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Tips to Combating Forgetfulness with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's

What is Alzheimer's? Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder of the brain that slowly destroys thinking skills and memory. At its most advanced stages, it can even destroy one’s ability to carry out simple daily tasks. Unfortunately, this disease is common. In fact, it is the

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9 Tips For Dealing With Incontinence

Do You Suffer With Incontinence? Many people in the later stages of life suffer from some form of incontinence. As a senior with incontinence, the first thing for you to know is that it’s normal. Many of your friends have the same condition, and it’s not

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10 Gift Ideas For Elderly Parents 2020

Gift Ideas for Elderly Parents

Are You Looking For The Perfect Gift Ideas For Elderly Parents? Giving Gifts is a great way to show that you care. Any gesture, big or small, is appreciated by the one receiving. And gift giving is even more special when you do it for your

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How Sleep Affects Health and Changes With Aging

Picture of bed perfectly made in bedroom

Sleeping. Everybody needs it. Many of us don’t get enough of it. These are common truths that almost everyone knows. But recently, I had the opportunity to learn quite a bit more about sleep, and how it affects health. I came away convinced that sleep is a

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Thanksgiving Holiday Activities For Seniors

Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is almost here, and this is the perfect opportunity to make the days ahead brighter and festive for the elderly in nursing homes and facilities or those living at home with limited mobility due to a health concern. The Thanksgiving holiday festivities don’t need

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How Home Automation Helps Seniors Maintain Independence

For seniors and others with disabilities, living independently at home is extremely important. Nearly 90 percent of seniors say they prefer to age in place, staying in their own homes and communities for as long as it is safe to do so. Unfortunately, the reality

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Seated Exercises for Seniors

Exercise at any capacity is vital for people of all ages, even seniors. It can maintain overall health, prevent injuries, and lower the risk of developing diseases. It is therefore tremendously beneficial for older adults to be physically active. There are many different exercises seniors can

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Taking Care of Dementia Naturally

Caring for a dementia patient

What is dementia? "Dementia," is a progressive loss of mental function due to a certain illness that affects the brain. According to the research, 80% of U.S dementia cases are caused by Alzheimer’s disease. Sometimes, it becomes hard to handle because caring for someone suffering

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