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10 Tips for Communicating With a Loved One With Alzheimer’s

10 Tips for Communicating With a Loved One With Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease causes progressive brain damage and nerve cell failure, which can result in a wide range of symptoms. Although most people associate Alzheimer’s disease with memory problems, difficulty communicating is another major symptom. People with dementia may forget recent conversations, repeat themselves, have trouble organizing their thoughts, and more.…

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11 Simple Ways for Seniors to Stay Active Indoors

Getting enough exercise is an important part of staying healthy, especially for seniors. Working out can reduce their risk of falling and developing chronic conditions like diabetes, osteoporosis, and heart disease. Studies have even shown that regular exercise can help prevent cognitive decline and dementia in older adults. During the winter when temperatures drop, it may be more difficult for…

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5 Tips For Caregivers to Help Seniors Overcome Loneliness

According to Time magazine, approximately 33% of seniors are lonely which, while completely normal, if left unchecked for too long, can be detrimental to their health in mild and severe ways. In fact, Time states “research indicates that chronic loneliness can affect older adults’ physical well-being, memory, life expectancy, and mental health.” Now before this worries you too much, know that there…

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5 Halloween Activities For Seniors and Their Family

Halloween season (aka all of October) is a great opportunity to engage in Halloween-related activities with the family. These 5 Halloween activities are great for bringing the family together to enjoy some spooky good fun and help everyone get into the spirit of the season.  Decorate pumpkins Decorating pumpkins is a classic fall activity. Instead of using sharp knives to…

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9 Long-Distance Caregiving Tips

It’s not always possible for family caregivers to live near their loved one which may be stressful for the caregiver and their family. Whether you need to move away for work, school, or any other personal reason, you may be wondering if you can meet your aging relative’s needs from afar. While not impossible, it may be difficult to manage…

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