Overcoming Insomnia: 5 Tips to Help Seniors Sleep Better

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Occasional sleepless nights shouldn’t be a cause for worry, but if you find that your senior loved one is having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep through the night, you need to take notice. While insomnia is common in senior individuals, the consequences can be serious, considering their age and…

9 Senior Health Warning Signs You Can’t Afford to Ignore

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As you get older, personal health and wellness are two things you can’t take for granted. It is important to be proactive about your health, and seek help if needed. Here are 9 senior health warning signs you can’t afford to ignore. 1. Memory Loss It is not uncommon for…

10 Incredible Ways Pets Make Valuable Companions for Seniors

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1. Companionship Most seniors tend to feel isolated and lonely- feelings that are known to be leading causes of depression! Staying alone can also give rise to feelings of despair and worthlessness. On the other hand, adopting a pet means having a constant companion by the side, with animals like…

Let’s Prepare for Journey: Travel Safety Tips for Seniors

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“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton Wanderlust is not restricted to any particular age group. Whether you are 16 or 60, you can always experience the unparalleled joys of traveling far and wide. The age-factor hardly makes any…

Senior Living and Care: A Guide to Different Options and Their Benefits

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Growing old is inevitable and it’s undeniable that senior individuals need a higher degree of care and attention, especially if they’re unable to look after themselves. Once you realize that you or your loved one can’t live independently, you’re faced with the difficulty of selecting the right type of care!…

Senior Care 101: Types of Long-Term Care Facilities and How to Choose the Right One

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Nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities (SNF), and assisted living facilities (ALF) are collectively known as long-term care facilities. They offer personal and medical care and assistance to seniors with functional limitations. Statistics reveal that by 2050, more than 27 million seniors will use long-term care facilities, of which 30 percent…

5 Tips That Will Help Baby Boomers Navigate the Senior Care Maze

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Over 76 million baby boomers in the US are juggling multiple roles as they manage a full plate of domestic responsibilities and care for their aging parents. With an increasing number of Americans living beyond their 70s, more baby boomers are attending to their senior parents’ needs. If you are…