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Important Talks to Have with Aging Parents Over the Holidays

Important Talks to Have with Aging Parents Over the Holidays

As much as the holidays are time for celebration and joy, they may also be the time for important discussions with aging parents and loved ones about retirement, care needs, and financial decisions for the future. If you are taking care of your aging mom, dad, grandparents, or another loved one, it may be time to talk about the future, while in the present.

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Dad’s Journey

Dad’s Journey

Some people living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia can remain calm and easy-going. But for others, they may develop intense feelings of anger and aggression. Finding ways to cope with these situations and changes can make it easier for both caregivers and loved ones struggling with dementia.

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Fall Prevention for Seniors

Fall Prevention for Seniors

Every year, millions of older adults fall. What’s even more troubling, is that more than one in four adults fall every year and less than half of these adults tell their doctor. And if an older adult falls once, this doubles their chances of falling again, and the risk of falling and fall-related problems rises with age. There is good news, though. Many falls can be prevented, and there are steps that can be taken to help reduce the risk of falling for seniors.

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Pickleball is All the Rage Right Now

Pickleball is All the Rage Right Now

Pickleball is a fun, social, and easy to learn game that’s quickly gaining popularity in the United States. With inexpensive equipment and simple rules, pickleball is a game that can be enjoyed by all ages, and can be a great physical activity for aging adults.

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Legal Considerations for Seniors

Legal Considerations for Seniors

When making considerations for your aging loved ones, legal matters are of the utmost importance. It can be difficult to discuss these topics; however, if your loved one are aging and entering their final stages of life, these decisions are critical to have in place. If you’re beginning discussions about eldercare services with your elderly or aging loved ones, this is a good opportunity to discuss legal decisions as well.

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Communicating with Dementia

Communicating with Dementia

Dementia is a progressive condition that gradually affects a person’s cognitive functioning. It can affect language, their ability to remember, and how they express emotions, which can make communicating with them challenging. While every situation may not be preventable, there are some things that you can do to help soothe agitation and make it calmer for everyone. Understanding their emotions, needs, and wishes can help you continue to care for your loved ones as the dementia progresses.

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What is an Aging Life Care Manager – And Are They Right for You?

What is an Aging Life Care Manager – And Are They Right for You?

If you’re an older adult or concerned caregiver having concerns about aging, an Aging Life Care Manager, also known as a Geriatric Care Manager, may be the right fit for you. Trained to work with older adults, Aging Life Care Professionals help clients, and their families, deal with all aspects of their life, including medical, nutritional, psychological, financial, safety, and social concerns.

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Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver Burnout

Caregivers perform a distinctive and necessary service for those that they care for. When providing care for long periods of time, it can be easy to fall into a routine of neglecting personal care. Many caregivers feel guilty for spending time and resources on themselves rather than their loved ones. When caregivers don’t get the help that they need, burnout comes quickly.

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Habits to Cultivate a Healthy Lifestyle This Spring

Habits to Cultivate a Healthy Lifestyle This Spring

Seasonal changes not only affect the world around us, but they affect our minds and bodies as well. With longer days, more sunshine, warmer weather, and summer within reach, now is the perfect time to get started on healthy habits to help you cultivate a healthier lifestyle.

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Spirituality as you Age

Spirituality as you Age

Religion and spirituality play an important role in the mental health of many seniors. With social isolation, chronic conditions, and mental health issues rising, more seniors are seeking out support systems to help them cope with aging related complications.

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