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Senior Travels: Do's and Don’ts

03/27/2021

Recently (before COVID), I traveled to the British Virgin Islands with a group of friends ranging in age from 37-78 years. We chartered a catamaran, sailed to multiple islands, and went on several adventures. We all had a wonderful time, but I will say the elder ...

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Is it Time to Consider Utilizing an In-Home Lab Service?

12/13/2020

As an RN (Registered Nurse), who currently uses telephonic calls to check on elderly clients daily, I have stumbled upon something extremely concerning lately. Unfortunately, many older adults have cancelled appointments and fallen behind on recommended blood testing ...

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5 Mobile Apps for Seniors

09/13/2020

Technology is now part of almost every aspect of our lives. From the alarm that wakes us up in the morning, to the television we watch in the evening, we rely on electronic devices to do so much for us.

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8 Reasons Why Facebook is Great for Seniors

06/28/2020

  Now more than ever, older adults may be finding themselves sitting at home all alone. Due to COVID-19, strict social distancing guidelines, your family being busy with their own lives, and having more time on your hands after retirement, the feeling of being left out ...

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15 At-Home Activities You May Not Have Thought About Doing During COVID-19

04/15/2020

Are you finding yourself becoming bored at home lately? Many of us have been placed on a “Safer At Home” order for over a month now, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This may be causing increased boredom in you, or the loved senior in your life. Keeping engaged during ...

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15 Ways to Reduce Caregiver Burnout

03/11/2019

Caregiver burnout is real. You're stressed, tired, and need a break! But how do you do this on a daily basis? What if you don't have the time? Each person and situation is different, but incorporating small moments of joy into our lives can help ease some of the ...

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How to use Amazon Alexa as a Caregiver Tool

02/11/2019

In today's world, there are many different apps, devices, and technology options to help us enhance our lives. Amazon's Alexa is a smart home device that connects to your smart phone to help you through your day. As caregivers, we can use this device to our benefit. ...

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How to Save Time as a Caregiver: the Top Five Tips to Make Your Life Easier

01/28/2019

Caregivers are always pressed for time.  They are constantly in demand by both their loved ones who they care for, and the pressures and responsibilities of living a normal life.  This list is written for the caregiver who is always looking for ways to save time in ...

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5 Festive Fall Activities for Loved Ones Living With Dementia

09/26/2018

Fall is here! The leaves are changing colors and the weather is cooling down (thankfully!) To celebrate the changing season, here are some fun and inexpensive activities to do. Remember: All activities should be simple and unhurried.

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ANIMALS – THE BEST MEDICINE

07/19/2018

  It has been shown in multiple studies that animals of all kinds play a very productive and positive role in caring for those individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.  Observations reveal that even those with marked memory issues recognize an animal as being ...

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