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January 23, 2020

What is a Plant-Based Diet?

 

Do you remember the times when a vegetarian diet was the only commonly-discussed alternative eating method? Nowadays there are new diet buzzwords, phrases, and trends that are constantly thrown around. With everything from vegan to keto diets...

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January 17, 2020

7 Benefits of Respite Care at an Assisted Living Community

 

Being a full-time caregiver is a challenging and strenuous activity that takes a lot out of us. However, many of us still take on this task to provide care for our loved ones. That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t take advantage of respite care...

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December 23, 2019

How to Keep Seniors Warm: 8 Solutions for Cold Midwest Winters

 

Winter in the midwest is no joke! Sudden storms and freezing temperatures can make life difficult for anyone who lives here—especially for seniors. It’s important for seniors to have a steady internal temperature, as their bodies aren’t able to...

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December 18, 2019

Tips for Healthy Eating Over the Holidays

 

The holidays are notorious for overindulgence, whether it’s from eating too much at the family dinner table or from having too much rich and sugary food that isn’t healthy for us. But what can you do over the holidays to avoid packing on the...

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December 13, 2019

5 Ways to Celebrate Holiday Traditions in Assisted Living

 

Many of our most treasured holiday memories take place at Mom and Dad’s house. So after a loved one has moved into a senior living facility such as an assisted living community, it may feel like you can’t celebrate the usual holiday traditions....

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December 3, 2019

Understanding Senior Loneliness and Depression

 

It’s important to be involved with your loved one’s health as they age so you can best assist them with medications, doctor’s visits, and other care needs. While being aware of the physical needs of your family members is essential, it’s...

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November 27, 2019

The 7 Best Retirement Hobbies for Creative Types

 

After retirement, you might discover that you have more time on your hands than originally expected. In order to fill that time, many seniors start exploring new hobbies and activities. But many common activities like golfing, traveling, and...

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November 20, 2019

How to Recognize Early Signs of Dementia in Seniors

 

As a sizable percentage of the population reaches old age, many families worry about the health of their loved ones. A common fear is that a senior family member will be diagnosed with dementia. Dementia, which is a name given to describe a...

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November 14, 2019

3 Tips to Help Your Loved One Avoid Fraud

 

Senior abuse in the form of financial scams is a huge problem—especially as scammers are changing tactics and taking advantage of fears and uncertainties. In fact, recent reports say anywhere from 3 billion to 30 billion dollars are lost every...

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