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Benefits for Both When Seniors Engage with Younger Generations

Benefits for Both When Seniors Engage with Younger Generations

As our world evolves and families live miles apart, it seems that young and old are not brought together as frequently as in prior generations. Today’s millennials are vastly different than their grandparents. They are largely removed from institutions, according to a recent Pew Research report, including families. In many cases, their parents both worked… Continue Reading

Prevent Wandering by Seniors with Dementia – Family Caregiver Tip

Prevent Wandering by Seniors with Dementia – Family Caregiver Tip

Family caregivers, especially of seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, worry that when they try to rest or complete a task their loved one will wander off. Senior loved ones who have dementia are likely to wander as the disease progresses. In fact, three out of five people with dementia will wander. That’s an estimated 3… Continue Reading

Saving Precious Time in the Kitchen – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Saving Precious Time in the Kitchen – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

We all wish we had more hours in the day to get everything accomplished that we have on our to-do lists. That’s especially true for family caregivers trying to balance caring for senior loved ones and their own families, many while employed full time! Finding shortcuts to doing everyday chores can help give caregivers back the gift… Continue Reading

Preparing to Face Storm Dangers – Act Now to Help Seniors Stay Safe

Preparing to Face Storm Dangers – Act Now to Help Seniors Stay Safe

As family caregivers, we worry each day about the safety of our seniors, whether they live next door, in our homes, or far away. Caregivers worry whether senior loved ones are safe in their homes, if they are taking their medicine correctly, if they are eating, or if they are safe driving — among a multitude of other concerns. That’s a… Continue Reading

Advances in Healthcare for Older Adults – 15 Years of Progress

Advances in Healthcare for Older Adults – 15 Years of Progress

Health is key to our ability to achieve successful aging. Improving the health and quality of life for the world’s seniors is a pursuit of scientists across the globe. One organization has been bringing advances in medical care and research to the attention of the medical profession for many years – The American Geriatrics Society. They… Continue Reading





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