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Caregivers take heart, research is showing that caring for others is good for you! It’s a tough job, that’s for sure, but there are significant benefits being found. An article at Time.com reported on a study published recently in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior found that people who occasionally cared for others lived longer […]Read More . . .
Aging. Getting old. What does that really mean? Think back to when you were young – and think about what you hear from young people today. There is such a stigma in America about getting old. So let’s start with all the negatives benchmarks: Losing eyesight Losing hearing Pain and illness Inability to drive Inability […]Read More . . .
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 assistance or ongoing healthcare, 82% of all seniors still want to remain at home. The implications […]Read More . . .
Is Grandma living at home by herself? Is she prepared for the blistering hot summer ahead? Summer is a great time to enjoy a family road trip and “The Great Outdoors” along with soaking up some much needed Vitamin D, while relaxing. BUT, the extreme summer heat may cause Grandma (or anyone else suffering from […]Read More . . .
Depending on individual religious beliefs and spirituality, the majority of us understand the circle of life and we grow up accepting that all lives end. But later in life, this understanding may take on a completely different meaning.Read More . . .
February is the month for spreading a little love and so that’s exactly what all of us at Keeping in Touch Solutions want to do!Read More . . .
Can you relate to this dilemma? Long ago, family members moved away from the area where they grew up, but Grandma stayed. When Grandpa died a couple of years ago, relatives started to worry about her living alone. Grandma’s family members have suggested that she move closer to them or perhaps even live under the […]Read More . . .
Is It Time To Hit The Reset Button On STRESS? The National Alliance for Caregiving estimates more that 65 million of Americans are currently taking care of aging or sick relatives.Read More . . .
Many working adults, especially the sandwiched and boomers generation feel stuck! In between raising children who are going to college, a career change or midlife crisis and at the same time having aging parents who are signaling for help.Read More . . .