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Top 5 Technology Tools and Devices for Seniors

Technology for Seniors

Our world is becoming interconnected, where family and friends across a continent can interact with and see each other at a moment’s notice. But how do we make sure some of our most vulnerable friends and family don’t miss out...

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Diabetes Awareness Month

elderly diabetes awareness

Diabetes is a serious condition that affects 30.3 million people in America. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and we want to give you our guide to understanding and treating diabetes to help you or your loved ones stay healthy.

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter Safety for Seniors

Winter is a beautiful season, but the ice and snow can make it difficult for anyone—especially seniors. Although this season presents some unique challenges, it’s possible to be prepared to face them.

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5 Best Exercises for Arthritis

Couple Exercising

Exercise can be an extremely helpful tool to combat arthritis. Not only can it help reduce pain, exercise can also increase range of motion, boost joint flexibility, and even improve your mood.

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How Family Caregivers can Prevent Burning Out

Family Caregiver and Patient

Being a caregiver can be stressful and strenuous, and can lead to caregiver fatigue if not averted. Let’s take a look at the different ways family caregivers can protect themselves from burnout when supporting a friend or loved one.

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5 Ways to Prevent Memory Disorders

5 ways to prevent memory disorders

Alzheimer’s Disease International has declared September to be International Alzheimer’s Month, a time where people can become more aware of the effects of these diseases and what they can do to prevent them.

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Handling Grief After Losing a Spouse

Senior on park bench

Imagining a future without your partner can be an incredibly intimidating thing. By developing new interests outside of your home, you can start to cope with this new stage in your life.

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How to Prevent Depression in the Elderly

Preventing Depression in Elderly

Depression is a common problem that many people face as they age. It’s important to recognize the symptoms in you or a loved one, and take proactive measures to ensure that your mental health remains a priority.

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What Are the Stages of Dementia?

stages of dementia

Dementia occurs as a result of damage to or loss in nerve cells and their connections in the brain. Health professionals often discuss the stages of dementia and outline how far an individual’s cognitive decline has progressed by stages.

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Tornado Season is Upon Us

Tornado Season

While Spring is a wonderful time of the year, it also is a signal that tornado season is just around the corner. Are you prepared if the sirens go off?

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The Power of Touch

Importance of Touch

Whether we are a newborn infant, a petulant teenager, an overwhelmed new mother or an aging senior citizen, the power of touch can produce miraculous results.

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Winter Woes

Winter can present a variety of obstacles that are difficult for seniors to manage. Learn why senior care is the ideal way to keep the season safe and joyful.

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Using Lotsa Helping Hands to Organize Care

Lotsa Helping Hands Senior Help

Managing care for a loved one or senior who requires daily assistance can be exhausting, especially if you are attempting to organize care by yourself. Lotsa Helping Hands connects you to a local community and provides tools that can help...

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Tai Chi-tastic!

Tai Chi for Seniors

Most of us have had a friend say to us "You should try Tai Chi - it's so good for you!" And it is! Tai Chi is easy to learn exercise that promotes better health.

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Healthy Habits for Seniors

Health Tips for Seniors

Good health habits can prevent disease and prolong your life and improve your quality of life. These healthy habits can produce long-lasting rewards.

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Technology for Seniors

Technology for Seniors

Modern technology is constantly developing new ways that we can connect electronically. Studies have shown that the seniors often benefit from such advances as much or more than the rest of us. Yet while technological innovations make it easy for...

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Improve Life for Everyone with Volunteer Activities

Senior Volunteer Activities

Volunteering has been proven to be so helpful in allowing seniors to find purpose and combat depression that the United Kingdom’s National Health Service has labeled volunteering as one of the five recommended ways to improve and maintain health and...

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Choosing an Assisted Living Community

Choosing an Assisted Living Community

Maybe you or a loved one has started to think about letting someone else do the cleaning and housework, or perhaps you need more help than you used to get through your day. Perhaps you care for a parent whose...

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Feed Your Best Life: Senior Nutrition

Nutrition is the key that can unlock health and healing - your diet can help you to stay away from the doctor and enjoy your life more! The healthy food choices you make when you eat affect your mood and...

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Should you visit your loved one everyday?

Assisted Living Benefits

 by Robyn Tellefsen When your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, visits to a care facility can be a challenge, and typical visiting rules won’t always apply. You don’t want to leave her alone, but what can...

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Things You Might Not Know about Assisted Living

Assisted Living

Things You Might Not Know about Assisted Living With what may seem like so many different options available for senior living today, you may be confused about what you should do to provide the best possible ongoing care for your...

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Senior Living Options for Couples

Happy old age

Senior Living Options for Couples As couples age, they may begin to find that their individual healthcare needs have started to change. Sometimes one spouse is healthy and independent, while the other has some chronic conditions and requires more assistance...

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How to Make the Most of Your Retirement

Retirement Community

Retirement is difficult to handle no matter your individual situation. You might've made millions over your career or just worked hard to pay the rent each month. By definition, retirement brings drastic changes to your everyday life. And that can...

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How to Find Happiness in Old Age

Happy old age

Far too many people believe that once you reach a certain age -- whether it's 65, 69, 72, etc. -- you can no longer get any happier. That is not true at all. Happiness can be just as easily achieved...

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3 Tips for a More Fulfilling Retirement

Fulfilling Retirement

Despite what you might have heard, getting old isn't fun. Your body just can't handle the simple tasks that you might have been able to do even just a few years ago. You have to medicate more and do less....

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Have a Loved One Who Is Struggling?

Assisted Living

Seeing a loved one struggle in their old age can be one of the most difficult things in life. It's a hard situation for everyone involved, and it has to be handled with extreme care. Adult communities in Virginia don't...

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