5 Safe Summer Activities for Seniors

Summertime is here! For many of us, that means vacation, backyard barbeques and day trips to the beach. While we enjoy time with family and friends in the warm sunshine, our aging loved ones could be spending most of their time indoors to avoid the heat. Although it is not advised that seniors spend their…

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Communicating with Someone Who Has Dementia

It is very difficult to watch your loved one’s health deteriorate from a progressive disease like dementia. There are many different forms of dementia, from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s, and all weaken the mind over time. However, what can be most challenging to accept is the change in your family member’s personality. Whether it’s Mom, Dad…

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Online Safety Tips for Seniors

In the 21st century, many of us have become tech savvy enough to avoid common internet scams, but there is a group that is still consistently targeted: senior citizens. Older individuals tend to be more susceptible to online fraud and identity theft because of their lack of experience with new technology. Although there are many…

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Fact vs. Fiction

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is a serious condition that currently affects about five million Americans. By 2050, the Alzheimer’s Association projects that number to be as high as 16 million. Alzheimer’s disease is currently not curable and the causes remain somewhat complex. If a family member has this condition, you may…

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