Notes On Healthy Aging

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Oral Health Tips for Seniors

Believe it or not, a healthy mouth plays a vital role in maintaining overall wellness and quality of life, especially for seniors. In fact, good oral hygiene helps prevent various dental problems and can even contribute to the prevention of systemic diseases. That’s why the older you get, the more important it becomes to pay attention to your oral health.

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July 10, 2023

Tips on Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease

When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it’s not uncommon for family members to become their primary caregivers. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease at home – where the environment is familiar to them – is beneficial. However, it can also be very challenging. Establishing a daily routine, creating a safe home environment, planning engaging activities, improving communication, and planning for respite care will give you a roadmap in your caregiving journey.

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July 6, 2023

What Donors Need to Know about SECURE 2.0

The SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 has introduced significant changes to retirement savings and tax laws – presenting new opportunities for people looking to make charitable gifts from their retirement funds. In this blog post, we’ll explore how SECURE 2.0 makes it easier and more beneficial to make charitable contributions by focusing on three key incentives.

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July 3, 2023

Ways You Can Empower Your Elders

As people age, they may need more and more assistance to do things that gave them no trouble at all in their younger days. This increasing reliance on others can cause helplessness or self-doubt for some older adults. As caregivers, we have the unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of the seniors we assist.

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June 21, 2023

What to Look for When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

As our loved ones age, ensuring they receive the care and support they need becomes a top priority. Assisted living facilities offer a valuable solution, providing a supportive environment that promotes independence, companionship, and access to necessary care. However, not all facilities are created equal. Choosing the right assisted living facility for your loved one requires careful consideration.

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Music Therapy for Active Aging

Whether being made sleepy by a lullaby, getting pumped up by an anthem, or feeling nostalgic after hearing an old tune, everyone has felt the power of music. And it turns out, music’s ability to affect our mindset and emotions has clinical significance.

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Effective Natural Sleep Supplements for Older Adults

If you’ve ever struggled with ongoing restless nights, you’ve probably thought about trying sleep supplements. But with so many supplements that claim to help with sleep difficulties, how do you know which ones actually work? In this blog post, we’ll explore several popular natural sleep aids and explain how they work, how to take them, and any potential side effects they can cause.

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May 29, 2023

Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft

In an increasingly digital world, it’s essential to protect your personal information from the clutches of fraudsters. Unfortunately, the crime of identity theft is surprisingly common. Just last year, there were more than 1.1 million reports of identity theft received through the FTC’s IdentityTheft.gov website. In this blog post, we will explore the nuances of identity theft, why seniors are often targeted, and most importantly, equip you with effective strategies to safeguard your identity.

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May 22, 2023

Bridging the Age Gap: Getting Grandkids Involved in Family Caregiving

Being a caregiver to an aging parent can be a tough job. When combined with trying to parent your own children, there are bound to be some periods that feel stressful or overwhelming. Fortunately, if your children are old enough, you have a unique opportunity to benefit everyone in the family.

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May 15, 2023

Loss of Muscle Tone in Seniors: What You Need to Know

Our bodies undergo a number of changes as we get older. One of the most significant changes is the loss of muscle mass – a condition known as sarcopenia. When unaddressed, this condition can have serious consequences for older adults including increased risk of falls, reduced mobility, and decreased quality of life. In this blog post, we’ll explore what sarcopenia is, how it can impact senior health, and what you can do about it.

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