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Deciding Where to Live and How to Get Support
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Deciding Where to Live and How to Get Support

Seniors have a variety of choices about where to live.  They include living any place and a variety of special communities for seniors.  Where you live determines access to family, friends and at times a variety of support services.

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My Siblings and I Can't Agree on Senior Care for Our Mom
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My Siblings and I Can't Agree on Senior Care for Our Mom

In an emotionally charged topic like how to care for an aging parent, how can you and your siblings get to the best solution?

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10 Signs of Mental Decline
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10 Signs of Mental Decline

Changes in mental health for a spouse or loved one are often gradual. Don't let a diagnosis take you by surprise—use this list of 10 easy-to-check items to give yourself a reference point about whether you may need to seek additional help.

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Technology To Help You Age Independently
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Technology To Help You Age Independently

Technology for older adults can make life better. It can extend their independence, stave off loneliness and social isolation, offer medical insights that can monitor and predict problems, help perform tasks that typically require mobility—and just as important, give adult children peace of mind. 

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How To Get Sunshine During The Gloomy Winter Caregiving Months
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How To Get Sunshine During The Gloomy Winter Caregiving Months

It’s no mistake that one of the 6 key domains of the Age Friendliness Score is transportation. Ease of mobility can keep daily routines dynamic and avoid social isolation, but during the long winter months or in caregiving situations where a loved one’s mobility is impaired, it can become much more difficult to get out and get a daily dose of Vitamin D. 

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How To Bring Mom or Dad to a Restaurant When They Have Alzheimer’s
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How To Bring Mom or Dad to a Restaurant When They Have Alzheimer’s

One of the most difficult aspects of caring for a cognitively impaired loved one is the fact that the normalcy of social interaction is completely upended. Let these simple tips ease the act of eating at a restaurant together.

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Is Your City "Caregiving-Friendly"?
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Is Your City "Caregiving-Friendly"?

When you think of a city being age-friendly, it’s usually in terms of ample parks and gathering spaces, wide sidewalks and what is known as pedestrian-friendly “walkability,” affordable housing, and, of course, good transportation. But you might not consider how these features and others can impact caregivers — and caregiving.

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