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Medications and Aging Adults

One thing that you can count on as you get older is being offered more and more prescription medications. Today, medications are used to keep so many chronic conditions under control: high blood pressure, heart

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Don’t Let Habits Sabotage Your Medications

Experts say that up to 90% of everything we do each day is driven by habit. Isn’t that a wow number? But stop to think about it – how we brush our teeth, the way we watch TV, what and when we eat –

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What’s the Biggest Concern for Aging Adults?

Do you know what is the No. 1 cause of injury to aging adults today? Falls. Falls result in the most emergency room visits for people as they get older. And once a senior has taken one spill, they live

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Will Your Aging Loved One Be the Next One to Fall?

It is not unusual for a new Keeping In Touch Solutions subscriber to be the victim of a recent fall. All of a sudden they get sidelined from a broken bone and their families get more concerned that they

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caregiver support for aging parents

Are You Waiting for a Tragedy to Happen to Your Elderly Parents?

It happens every day, you know. But when I hear about it happening to friends or friends of friends, it makes me so sad. It’s not inevitable that it has to happen this way. Yes, we are all going to get

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What do Aging Women Have to Look Forward To?

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the number of older women outnumber older men at 25.1 million older women to 19.6 million older men. Most “older” folks don’t need to

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As Mom Ages – Mother/Daughter Roles Reverse

Mothers constantly worry about their children from the time they’re born until they’re grown and beyond. “You feel hot. Are you getting a fever?” “Why is quiet? What are you getting into?”

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Keep Tabs on Mom with Technology

Recently, Lisa, a friend of mine, noticed that her elderly mom’s health has slipped. And since Lisa can’t be around all the time to watch out for her mom, she wanted to know if I knew of any caregiving

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Is Grandma’s House Fire Safe?

If you ever had school age children, you probably spent some time in October conducting a fire safety survey and making a few changes around your house. That’s because October is Fire Safety Month. Just

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Do You Really Know Everything You Need to Know About Senior Fraud?

It’s in the news again – seniors being victimized by a new scam or how con artists are targeting seniors in a community. Well, I tell you, I am just sick of it. Seniors are vulnerable, yes, but we

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