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#ElderCareChat 4/6/16: Keeping Seniors Safe


On April 6 at 1ET, 35 participants discussed how to keep seniors safe, both at home or in the community, or in a senior living setting.

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#ElderCareChat 3/16/16 Recap: The Challenges of Long-Distance Caregiving


Besides discussing the challenges of long-distance caregiving, we spent the live hour suggesting strategies for easing the burden that separating miles creates.

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Assisted Living for Seniors in Need of Memory Care


Learn how best to plan and complete a move into Assisted Living for a loved one with a memory disability.

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Benefits of Learning a Second Language as a Senior


While myths surround the inability of older adults to learn a second language, research shows that no one is ever “too old” to learn another language.

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Eight Ways to Maximize Space in an Assisted Living Apartment


Use these eight tips to maximize space and efficiency in an Assisted Living apartment.

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The Best Way to Discuss Assisted Living with Your Loved One


Talking to loved ones about Assisted Living is an emotional conversation. This blog will provide tips on the best approaches to the discussion as you plan.

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Getting to Know Your Senior Living Advisor


This interview gives readers an inside look into the personal experiences of a Senior Living Advisor.

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Cultural Attitudes toward the Elderly and Global Overview of Care


Get some perspective on Assisted Living with a survey of cultural attitudes toward seniors from diverse locations around the world.

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Using Hobbies to Adjust to Senior Living


The transition to a senior living community can be difficult. While time and support are the best solutions, finding a hobby or club will help with the adjustment.

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Five Ways to Help Pay for Assisted Living

Finances 3.5.2016

A variety of effective strategies can help you pay for an Assisted Living community. Learn a few here.

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A Checklist for Moving into Assisted Living

Preparation 3.4.2016

The transition into senior care is difficult enough without the added stress of packing. Read these tips on how to consolidate personal items.

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#ElderCareChat 3/2/16: Dealing with Difficult Caregiving Issues


This week in #ElderCareChat, 49 participants discussed some of the most difficult issues caregivers face — from burnout to grief to end-of-life decision-making.

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Tax Tips for Seniors and Their Families: Rules, Expenses, and Credits

Finanaces 3.3.2016

Learn some key tax regulations from a CPA whether you are filing taxes over sixty-five or if you are an adult child filing taxes for a senior parent.

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Technologies That Streamline Communication with Loved Ones

Communication 3.2.2016

Technology is a definite solution to communicating with a loved one you wouldn’t otherwise see. Learn more about these devices designed for seniors.

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Music Therapy and a Personalized Music Collection Helps Seniors

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Learn about how music therapy can aid seniors with dementia and memory-related illnesses.

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Dining with a Disability: Products That Assist with Motor Impairments

Preparation 3.2.2016

A loved one living with an arm, shoulder, or hand disability must adapt the way they complete everyday tasks, from typing emails to washing dishes.

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