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Dementia Communication Strategies and Tips
Sep21

Dementia Communication Strategies and Tips

For a family member or caregiver in charge of someone with dementia, one will quickly realize the importance of dementia communication strategies. Someone diagnosed with dementia will experience a loss of communication skills as the disease progresses. This is tragic because all human beings rely on communication to express their thoughts and feelings to others. And without it, the dementia patient suffers from confusion, frustration,...

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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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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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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving for Diabetics
Nov01

How to Enjoy Thanksgiving for Diabetics

Seniors are at a greater risk of developing diabetes than younger people. Whether you are at a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes is determined by how much sugar you have eaten in your lifetime. Because elderly people have had more opportunities to eat sugar, their chances of developing diabetes are ultimately greater. Type 1 diabetes is developed at a younger age while type 2 usually develops in middle-aged or elderly people....

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Technology for Seniors: How to Stay in Touch
Sep23

Technology for Seniors: How to Stay in Touch

You may have heard people say, “It’s so easy to stay in touch nowadays!” However, staying in touch is not easy unless you know how to do it. Studies show that seniors who stay in touch with their loved ones live healthier and happier lives. Spending quality time with loved ones is always important and beneficial, but sometimes it’s just not possible. You and your loved ones might be too busy to visit each other, so it’s...

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