be the dairy? I found myself wondering, can you develop food allergies later in life, at complete random? After food journaling and a few trips to the doctor, I realized that it...

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Best Gifts for Seniors | Our Top 10 Picks
Dec18

Best Gifts for Seniors | Our Top 10 Picks

Christmas is almost here, so it’s time to start thinking about what you want to get for your loved ones. But, buying gifts for seniors can be challenging. Elderly people are often downsizing in the later stages of their lives, so they may not have room for larger presents. This is especially true if they are in the process of moving into a nursing home. When searching for gifts for seniors, you should try to look for items that...

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5 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation
Nov26

5 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation

The older we get, the more self-reliant and independent we become, right? While this is mostly true, this independence is not very sustainable. Our self-reliance is often described as a bell-curve instead of a linear increase. As we age, we generally need more help from other people. This not only applies to our physical difficulties, but it’s also relevant to our mental health. One of the most pressing issues affecting seniors...

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