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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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Dignity, Death and America's Crisis In Elder Care
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By late 2014, Chabela Lawrence wasn't doing well. She had mostly stopped cooking and cleaning for herself and began, every so often, to get lost on her way home from the neighborhood coffee shop?the one she'd been to a least a hundred times.

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Katy attorneys to focus on elder care law - Chron.com

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Katy attorneys to focus on elder care law
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She is a member of the Katy Bar Association, Disability and Elder Law Attorney Association, The National Elder Law Association, Houston Bar Association, South Texas College of Law Alumni and the Katy Continuative Care. She is certified by Texas as an ...

Task force formed to look at elder care options - Islands' Sounder

Islands' Sounder

Task force formed to look at elder care options
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Over the last few weeks, islanders have shown concern about the limited availability of long-term care, rehabilitation and housing for San Juan County's aging and at-risk, or complex-care populations. This subject has reached crisis-level with the ...

Can These Little Robots Ease the Big Eldercare Crunch? - NBCNews.com

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Can These Little Robots Ease the Big Eldercare Crunch?
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Is the U.S. facing an eldercare crunch? By 2050, the number of Americans 65 or older will balloon to 88 million ? almost double the current tally ? and it seems there aren't enough younger people to look after them all, especially as Alzheimer's ...

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76-year-old man missing from Norco elder care center - OCRegister

76-year-old man missing from Norco elder care center
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NORCO >> A 76-year-old man who went missing from his Norco elderly care facility has Riverside County Sheriff's officials concerned, they said Friday. John McCormack suffers from dementia and diabetes and The Norco Sheriff's Office is seeking the ...

No generators may cause fines for local elder care homes - The Ledger

No generators may cause fines for local elder care homes
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LAKELAND ? State officials have removed two local elder-care facilities from its list of nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have not complied with Gov. Rick Scott's emergency order to obtain emergency generators to provide electricity ...

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How to avoid an elder care crisis - WLS-TV

How to avoid an elder care crisis
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Charlotte Bishop, a certified geriatric care manager with Creative Care Management helps families navigate the difficult reality of finding or providing help and housing for their aging relatives, while dealing with the trauma of caring for a loved one ...

New nursing home legislation would strengthen elder care ombudsman - Sun Sentinel

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New nursing home legislation would strengthen elder care ombudsman
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The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills where14 people died when it lost air conditioning during Hurricane Irma could have its license permanently revoked and fined of about $43,000.Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration made the move on ...

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Elder Care: Understanding palliative care vs. hospice - The Sentinel

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Elder Care: Understanding palliative care vs. hospice
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The concept of hospice care began in England in the late 1940s, and was introduced in the United States in the 1960s. Hospice care focuses on providing comfort rather than curative treatment for individuals who are experiencing a terminal illness. This ...

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SAGE Eldercare receives $1K grant from Investors Foundation - NJ.com

SAGE Eldercare receives $1K grant from Investors Foundation
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SAGE Eldercare recently received a $1,000 grant from the Investors Foundation. The grant will help further SAGE's Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Center, which provides seniors with structured social, physical and cognitive activities, meals planned by a ...

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