Social Activity May Lower Dementia Risk

New research examining the link between social contact and dementia has shown that group socializing can prevent the harmful effects of aging on memory. The research was conducted over a 28-year period, led by Andrew Sommerland, Ph.D. from the Division of Psychiatry at University College London (UCL). Past Research Studies Many studies have found an…

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4 Senior Financial Scams

Financial scams that target seniors have become so prevalent that many consider them “the crime of the 21st century”. The Baby Boomer generation of those well into retirement age is a common target of financial scams, partially due to the fact that these people worked when there were unions, pension plans and secure retirement saving…

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7 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer is the perfect time of year for outdoor fun. We enjoy beach days, backyard barbeques, open air shopping malls and holiday parades in the warm sunshine. Despite the carefree nature of summer, it’s important for seniors to take precautions against the sun and heat. Keep the following 7 tips in mind for a safe…

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How To Be a Good Caregiver

As our loved ones get older, their needs will grow and change. There may come a time when they need help to continue living a quality life. If your loved one can safely maintain independence, but needs help with disease management, injury recovery or everyday tasks, at-home caregiving could be the right option. Before taking…

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