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How to Help Aging Parents Without Overstepping Boundaries

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By vichie81 / Shutterstock.com Helping your aging parents just enough, but not too much, can make it tough to strike a balance that preserves your relationship and their independence as much as possible. If you’re not sure what to do, here are six ways to help

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Fun Activities for Older Adults with Dementia

Fun Activities for Older Adults with Dementia

Over 55 million people worldwide have dementia, so the odds are very high that you already know someone who has it or is going to develop it sooner or later. Even if your elderly loved ones never fully develop dementia, some level of memory loss

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Hot Weather Safety Tips for Older Adults

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Older Adults

Seniors’ bodies don’t cope as well with heat as younger people’s bodies do, making them more vulnerable to all sorts of heat-related illnesses. With summer coming up soon, we’re shining a light on the potential hazards of the hotter months and talking about what older

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5 Options for Elderly Care at Home

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By Inside Creative House/Shutterstock.com While living facilities for seniors are a great option for some, many elderly people understandably want to age in place. However, many seniors still need some kind of assistance, even if they are still living at home. Here are five options for

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How to Help Someone with Dementia

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By Motortion Films/Shutterstock.com Not sure how to help someone with dementia? In this quick guide, we’re offering our top tips for helping someone suffering from memory loss — from making their home safe to walking together every day. Stick to a daily routine. Having a daily routine is

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How to Help Someone with Alzheimer’s in a Heartfelt Way

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By Photographee.eu/Shutterstock.com It’s hard to care for someone with Alzheimer’s if you don’t know about the disease or its progression. One of the most important things that you can do for both of your sakes is to educate yourself about the disease and what you can

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How Can We Enhance Elderly People’s Lives?

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There’s no denying that the modern world isn’t designed for elderly people and often ignores their needs. Thus, it takes some individual initiative to enhance the lives of your loved ones and really help them achieve their greatest quality of life. Here are 17 things

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32 Things That Are Useful for the Elderly

32 Things That Are Useful for the Elderly

Modern life isn’t designed for the elderly, but thankfully there are many exciting hacks and devices that make it possible to navigate daily life independently. In this guide, we’ll cover 32 things that are useful for the elderly. While this list may seem comprehensive, there

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Best Adaptive Clothing for ALS Patients

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that causes voluntary muscle action to degenerate over time. ALS makes daily activities, including getting dressed, very difficult as the disease progresses. Thankfully, clothing specially designed for ALS patients can make this process

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