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Keep up to date with trends in senior living community care. Learn how senior communities are changing, how senior care is managed, and how technology affects today’s senior activities.

Top 3 Tech Tools for Lonely Seniors: Helping the Elderly Stay Connected

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seniors and technologySeniors often become isolated and lonely when they can’t easily go out and see family or friends. With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, it can be difficult for family to stay in touch in traditional ways.

To help seniors stay connected and prevent loneliness, try these three easy-to-use tech tools. …Read more ›

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Natural Remedies for Glaucoma

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natural remedies for glaucomaIn a recent post, we discussed the signs and symptoms of glaucoma, and the importance of early detection of this group of diseases that damage the optic nerve and often result in vision loss and blindness.

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Appetite Stimulants for the Elderly: Insight into Reasons Behind Appetite Loss

Grind Dining Thanksgiving DinnerOlder adults sometimes experience a loss of appetite that may adversely affect their health. Even foods they once loved no longer seem appealing. Caregivers of seniors with this problem will certainly want to explore ways to stimulate their loved ones’ appetites and get them eating again. (more…)

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The Best Anti-Aging Tips for Your Skin

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best anti agingWhenever I hear the term “anti-aging,” I chuckle to myself because it sounds like an oxymoron. No matter how we feel about the prospect, each one of us is aging every day.

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How to Relieve Arthritis Pain: Natural Ways to Treat Arthritis

arthritisWith one in five adults suffering from arthritis, finding ways to manage the disease will provide relief for millions of Americans. A variety of treatment options and lifestyle choices exist that will help alleviate arthritic pain naturally.

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Aging With Dignity: Five Wishes

fivewishesWhat if your aging parent was seriously ill and unable to communicate? Would you know what type of medical treatment he or she would want? Would you know what type of comfort to provide? Would you be able to agree with your siblings about who should be in charge of your parent’s healthcare decisions? (more…)

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Best Cities to Retire on the Cheap in 2015

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best cities to retireIt’s hard to imagine a world where Madison, Wisconsin, and Iowa City, Iowa, are named the best places to retire, but that’s how those cities are ranked in the Milken Institute’s 2014 “Best Cities for Successful Aging.”

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Low Acid Coffee for a GERD Diet

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low acid coffee for GERDWhen you’ve been drinking coffee for decades, the three words you hate to hear from your doctor are “Cut out coffee.” For those experiencing the debilitating symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), however, cutting out coffee is one of the primary dietary modifications recommended by medical professionals. Fortunately, there are low-acid coffee for GERD alternatives that can allow you to keep drinking …Read more ›

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Loss of Appetite in the Elderly: Causes, Concerns & Key Takeaways

Loss of Appetite in the Elderly: What You Need to Know

Loss of Appetite in the Elderly: What You Need to KnowIt’s not uncommon for older adults to experience a loss of appetite. If you or a loved one have less interest in eating, it is important to find out the cause. While it may be a medical condition or an indicator of malnutrition, there are also several common sense explanations for loss of appetite in the …Read more ›

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Symptoms of Glaucoma: What are the Early Signs of Glaucoma in Adults?

What are the Early Signs of Glaucoma in Older Adults?

What are the Early Signs of Glaucoma in Older Adults?Glaucoma is one of several diseases, such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, and cancer that are prevalent in older adults age 60 and over. But like these age-related illnesses, early detection makes a big difference in the course of the disease and prognosis. Being informed about detection, the early signs of glaucoma, and the ymptoms of glaucoma …Read more ›

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