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Why Everyone Over 50 Should be Training for the Senior Games


by Phil Campbell, M.S.

How To Find Affordable Senior Housing


A few years ago Miranda M. became a widow.

Review of the Changing Protein Requirements for Seniors


Youth, it is said, is wasted on the young. Too busy figuring life they hardly take the time to enjoy it.

Exercise Walking For Seniors: Preventing Foot Problems


Exercise has a very important role in the general health and the quality of life of everyone, but especially in seniors. Seniors who walk tend to look younger, sleep more soundly and have fewer visits to the doctor.

Arizona Assisted Living Homes -- The Alternative to High Priced Senior Care


The cost of skilled nursing care is slowly rising. Currently, the average cost of care in Arizona ranges from $3,500 to $4,500 per month.

10 Tips to Keep a Family Caregiver from Losing Their Mind


Caring full time for a loved one can be a challenging task, and it takes a special person to get the job done right. Patience and compassion are the two top qualities a caregiver must possess in order to be successful.

When Assistance with Long Term Care Becomes Necessary


According to the Administration on Aging, it is estimated by 2030, the older population will more than double to approximately 71.5 million.

Caregiving Across The Miles-Tips for Successful Long Distance Caregiving


Caring for a parent or a loved one is a difficult job. Your duties as a caregiver become increasingly difficult as the miles increase between you and your loved one.

Scaling Down (Almost) Painlessly


Moving to a smaller house or apartment in a retirement community almost always involves a certain degree of trauma, both for the elder who's moving and for family members. However, by planning ahead you can reduce the discomfort involved and turn what might well become a nightmare into a pleasant event.

If Using The Stairs Has Become A Daily Struggle, A Stair lift Could Change Your Life


Using stairs is an everyday nightmare for many people. As we grow older the stairs in our home can become more of a struggle due to mobility problems associated with old age, an accident or illness.

Assisted Living: Tips on How to Choose a Facility


It is easy to be fooled by fancy drapery or expensive furniture that may decorate a care facility. Even though a facility looks high class doesn't always mean the care provided is first class.

Stair Lift Buying Guide


There is no doubt that having a stair lift in your home can dramatically improve your quality of life. If you are starting to find that climbing the stairs is becoming a hazardous experience, or just hard work, then a stair lift could be the answer.

Stair Lifts - Straight and Curved Rails


There are two types of stairlift. Straight and curved.

5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care


Myths associated with selecting quality nursing home care suggest quick and easy ways to identify quality care. In fact, relying on these myths can lead to disastrous results.

Solitary Confinement -- for Life


Sixty-five year old Arthur Jones served a self-imposed life sentence - in his own home.Arthur lived in a high crime neighborhood, so he built iron cages around his outside doors and installed bars on all the windows.

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Why Elder Care Services is Unexplored in India
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Forbes

Sweden's Mobile Healthcare Units Bring Elder Care into the Home
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This is the second article in a series exploring how nations are beginning to manage demographic change. In the first article, we talked about the increasing burden that elder care places on healthcare systems worldwide. In this article, we focus on ...



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New Jersey elder care: How you can help your loved one?
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USA TODAY

Elder care: How to plan financially to take care of your aging parents
USA TODAY
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Gainesville Times

Newsmaker in business: Woodard joins Kimbrough Law in elder care role
Gainesville Times
Alice Woodard has joined Kimbrough Law as elder care coordinator. Woodard will be based in the firm's Gainesville office. The Athens and Gainesville-based elder law firm provides support to those caring for elderly loved ones. Woodard holds a Bachelor ...



Hartford Courant

Connecticut Elder Care Agencies Coming Out As LGBT Allies
Hartford Courant
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WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fred Burke, a Co-founder and President/CEO of Atlanta, GA-based Guardian Pharmacy Services has been tapped to serve as the new Chairman of the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), the Washington D ...

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Aging Japan: Robots may have role in future of elder care
Reuters
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