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What is Diogenes Syndrome? 3 Warning Signs to Look for
What is Diogenes Syndrome? 3 Warning Signs to Look for Wed, Jun 07, 2017 Diogenes Syndrome is a behavioral disorder that occurs primarily in people over age 60 that live alone. It is characterized by extreme social isolation, home neglect, and lack of self-care. This disorder accounts for 10% of hoarding cases, but is dif... Read More

Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension: Are you Eligible?
Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension: Are you Eligible? Sun, May 28, 2017 Whether you are in need of assisted living, a nursing home, or in home care, the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension can offer financial support. Approximately 543,000 people are receiving the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Pension, but surprisingly t... Read More

Study Confirms: “You are Only as Old as you Feel”
Study Confirms: “You are Only as Old as you Feel” Tue, May 23, 2017 We have all heard the old saying “You are only as old as you feel”. While it's good to be positive, there is little evidence to actually back up the idea that your attitude can improve how your body ages physically...until now.  According to a study... Read More

 Characteristics to Look for when Choosing a Caregiver
 Characteristics to Look for when Choosing a Caregiver Mon, May 15, 2017 Finding the right in-home caregiver for your senior loved one can be a challenging task. A caregiver’s qualifications and experience are extremely important, but not the only factors to consider. Successful caregivers have certain inherent traits tha... Read More

Are you a “SuperAger”?
Are you a “SuperAger”? Tue, May 02, 2017 It is not unusual for someone over age 65 to experience mental decline, memory loss or reduced attention span. SuperAgers do not experience such decline, but in fact have the cognitive functioning on the same level as people decades younger. These pe... Read More

Sample Daily Routine for Seniors
Sample Daily Routine for Seniors Mon, May 01, 2017 A daily routine is a road map to your day. A consistent schedule is beneficial to both you and your senior loved one. There can be lots of flexibility within your schedule. Here is a sample to help you get started. Read More

Caregiver Tip: 4 Ways a Daily Schedule can Reduce Stress for Caregivers
Caregiver Tip: 4 Ways a Daily Schedule can Reduce Stress for Caregivers Fri, Apr 28, 2017 The demands of caregiving can be very overwhelming, and you may feel the stress of trying to balance all your responsibilities. Caring for a senior loved one can be a daily struggle, but having a consistent routine in place can help your days run a l... Read More

How a Daily Schedule can Reduce Stress for Seniors
How a Daily Schedule can Reduce Stress for Seniors Thu, Apr 27, 2017 Daily life for a senior is filled with stressors. As they struggle with cognitive decline, decreased physical mobility, and loss of independence, life becomes filled with things that cannot be controlled. The unknown and unpredictable becomes stressf... Read More

Study Finds Visiting Grandma May Help Her Live Longer
Study Finds Visiting Grandma May Help Her Live Longer Wed, Apr 26, 2017 Have free time this week? Take some time to visit a senior loved one, and it could actually extend their life. Read More

Senior UTIs- 10 Red Flags You May be Missing
Senior UTIs- 10 Red Flags You May be Missing Thu, Apr 20, 2017 The typical symptoms of a urinary tract infection for seniors are anything but normal. In fact, the National Institutes of Health reports that UTIs symptoms in the elderly are often mistaken for early signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s. The telltale s... Read More

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