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October 14th, 2016 Music Therapy and Activities for Seniors

It’s a rare individual who doesn’t appreciate music. Chances are, your parent or grandparent enjoys it—and you do, too. Take advantage of one of the few truly universal pastimes that transcends all ages and personalities. Spend some time with your...

October 6th, 2016 Elderly Diabetes Symptoms and Prevention FAQ

Diabetes has become one of the most prevalent diseases in the U.S.—nearly 30 million Americans have it.[1] Older adults are especially at risk. As we age, the risk of type 2 diabetes rises, and, as a result, about one in four Americans over the...

September 27th, 2016 Essential Oils for the Elderly

Here are some suggestions on how to use essential oils for the elderly. This information is a product of ShareOils.com

September 27th, 2016 How To Recognize Early Signs Of Dementia And Prevent Memory Loss

How To Recognize Early Signs Of Dementia And Prevent Memory Loss Many people refer to dementia as an actual disease, however, it is simply a group of symptoms that is associated with the decline in a person’s reasoning, thinking, and ability to...

September 23rd, 2016 Dementia Communications: Using Imrpov

Tami Neumann Tami is passionate about creating an informed and connected community. Curating conferences and creating dynamic educational content that provide the community a welcoming place to learn and grow is important to Tami, she feels this...

September 23rd, 2016 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall

Photo/ Infographic credit: NCOA (National Council on Aging)

September 9th, 2016 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every five falls results in a serious injury, such as a bone fracture or head injury.[1] We’re all susceptible to falls, but older adults in particular need to take...

September 2nd, 2016 Celebrate Your Parent’s Career 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, the origin of Labor Day goes back to 1885 when the day was first observed to honor the achievements of America’s workers.[1...

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

If you help care for your aging parent, then you’ve probably heard the importance of taking preventative measures against pneumonia. That’s because seniors are much more prone to catching the illness. In fact, according to a 2009 study, the annual...

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