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How You Can Benefit from a Caregiver Support Group

Taking on the role of caregiver is one of the most satisfying vocations you can have. It can also be the most overwhelming. Suddenly,...

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...

Taking Care of Elderly Parents with Dementia and Uninvolved Siblings

Taking care of elderly parents with dementia and uninvolved siblings is an ongoing problem for many.  This is constantly a tough topic to talk about....

10 Top Reasons Baby Boomers are Choosing to Stay in Their...

Ten Major Reasons to Plan Ahead Retirement for baby boomers is very different from other generations. Boomers are working later in life, starting second careers...

Off Balance ? Try Tai Chi for Seniors

  Tai chi for seniors is a healthy exercise that simultaneously relaxes and invigorates the body. Many individuals perform tai chi, also spelled t'ai chi,...

Elder Independence: Caregiver Tip to Avoid Dependence

Do you encourage elder independence or dependence? The most common mistake most care partners make is doing things for their aging family member that can...

Can’t Sleep? Difficulty Falling Asleep? Often A Side Effect of...

Can’t sleep and sleep problems, as we age, are not an expected part of the human aging process. Difficulty falling asleep or always feeling like you...

Honoring Veterans On Memorial Day

Honoring Veterans on Memorial day.... I remember as a young girl how special Memorial day was to many. For us, it was a day...

Self Neglect and Depression In Caregivers: Why You Need to Put...

This article on Self neglect and Depression in Caregivers was submitted by Mel Gaynor... It is not uncommon for carers to feel extremely guilty when...

Cancer Treatment Side Effects: There is a Time to Treat and...

Palliative cancer treatment side effects can be difficult to endure for many patients. I feel that patients need to be armed with facts and...