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Boomers Take on the Third Age

In the Tolkien Lord of the Rings, the Third Age was a time of all-out war. Now, in the 21st century, the Third Age has a different meaning. It is the time of life for those 55+. Now, that means a lot of

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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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What Exactly Is It For? What Are You Waiting For?

A lot of times when we look at a home that has been lived in for four decades, and see lots of clutter and possessions, we look at the wife, the female who leads the family. Because, after all, isn’t

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How to Prevent Being Alone from Gnawing Away at Your Sense of Security

“The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes great

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How Can You Manage Work, Home, Family – and Aging Parents?

According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), nearly 90% of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age. In fact, the report goes on to say that even if they begin to need day-to-day

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3 Steps to Take So Your Aging Mom and Dad Can Stay in Their Home

Did you know that 75% of seniors intend to remain in their homes until they die? That’s a lot! Does that include your aging family members? Do Mom or Dad fall into that category? If so, do you see it

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Is Affordable Senior Services an Oxymoron?

Woo-boy! A real whopper of a red hot topic caused some heated conversation recently in a local eatery. I happened to be seated next to a table with five middle-aged adults, three women and two men, not

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Begin with the end in mind…..

  “I was worried that something would happen to me and nobody would know – except Fluff- my cat”, said 79-year-old Phyllis. Even though Phyllis enjoys her freedom and independence of living

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Grandma Needs Your Help…..Now!

  Every Wednesday Grandma Barbara goes to the local grocery store to get her food and household supplies.  Once a month she get her prescription refills from the pharmacy at the same store. But,

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Helping Grandma with Her Household Records

Grandmas always have the great pleasure when spending time with grandchildren. CBS News reported that spending time with little ones not only brings joy, it also provides grandma’s brain a boost and

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