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The Importance of Thinking Positive and Having Goals for People of Advanced Age

The Importance of Thinking Positive and Having Goals for People of Advanced Age As we get older, it can sometimes be challenging to keep a positive attitude towards life’s hardships. Some people may even give up on setting positive goals and having a positive attitude. There are many benefits both physically and mentally to staying…

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Senior Communities Specifically Combat The Nature Of Loneliness In Isolation

Senior Communities Specifically Combat The Nature Of Loneliness In Isolation Winter, both literally and figuratively, can be a lonely time. This is especially true in someone living alone, growing old alone, without frequent visits and calls from friends and loved ones. Their heartache falls heavy on our shoulders. The pandemic has dramatically increased physical isolation…

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Vacations for Seniors With Disabilities

Summer-Friendly Vacations for Seniors With Disabilities For older adults who wish to travel alone or with their loved ones, details are key. Critical elements such as comfort during movement, assistance for persons with disabilities, and wheelchair access make all the difference. Indeed, traveling as a senior with disabilities raises multiple questions. For example, what should…

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Stroke Awareness Month

Stroke Awareness Month: Good Stroke Recovery Care A stroke is a devastating emergency. It calls for quick medical intervention and professional care, without which the situation could get out of hand. But how do you deal with the situation in the subsequent days or weeks after you or your loved one has suffered a stroke?…

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Supportive Dining: A Fresh Approach

For people living with dementia, dining can serve up a host of challenges. Many memory care residents in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and other senior living communities are finicky eaters, and food preferences often turn on a dime. Some have difficulty discerning colors, temperatures, and plate boundaries. Chewing and swallowing may eventually be compromised, along…