• How Much Sleep Do Older Adults Need?

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    Getting adequate sleep is essential for overall health. People who consistently get insufficient sleep are more likely to suffer from certain health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and anxiety or depression. It’s a well-known fact that children need between 9 and 13 hours of sleep per day, depending on their age. […]

  • How Assisted Living Can Make Your Life Easier Every Day

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    As an older adult, you’re probably noticing changes in your energy levels and physical capabilities. These changes are normal and a natural part of aging. You may even find that daily responsibilities and chores become increasingly difficult to perform. Many people in this situation begin thinking about the benefits assisted living could provide them. From […]

  • Ways To Help Friends Family Better Understand Dementia

    When you have a loved one with dementia, it becomes essential to understand what they are going through and how to interact with them positively. Even if you feel like you understand dementia pretty well, it is a good idea to help friends and family understand it. Then, your loved one can have as many […]

  • Healthy Lifestyle for Hearing Health

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    It may seem like your hearing and lifestyle are entirely unrelated, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. The things you eat and do can directly impact how well you hear. While some types of hearing loss can’t be prevented with lifestyle changes, you may be able to slow down your hearing loss with […]

  • Four Tips To Avoid Phone Scams for Seniors

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    Seniors are naturally more trusting than younger adults. This is one of the characteristics that is most endearing about them. But unfortunately, it’s also one of the characteristics that scammers look for when determining who to trick (or attempt to defraud). Some estimates suggest that elder fraud impacts as many as 5 million mature adults […]

  • Advantages of Senior Living for Senior Older Adults

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    As your loved one ages, it’s essential to consider how you will help ensure the happiest and most secure future for them. One of the significant considerations to make is where your loved one will live. If you have a busy life and you’re not home frequently enough to provide the type of care your […]

  • Five Stimulating Activities for Your Loved One with Dementia

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    More than 50 million people around the world live with dementia. These people require extra love and attention. To better connect with the people you love and encourage healthy brain activity, it’s vital to engage in fun, brain-stimulating activities with them regularly. Here are five ideas for stimulating dementia activities you can try today. 1. […]

  • Financial Tips for Seniors in the Digital Age

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    Older adults may need help keeping their finances digitally secure. Digital banking can make it easier for your loved ones to access their finances and keep track of transactions. However, online banking can confuse older adults (which is why they often rely on their children and grandchildren to help them). Here are a few tips […]

  • Oral Care Tips for Seniors

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    As we grow older, our teeth and gums sometimes require specialized care. This is normal and is something every older adult should expect. While children are often encouraged to brush their teeth vigorously, older adults need to treat their gum tissue with more gentleness. Here are some oral care tips to follow to get the […]

  • Checklist for Choosing the Right Senior Living

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    Is it time to find the ideal senior living solution for a loved one? There are things you can do to narrow your options and make sure your loved one ends up in a community that’s a good fit. When looking for the right senior living community, consider the following considerations. Then, write them down […]

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