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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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It's been a sad, tough year for my family. I lost my oldest cousin and last uncle. In the same week that they passed, I had to situate my Dad in a memory care apartment due to his dementia. None of this was easy. Although nearly every financial expert ...

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Organizations providing services for older adults are increasingly moving toward independent living solutions, even as they expand their facilities.

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If an attorney fails to provide solid answers to these questions, keep looking.

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Editorial: Act would help solve looming elder care crisis - The Daily Herald

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Editorial: Act would help solve looming elder care crisis
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Those who provide care for family members have to spend an average of 20 percent of their income for out-of-pocket expenses. And that doesn't count an estimated $300,000 in lost income and benefits ? and a significant hit to their own retirement ...

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Financing long-term care - MyDaytonDailyNews

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Financing long-term care
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As noted on the Paying for Senior Care website, the Elderlife Bridge Loan can be split between up to six applicants to enable family to share the payments until the loan can be repaid. Sharing financial responsibility is looked favorably on lenders and ...

Worker stabbed to death at elder care facility in Crosby - KWLM (Willmar Radio)

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Worker stabbed to death at elder care facility in Crosby
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(Crosby MN-) A woman is dead and a suspect is in custody after a Saturday morning incident at a senior living center in Crosby. The Crosby Police Department responded to a 911 call of a reported stabbing at a facility on Heartwood Drive Saturday ...

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Elder Care: Carlisle cares about homeless and dementia - Carlisle Sentinel

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Elder Care: Carlisle cares about homeless and dementia
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During the extended sub-freezing temperatures, I heard from ?Sam,? a faith-based volunteer who serves Meals on Wheels. Sam was trying to get help for ?Joe,? a man in his 70s who lives alone in small travel-trailer that is no longer towable. Joe is ...

UK Human Resources Elder Care Program to Host Several Events This Spring - UKNow (press release)

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UK Human Resources Elder Care Program to Host Several Events This Spring
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 11, 2018) ? University of Kentucky Human Resources Work-Life's Elder Care program is hosting several events this spring for employees who provide care for older adults. Elder Care invites employees to bring a lunch and learn about ...

Fallon Health names elder care exec - Worcester Business Journal

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Fallon Health names elder care exec
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Worcester health insurer Fallon Health has promoted Annamaria Salisbury to lead its Summit ElderCare program as executive director, according to a company statement issued last week. Salisbury joined Fallon in 2010, overseeing one of Summit ElderCare's ...

Eldercare Stress During The Holiday Season ? how to stay positive, productive, and sane. - HuffPost

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Eldercare Stress During The Holiday Season ? how to stay positive, productive, and sane.
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Eldercare issues are dynamic and frequently require decisions be made with incomplete information-which is stressful. Unfortunately, under these circumstances, people tend to revert back to old patterns of thoughts and behaviors. As children Bobby was ...

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