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      Planning Ahead for Improved Senior Safety

      By Michael Drew | July 24, 2017

      How often have you thought about the future? Most younger adults plan for retirement starting sometime in their late 20s, 30s, or hopefully by their 40s. Certain financial situations can arise that slow down retirement planning, but the gist of this story is to show that people plan ahead, even if they aren’t the most…

      Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

      By Jessica Lener, MSN, RN | July 21, 2017

      Alzheimer’s Care: When Ronald Regan announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1994, he joined one of approximately 2 million American’s suffering from this degenerative brain disease (Rothman, 2016). A little over twenty years later, we now have more than 5 million people who have been diagnosed and are in various stages of the disease process. Prolonged life expectancy, the number of baby-boomers reaching an older age, and the advances in science and early detection have all contributed to this increase. 

      Health Foods That are Not That Healthy

      By Oscar Isacsson, M.S., CSCS | July 20, 2017

      Senior Nutrition & Wellness: There are tons of foods that are marketed as healthy. Sometimes you need to pay a little extra attention to really figure out whether something is good for you or not so good for you. A lot of marketers realize that there is a big need for healthy foods, however, sometimes the claims are slightly over exaggerated. Some items named as healthy can be far from it. Foods that are truly healthy for you will not have a healthy label. For example, broccoli is not going to have a “low fat”, “high in fiber”, “Great source of vitamins”, “gluten free”, label on it because it’s broccoli and everybody knows it’s awesome for you. 

      Strengthening Exercises to Help Seniors to Be Safer at Home

      By Perry C. Doc Alleva | June 26, 2017

      Safety should certainly be a major concern for people throughout their life. Unfortunately, many younger, healthier, stronger adults have a tendency to rush around and try to do too many things, and that has a tendency to put them and possibly others at unnecessary risk. In many cases, nothing bad happens, but relying on luck…

      What Reasons Did Mom Give for Not Wanting to Hear About Home Care Support?

      By Vicki & Brian Day | June 23, 2017

      You’ve been trying to talk to your mother about home care options, but it never seems that she’s listening. You tried to confront her about this and asked her why she wouldn’t even consider the prospect of hiring a home care aide, and after some lengthy discussion you finally managed to squeeze out of her…

      Do You Have a Safety Checklist for Mom at Home?

      By Renato Amorim | June 21, 2017

      Your mother may be in her 70s or 80s and is living alone, and while you may provide some level of support for her from time to time, how or where is she about the various safety risks that exist all around? Most people have a tendency to overestimate their physical abilities, regardless of their…




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