What is Home Care and Why Do You Need It?

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What is Home Care and Why Do You Need It?   The trials that come with aging can be exasperated ten-fold when faced with the decision of whether or not your elderly loved one may need to go into assisted living or a nursing home. While it is important to acknowledge if your aging loved […]

Helping Your Elderly Loved One Connect on Social Media

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Helping Your Elderly Loved One Connect on Social Media Even without the looming COVID-19 pandemic, technological interactions are certainly the wave of the future. While face-to-face interactions may be the preferred mode of social interaction for most, sometimes, connecting through social media is the safest and easiest option for keeping in contact with our loved […]

Medicare, Medicaid, and Benefits: Who’s Paying for Mom and Dad?

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Medicare, Medicaid, and Benefits: Who’s Paying for Mom and Dad? The transition from living at home independently, to moving to a senior care facility or assisted living home is already a stressful one. While the reality of this change for you and your aging loved one’s life sinks in, the last thing you want to […]

Maintaining Your Brain Health as You Age

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Maintaining Your Brain Health as You Age While it is certainly important to focus on keeping up with your physical health as you age, it is just as important to keep your brain sharp. As you age, areas of your brain begin to shrink, greatly hindering your cognitive function. According to the PostGraduate Medical Journal, […]

It is Never Too Late to Benefit from Quitting Smoking

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It is Never Too Late to Benefit from Quitting Smoking Smoking is a hard habit to break for the strongest of minds, and the longer you do it, the harder you may find it to set down the cigarette in favor of a more healthy coping mechanism.  For you or your loved one, it may […]