Brain Training for Elderly

In the United States, approximately 40% of seniors (those over the age of 65 years) experience age-related memory impairment. Keep in mind, memory functions and mental health are closely connected. Helping older adults stay sharp can also improve...

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Keeping Elders Safe in Winter

Think about Home Care Services With winter upon us, it is difficult for many family members to assist elderly relatives. In some cases, it is a simple fact that distance makes it impossible to attend to elderly parents. But even...

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Winter Safety Precautions for Seniors

We have entered the “winter season”. Gone are the holidays, decorations, and family visits. Now we have cold, frost, shorter daylight hours, and possibly snow. For many seniors, winter means weeks and months of cold weather, black ice,...

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2020 Changes to Social Security

Social Security recipients will get a 1.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in their monthly benefits starting in January, 2020. The average individual retired Social Security beneficiary is expected to see a monthly benefit jump from $1,479 to $1,503,...

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Families, Elders, and Senior Support Services

When considering who provides social support for elderly parents or individuals, our first thoughts are to turn to family members. It is true that most support does come from extended relatives or family members. However, there are many...

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Elder Technology Benefits: See Your Phone!

As submitted by guest blogger, Katybeth Dee, from SelfExam.org...Part Two: Getting Smarter About Communication A smartphone has many pros and cons, and senior health and well-being fall on both sides. While tech addiction is...

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Technology Can Boost Senior Health

As submitted by guest blogger, Katybeth Dee, from SelfExam.org...Part One: Technology has become a regular part of our daily lives. For some seniors, this is exciting, while others might find technology a little confusing or even intimidating. However,...

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Sleep Quality: Benefits of a Good Night Sleep

When it comes to getting a good night's sleep, it's a question of quantity and quality. People of all ages need to get a certain amount of sleep in order to function well, but how well they sleep can also...

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