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Tips on caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease

In 2013, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 15.5 million family and friends provided 17.7 billion hours of unpaid care to Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory loss impact processing, attitudes, behaviors and communication styles among many other aspects of an individual’s life. Understanding the changes will help you, […]

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How to choose the best home care provider

According to AARP, 9 out of 10 seniors prefer to stay in their homes as they age. In response, a multitude of home care options have sprung up throughout the country. Navigating the process of choosing a home care provider can be challenging. Here are some things to keep in mind while choosing a home […]

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Benefits of home care

Home care is an excellent way for someone to continue to live in their home, safely and comfortably, for as long as they can. Home care services typically include housekeeping, cooking, personal assistance, medication reminders, transportation assistance and companionship. Individuals who could benefit from home care include those who are recovering at home from a […]

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How Technology Can Help Shape The Way You Age

How you look and feel — and how you enjoy and experience life — are affected by many factors other than the year in which you were born. In fact, some of the most significant enhancements in the mental, physical and social wellbeing of today’s seniors are being brought about by advances in technology. How […]

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Aging in Place

The U.S. Census projects that in 2056, for the first time nationwide, those ages 65 and older will outnumber those 18 years and younger. Where will they live?

According to a report from AARP, most seniors — 93 percent of Medicare enrollees aged 65 and older — are currently aging in place in traditional communities. Put another way, people are choosing to stay in their current homes, rather than moving in with other family members, or to retirement communities…

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