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16 Best Gifts for Stroke Victims

16 Best Gifts for Stroke Victims

Having a stroke is a major health that can significantly impact a person’s daily living. If your loved one has recently suffered a stroke and is currently recovering from it, then you have probably realized that ordinary gift ideas aren’t usually at all helpful for

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17 Gifts for People with Arthritis

17 Gifts for People with Arthritis

Shopping for people with arthritis takes some extra effort because many traditional gifts are difficult for them to use, especially if they require a lot of hand dexterity. However, it’s so worth going the extra mile to give them a gift that will make their

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Is Your Mom Safe at Home?

Mother and daughter sitting on front porch of home in chairs. Looking at each other smiling, holding a small bouquet of white and pink flowers between them.

Everyone pushes the limits beyond what may be safe. According to the CDC, falling is the second leading cause of unintentional deaths after automobile accidents, and older people are at a much higher risk of falling.  Think about the last time you reached for that glass up on

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Best Gifts for Dementia & Alzheimer’s Patients

Best Gifts for Dementia & Alzheimer’s Patients

If your loved one has Alzheimer’s or dementia, finding them the perfect gift can be difficult. Many of the typical gift ideas for elderly people won’t be beneficial for them. To make your gift shopping a little easier this year, we have compiled a list

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15 Best Gifts for Hospital Patients

15 Best Gifts for Hospital Patients

Holiday shopping for a friend or relative staying at a hospital post-surgery or for other reasons can be a delicate endeavor. Spending the holidays in a hospital is difficult for the patient and their family and friends, especially if they have already been in the

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Best Gifts For Nursing Home Residents

Best Gifts For Nursing Home Residents

When someone moves into a nursing home, their lifestyle changes, and they no longer have as much space as they used to. This means your old standby presents may no longer be appropriate or useful for a nursing home residence and, therefore, your gift-giving strategy

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Choosing Adaptive Footwear to Prevent Slips and Falls

Choosing Adaptive Footwear to Prevent Slips and Falls

Falls are one of the most common dangers to older adults, with about one in four older adults in the United States falling each year. Many of these falls are preventable, and wearing shoes at all times except sleeping is one of the best ways

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9 Best Chair Exercises for Seniors

senior woman doing stretch sitting in chair

By pixs4u / Shutterstock.com Just because you’re wheelchair user or have limited mobility, it doesn’t mean that you can’t exercise. Chair exercises are a fantastic option for seniors who have impaired balance and struggle to work out while standing, which is why we’ve rounded up nine

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Family Activities to Do with Grandparents During the Holidays

happy family portrait in dining room

By LightField Studios / Shutterstock.com As we head into the latter half of the year, holidays will begin showing up in quick succession, which is why it’s a smart idea to have an advance plan for what family activities you can do with the grandparents. Your

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