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A sunny day is a great opportunity to take mom or dad on an adventure. The exposure to fresh air and vitamin D is highly beneficial for the brain, bones, and muscles, and can improve an individual?s cognitive function, overall mood, and outlook on life. Socialization beyond their community is also advantageous and invigorating, decreasing […]
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If your loved one is dealing with Alzheimer?s-related dementia, they may feel anxiety for several reasons, including events or stimuli that inhibit their ability to feel comfortable in their surroundings. When you?re engaged in memory care, establishing a predictable, calming environment can help eliminate things that may be stressors or triggers. Dementia anxiety is often […]
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Are your parents weighing the decision to stay in their own home? A senior?s decision to age in place for as long as they are safely able does not come lightly, for the senior in question or their loved ones. While the choice is ultimately made to maintain a certain quality of life as they […]
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Most of us think of life insurance as a benefit we purchase for the family we leave behind, and of course, that?s mostly true. But life insurance policies that offer a cash value option ? typically whole life policies whose premiums partially fund accessible reserves ? can also be a source of real-time cash while […]
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As we move towards retirement, many of us look forward to having more time to devote to the hobbies and activities we love, whether it?s longer days on the links or puttering in the garden. Staying active doing what we love is of course important and something we all should strive for. But experts on […]
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?Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.? ? Hippocrates For advice written thousands of years ago, Hippocrates? words pose an uncanny connection to today?s heightened awareness around the therapeutic and preventive power of the foods we eat. When it comes to heart and brain health, doctors today see this role as connected […]
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50 million people around the world suffer from some sort of dementia, its most common causes being Alzheimer?s disease and vascular abnormalities. Testing to determine dementia?s specific origins involves a sophisticated process of elimination; there is no single assessment tool to unlock the mystery. Everything from diabetes to heart disease to kidney issues to vitamin deficiency […]
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No matter how healthy and fit we are as we age or whether we live at home or in a senior living community, once we pass 65 we are unfortunately at greater risk of falling. The CDC estimates that risk at 25%; if we do actually take a tumble, the risk of a second spill […]
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Recent news from the CDC paints an encouraging picture of American life expectancy, with more of us than ever living longer, healthier lives. And yet greater life expectancy can still carry a higher risk for chronic health problems like heart disease and diabetes that require sufficient monitoring and treatment, whether you enjoy the safety net […]
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It can be challenging to make new friends in life?s later stages. The pipeline of connections often dwindles, with friends and family moving away or passing on, and natural workplace camaraderie replaced by the more solitary pace of retirement. In fact, our senior years can be among the loneliest, even posing significant health risks for […]
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