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    Well Kept Secret of How Activities for Senior Citizens Slows Aging

    Activities for senior citizens can include hobbies like cabinet building, cake decorating, painting, crafting, swimming and a host of other things. Hobbies have a mind body connection that benefits active seniors aging in place by promoting their...

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    Caring For An Aging Parent – An 80 Year Old Stubborn Father

    Caring for an aging parent , an 80 year old stubborn father Anonymous writes in: My father is in his late 80’s. He’s been fairly independent until the last year. He has lived alone since my mother...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Alzheimer’s Dementia and Hoarding Behavior

    Anna of  Lodi, Calif writes in about a mom with Alzheimer’s dementia and hoarding behaviors. I saw things with my mom now at 87 years old. When I was 11, she would save cash receipts from the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Advance Directives: Making Your Wishes Known

    An advance directive is a legal document that allows you to make your medical/healthcare wishes known to your family, friends and medical personnel in the event you become unable to make decisions for yourself. (ex: stroke, coma,)...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    The Physical Caregiver Challenges of Providing Care

    The physical caregiver challenges of providing care is a topic most family caregivers do not think about until it is too late. Providing care at home, to help an aging family member, age in place, provides for...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    6 Tips to Navigate Non-Medicare Home Care Agencies

    Preparing for future care plans- it is important to understand non Medicare home care agencies… We are an aging population that is living longer and healthier than previous generations. So it is important to plan and prepare...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Nine Reasons to Age in Place

    To age in place is a growing trend. The well-known saying “There’s No Place Like Home” becomes more meaningful as we age.   Surveys like the one done by the American Association of Retired Persons all seem to...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Caring For An Aging Parent – An 80 Year Old Stubborn Father

    Caring for an aging parent , an 80 year old stubborn father Anonymous writes in: My father is in his late 80’s. He’s been fairly independent until the last year. He has lived alone since my mother...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Home Health Care Products For Aging In Place

    Home health care products help to promote independence and freedom for many aging individuals. Successful aging allows an individual to remain as independent for as long as possible.Choosing the right health care product for home use begins...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Caregiver Stress and Feelings of Guilt

    Amy is experiencing caregiver stress and feeling of guilt. She sent this in to get the opinion of others. I hope you will share your thoughts with her. Amy shares: As a caregiver for my elderly grandfather...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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