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Food for Thought…and Memory

Many seniors are reading and doing crossword puzzles to fight off Alzheimer’s disease.  But is it enough?  A recent study...
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Key to Good Senior Care is Planning

Are you providing senior care to a loved one?  You are not alone. Today, there are nearly 67 million people in America...
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Special Nutrients to Boost Eye Health

Age-related macular degeneration the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in seniors.  This condition gradually destroys the part of...
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Electrodes Decrease Difficulty Swallowing

Have you noticed your elderly parent choking on her food a bit more than usual?  Have they been having trouble...
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Fun Senior Care

Pets Help Seniors Stay Healthy

May was National Pet Month, a time to celebrate the faithful dogs and the people who care for them.  Anyone...
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Senior Care

The Long Term Effects of Seniors Falling

You most likely have heard this story before: a senior has a bad fall and gets injured.  But instead of...
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stroke prevention

Think FAST to Identify Stroke Symptoms

With an estimated 795,000 people having had a stroke last year, this condition is one of the biggest concerns for...
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Being a Caregiver is a Heavy Burden

Caring for an elderly loved one can be challenging.  It is rewarding to be able to care for someone that...
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VideoCare Keeps Seniors Connected

Isolation can be dangerous.  A senior who feels alone can become depressed and it can even begin to affect his...
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Medicare News Senior Care

Seniors Benefit from the Affordable Care Act

Confused about the Affordable Care Act?  Join the majority of Americans. President Obama signed the healthcare reform law three years...
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dementia care Healthy Living

Fight the Risk of Dementia

The risk of dementia can be worrisome, not only for the senior but also for the family members caring for...
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Retirement Can Be Expensive

When saving for retirement, many grossly underestimate the amount they will need for medical expenses.  If a senior is planning...
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Caring for a Parent Comes with a Cost

People are living longer than ever and many older people find themselves caring for their parents.  Someone who once dreamed...
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Lack of Care in Nursing Homes

Health care workers from across Minnesota came to the capitol earlier this month to demand more money from the state. ...
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Exercise Healthy Living

The Key to Longevity Revealed

Well, the key to longevity may finally be revealed. A 94 year old man tells an incredibly inspiring story about...
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Healthy Living Senior Care

Senior Safety in Summertime

When you think of summer, thoughts of sunshine, swimming, and sitting on the porch with a cold ice tea in...
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The Future of Senior Care: Robots?

Could robots really be the future of senior care?  The Japanese certainly think so.  Burdened with the problems of the...
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Exercise Freedom Home Care

Creating a Dog Friendly Garden

Gardening is great exercise in the warm weather, but having a dog may make it more difficult.  Make your garden...
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Healthy Living

Finding the Meaning of Life

What is the meaning of life?  Everyone, from philosophers to theologians, has been asking this question for as long as...
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Finding Clues of Depression

Depression can happen to anyone, but some seniors are more susceptible than others.  Unfortunately, it comes in many forms.  If we are...
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