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3 Benefits Of Mental Exercise For Seniors

Seniors who want to stay young can retain their youthfulness by keeping their brain’s neural pathways balanced. Since these senses tend to dull over time, giving the brain a mental workout is just as important as daily physical exercise.

04/17/2015

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Using Microsoft’s Newest Technology To Lead More Safe & Efficient Senior Care

It’s not uncommon for a resident to be on multiple medications at once. Industrywide, senior care centers have relied on…

04/10/2015

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Gardening’s New Ethos ‘Help The Planet’

From the biggest botanical gardens to the smallest backyard plots and terraces, there’s a movement underway to…

04/10/2015

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‘Still Alice’ Draws Awareness To Alzheimer’s

“The story brings the viewer along the difficult journey that Alice must endure as she falls further into dementia – as she loses touch with her wit and intelligence and slips away into a state of confusion.”

02/12/2015

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Superfoods That May Help Improve Cognitive Function

Sticking with healthy choices can also help to improve mental health…

01/09/2015

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5 Decorating Tips For Your New Senior Living Home

Part of helping your parent make moving to his or her new senior living facility a more positive experience is adding those little extras that turn a house into a home.

01/07/2015

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Understanding Medicare: What Is Covered & What Isn’t

Understanding what care is covered by Medicare, and what isn’t…

01/07/2015

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The Best Memory Games For Seniors

Many seniors know the benefits of exercising the body, but there are many good reasons to encourage your mother to exercise her brain as well.

01/07/2015

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The Stages of Caregiving: The Changes You Will Face With Dementia

While everyone responds to cognitive decline and dementia in different ways, almost all seniors with mental decline will go through various stages.

01/07/2015

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Where To Get Caregiver Training & Resources

Learning to take care of seniors can be challenging, but there are several great resources that can support you…

01/07/2015

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