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November 17, 2020

Caring for Arthritic Joints in Cold Weather

If you have arthritis, you may have noticed that the weather can impact how your joints feel. In this blog, we’ll talk about why weather changes may have an effect on arthritic joints and some remedies to try at home to beat the pain.

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October 27, 2020

Appetite Loss: More Than a Sign of Aging

Loss of appetite is considered common among seniors, but this phenomenon shouldn’t be chalked up to "just getting older." In this blog, we’ll talk about some of the reasons seniors experience loss of appetite, such as medication side effects,...

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October 5, 2020

What Is a Patient Advocate and How Do They Help Seniors

Helping senior loved ones out with their healthcare often includes assisting them with understanding medical costs, billing, and similar information or finding the right type of healthcare provider. Handling these healthcare tasks can be...

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October 1, 2020

Planning Ahead: Choosing Life Insurance for Adults 55 and Older

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the life expectancy for the average American today is 78.6 years old. But even in these twilight years, it's important to make plans to provide for your spouse, any dependents and your...

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June 26, 2020

Why Start Long-term Care Planning for Seniors

 

Seniors often need long-term care when they have a serious, ongoing health condition or disability. The need for long-term care can occur abruptly, such as after a heart attack or stroke. However, commonly it develops progressively, as seniors...

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January 29, 2020

The Best Winter Vacation Spots for Traveling Seniors

Winter in the Midwest is beautiful, but it’s also chilly, and icy conditions can make outings dangerous. Many Midwesterners take a vacation during winter months to trade ice and snow for sunshine and greenery. Taking a winter vacation is a great...

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July 29, 2019

Aging & Loss of Independence: How Assisted Living Can Help

 

There are parts of aging that we don’t like to talk about, including the loss of independence that many older people face. It’s difficult to see our senior loved ones struggle with things that used to come easy to them, but it’s even harder for...

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April 4, 2018

6 Great Travel Destinations for Retirees in 2018

 

What’s your ideal vacation? Reclining on the beach, hiking the trails, exploring the city? Many people desire or plan to travel during retirement, but sometimes it’s hard to make plans into reality. But traveling is possible on any budget, and...

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March 27, 2018

Why Don't We Talk About Age?

 

It’s a question that some people dread: how old are you? There are many reasons people don’t want to talk about their age, but dodging, avoiding, and sometimes outright lying about your age could be doing more harm than good for your health,...

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