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Self-Care Tips for Senior Caregivers

Oct 19, 2018, 3:34 PM

Being a caregiver to a loved one can take a toll on your physical and emotional well-being. Although the role can be fulfilling, it can also be overwhelming and seem never-ending. Taking care of yourself is important and sometimes can get overlooked as a caregiver.

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How to Protect Yourself from Senior Fraud

Sep 12, 2018, 2:55 PM

We've all heard about or have even received those suspicious calls that offer unbelievable gifts, like a “free” trip to Bermuda. Or, perhaps the call was more ominous...threatening that the IRS or a bank was about to swoop in because of an error we had made.

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How To Stay Healthy and Fit as a Senior

Aug 14, 2018, 3:00 PM

As we age, we tend to become less nimble than we were in our youth. But that shouldn’t keep us from working out or maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In fact, if anything, staying active becomes more important as we age.

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The Link Between Oral Health & Heart Health

May 17, 2018, 3:07 PM

February is American Heart Month, a great time for seniors to consider additional ways to take their health “to heart.” The old adage, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” has some truth to it.

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When An Aging Parent Starts Dating Again

Mar 7, 2018, 2:32 PM

Remember way back when you thought your parents were too strict about dating and maybe you rebelled a bit against their rules? Well, for many adult children the dating shoe is now on the other foot!

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