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  • Helping Seniors to Get Dressed
    by Gavin Brown on October 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    If you are a caregiver, you may find helping an older adult to get dressed very complicated. Getting dressed is simple for a healthy person. However, when people suffer from certain diseases or […]

  • 5 Tips for New Caregivers
    by Gavin Brown on October 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Perhaps you have never planned, or even thought about it, but you’ve suddenly entered the role of a caregiver. You are thrown in the deep end, and you’re struggling to find your feet. […]

  • Home Safety Tips for Seniors Who Live Alone
    by Samuel Wilkinson on October 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    What almost all seniors want is to live the rest of their days in their beloved home. This is the primary reason why a third of those seniors who don’t live in care facilities live in their […]

  • Smartphones and Older Adults: Benefits and Obstacles
    by Gavin Brown on October 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    New technology has an impact on all aspects of our lives. It drastically changed the way we communicate with our friends and family and how we get information. There is almost no person in the US who […]

  • What Is Validation Therapy?
    by Samuel Wilkinson on October 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Have you ever tried to talk with a disoriented person? If you have, you know just how difficult communication with them can be. Older adults that have dementia sometimes act like they live in a world […]

  • Jogging for the Elderly: Benefits and Tips
    by Gavin Brown on October 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Being physically active is important for all age groups. Exercising helps prevent many diseases, but your mental health can also benefit from jogging a few times a week. Jogging is not the only type […]

  • Libraries Offer Seniors More Than Just Books
    by Samuel Wilkinson on October 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    During the summer when school was on break, children needed something to keep them busy during the long and hot summer days. The libraries were used by younglings during break, because the children […]

  • What Does the UV Index Mean for Senior Skin Safety?
    by Samuel Wilkinson on October 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Summer is over, but the sun still shines brightly. Although most people tie UV index to the summer months, it is relevant in any season that has sunny days. Unfortunately, older adults have the most […]

  • How to Prepare the Elderly for Autumn
    by Gavin Brown on October 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    When I was in primary school, one day the teacher gave us a task to write about autumn. I still remember the first sentence: Autumn is my favorite season. And it’s been my favorite as long as I […]

  • 3 Reasons Why Seniors Are Getting Divorced
    by Samuel Wilkinson on October 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    The disturbing fact is that among all divorces that happen today, a quarter are among adults older than 50. Compared to the numbers twenty years ago, the number of older adults getting divorced […]