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The Danger of Dehydration

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Did you know that dehydration is a leading cause of hospitalization for seniors? With summer temperatures rising, it’s important to make sure your loved one is staying well hydrated. Dehydration is more than just “feeling thirsty.” It’s a serious senior health issue that has been linked to confusion, impaired cognition, and falls. Left untreated for…

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Enjoying Summer Travel With Your Senior

When it comes to spending “quality time” with an elderly parent, taking a vacation together may be just the ticket. Whether it’s to another country or simply another part of the state, travel can be a life-and relationship-enriching experience.

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Avoiding the Pitfalls Of Caregiving

Becoming a caregiver to a loved one is a role that will affect every part of your life. Whether you happily volunteered or felt obligated to step up. Whether you’ll be helping part-time or full-time. And whether your loved one is moving in with you or is determined to stay in their own home as…

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How Hearing Loss Hurts Seniors

Imagine not being able to enjoy the sounds of a birdsong in a forest, your favorite piece of music, or a grandchild’s voice. Or to be shunned for being anti-social, uncooperative, and unresponsive. All because you just don’t hear as well as you used to. For many seniors with hearing loss, it’s a daily reality.…

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The Best Mobile Apps For Seniors

When describing smartphone consumers, many people immediately think of Millennials. However, smartphone devices and mobile apps have evolved into practical resources that are used to help improve the quality life for everyone, from children to senior citizens.

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