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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Seniors 2022

Mother and daughter on Valentine's Day

Are You Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for the Senior in Your LIfe? Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection for their loved ones and that could include your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives or

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Great Gift Ideas for Assisted Living

As the holidays draw closer and closer, one of your biggest questions may be what to give older family members or elderly relatives who are in assisted-living facilities. Whether it's your parents, grandparents, or other relatives, in most cases they will tell you they need

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Making Medicare Work for Assisted Living Residents

Young women sitting beside bed and holding hand of older man laying down.

What does Medicare cover when it comes to aging? As caregivers and family members it is important to know what to expect when the time comes for extended health care services or moves into assisted living homes.

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Gift Ideas For Nursing Home Residents

Gift ideas for Nursing Home Residents

The holiday season is busy for so many reasons! You are trying to find the perfect gift, you are scheduling weekend plans, and you also want to spend some quality time with your loved ones who are living in skilled nursing homes. It is easy

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5 Tips for Coping with Hearing Loss

Senior with hearing aids

Is your senior loved one experiencing hearing loss? A change in hearing function can be frustrating and the one experiencing these changes can feel isolated and depressed. With so many advancements in healthcare, impairment in hearing functions can be corrected with a variety of hearing

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5 Tips for Preventing Heat Stroke in Seniors

Preventing heatstrokes in seniors

Extremely hot temperatures can be harmful to anyone, but seniors are particularly vulnerable to heat strokes when the weather gets too hot. Seniors with the lowered immune systems, heart disease, or general weakness are susceptible to heat strokes. Whether your elderly loved is in a

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Coronavirus & Seniors: How to Keep Isolated Seniors Engaged?

Activities for seniors in nursing care facilities

Who is at higher risk of contracting the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)? Elderly and senior citizens are more vulnerable to this virus and some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. This includes: Older adultsPeople who have serious chronic medical conditions

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