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What Makes Driving an Iffy Proposition for Aging Adults?

You might not have realized it, but it’s very possible that driving has gotten a little more difficult for your senior to do on a regular basis. You might start noticing when you realize that she isn’t going out as much or if she has a close...

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Safety Tips Recommended by Occupational Therapists

Does your elderly loved one suffer from acute or chronic pain? If so, they may need to see an occupational therapist. This type of therapist can help your elderly loved one to make changes to their lifestyle, so they aren’t in as much pain. There...

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Activities That Help You Boost Your Dad’s Morale

In the darker, colder winter months, your dad's morale often declines. He can't get outside as much. He doesn't have many indoor hobbies. What activities will help boost your dad's morale?    Get Him Outside for Fresh Air [caption...

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Parkinson’s Disease: What Early Signs Might Your Elderly Loved One Have?

Do you worry that your elderly loved one will get Parkinson’s disease? Maybe it seems to run in the family or maybe it is a disease that has just been on your mind. Either way, it is important to get a disease management plan going as soon as...

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Is Your Senior Still Afraid After a Fall?

A fall can take a lot out of your senior physically, but also mentally and emotionally. Many seniors are so afraid after a fall that they create a cycle that almost guarantees they’ll fall again. That’s something you want to help your elderly...

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Common Mental Illness Signs in the Elderly

Your elderly loved one might talk to you when they are feeling down, lonely, depressed, or anxious. However, not all senior citizens talk to their loved ones about these things. If your elderly loved one hasn’t talked to you about their mental...

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