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Protect Yourself from Scams

According to the Federal Trade Commission, older adults are one of the top targets for a variety of scams. In fact, even though aging adults make up just 11 percent of the U.S. population, they… More

Protect Yourself from Scams

According to the Federal Trade Commission, older adults are one of the top targets for a variety of scams. In fact, even though aging adults make up just 11 percent of the U.S. population, they constitute 30 percent of consumer fraud victims and 50 percent of all phone scam victims. Since adults over 50 years […]

Encouraging Your Loved One’s Independence

Many fears aging adults experience relate to staying active and independent. According to a recent survey from the Institute for Tomorrow for the Home Instead Senior Care network, losing independence is a major concern for… More

Encouraging Your Loved One’s Independence

Many fears aging adults experience relate to staying active and independent. According to a recent survey from the Institute for Tomorrow for the Home Instead Senior Care network, losing independence is a major concern for aging adults when they think of the future. One of the challenges of being a caregiver is to find balance. […]

Caregiving for Aging Adults with Cognitive Impairment

Short-term memory loss. Lost car keys. Misplaced items. Communication challenges. Poor recollection of recent events. Many adults experience the symptoms of cognitive impairment as they age. The causes of cognitive impairment can include Alzheimer’s disease,… More

Caregiving for Aging Adults with Cognitive Impairment

Short-term memory loss. Lost car keys. Misplaced items. Communication challenges. Poor recollection of recent events. Many adults experience the symptoms of cognitive impairment as they age. The causes of cognitive impairment can include Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease. As a caregiver for a loved one with a cognitive impairment,...

Housing While Aging: Things to Consider When Choosing Your Next Home

At some point in your life, you may be ready for a smaller home, less stress, and a simpler lifestyle. There may also come a time when you need additional help and support with the… More

Housing While Aging: Things to Consider When Choosing Your Next Home

At some point in your life, you may be ready for a smaller home, less stress, and a simpler lifestyle. There may also come a time when you need additional help and support with the activities of daily living. There are a few options to consider when you come to the decision that you need […]

Preparing for Medical Emergencies at Home

It is 3:00 a.m. and you suddenly hear a loud noise from just outside your door. As you investigate, you discover that your loved one has fallen on the way to the restroom and needs… More

Preparing for Medical Emergencies at Home

It is 3:00 a.m. and you suddenly hear a loud noise from just outside your door. As you investigate, you discover that your loved one has fallen on the way to the restroom and needs immediate help. What do you do? In a moment of panic such as this, it’s difficult to know exactly how […]

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