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How Kids Cope with Alzheimer’s in Grandparents

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Alzheimer’s and dementia touches so many families. And with so much focus on the person who has dementia, sometimes younger family members don’t receive the attention they may need during the process, or the illness may not explained in a way they can understand. We love this article by  CAROL BRADLEY BURSACK Grandpa is Scary: How Kids Cope with…

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Preparing for Caring: With Age Comes Responsibility

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Perhaps you’re anticipating the moment when you find yourself taking extensive responsibility for your elderly parents. This role reversal, however clearly you see it coming, is almost always emotionally draining. It can also be physically and mentally exhausting, not to mention financially taxing. But there are some things you and your parents can do now…

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Assisted Living: What Can You Expect?

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There are many fears that come with age, but none are as prominent as the fear of moving into an assisted living facility. While many people have stereotyped assisted living facilities to be a sad, boring, and abusive environment, that could not be farther from the truth. So, what should you expect from assisted living?…

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20 Questions To Ask Retirement Communities

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Here are twenty important questions to think about when considering a retirement community: Do you like the outward appearance of the residence and is the interior clean, attractive and free of questionable odors? Were you greeted by the staff in a warm and friendly manner? Were you able to speak with residents? Were you able to…

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Energy Alert: 6 Low Impact Exercises for Seniors

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One of the joys of getting older is that exercise gets easier. When we’re young, we may need to do vigorous activities to see a difference. But as we get older, even gentle, low-impact exercises can have an immediate impact on our well-being. Simply bringing your awareness to the way you move can transform a…

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