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September 2nd, 2016 Celebrate Your Lansing Senior Parent’s Career This Labor Day

Celebrate Your Lansing Senior Parent’s Career This Labor DayLansing Seniors Careers: Celebrate Your Parents this Labor Day Many people think of Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer, a last chance to relish barbecue and the outdoors. However,...

August 26th, 2016 Elderly Pneumonia FAQ: Learn the Signs and Risks for Lansing Seniors

Elderly Pneumonia FAQ: Learn the Signs and Risks for Lansing SeniorsLansing Seniors: Learn the Signs and Risks for Elderly Pneumonia If you help care for your aging parent, then you’ve probably heard the importance of taking preventative measures...

August 19th, 2016 Backyard Picnic Tips for Lansing Seniors and the Whole Family

Backyard Picnic Tips for Lansing Seniors and the Whole FamilyTips for Lansing Seniors: Having a Backyard Picnic with the Whole Family A picnic can be a fun summer activity the whole family can enjoy together, but there are some special...

August 12th, 2016 Medication Management Tips for Lansing Seniors

Medication Management Tips for Lansing SeniorsTips on Managing Medication for Lansing Seniors As a Lansing senior parent ages and his or her body starts to slow and break down, the need for prescription medicines will likely increase. Keeping...

August 5th, 2016 Beat the Heat With These Indoor Activities for Lansing Seniors

Beat the Heat With These Indoor Activities for Lansing SeniorsIndoor Activities for Lansing seniors to Beat the Heat As July turns to August, temperatures reach annual highs. While we all love to savor the outdoors come summer, it’s important...

July 21st, 2016 Answers to 10 Frequently Asked Cataract Questions for Lansing Seniors

Answers to 10 Frequently Asked Cataract Questions for Lansing Seniors Cataracts affect practically everyone over the age of 75. Even though they are common, they can still be challenging to navigate. Progressive vision loss can be a scary and...

July 13th, 2016 Don't Miss Golfing for Alpha-1 Foundation Scramble 7/23

Get out and golf to support Alpha-1 Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) is a genetic (inherited) condition – it is passed from parents to their children through their genes. Alpha-1 may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver...

July 1st, 2016 How to Prevent Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion for Lansing Seniors

How to Prevent Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion for Lansing Seniors Caring for an elderly parent through summer’s intense heat requires special considerations. This is due largely to the potential for heat stroke and heat exhaustion, which affect...

June 29th, 2016 Tips for Planning Fun Summer Activities for Lansing Seniors

Tips for Planning Fun Summer Activities for Lansing Seniors We all enjoy engaging in fun summer activities, and seniors are no exception. Of course, heading outdoors with a parent who may require special food or medicines takes a little planning....

June 23rd, 2016 10 Activities to Do With a Lansing Senior Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s

10 Activities to Do With a Lansing Senior Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia are progressive illnesses. It’s understandable then that when a loved one receives an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, many families...

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