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Is Your Elderly Parent a Hoarder? Tips to Spot the Problem and Talk About It

If your senior parent is hoarding, the problem goes deeper than acquiring more possessions. Help is the key to a happier and healthier home.

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A Senior’s Guide to Retirement Account Options

Choosing the best personal finance program for retirement can be a daunting task. We’ll run down the options to help seniors make a more informed choice.

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Everything You Need to Know About ALS and Medical Alerts

A diagnosis of ALS brings many physical challenges. Medical alert systems and assistive home devices can provide some peace of mind.

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Can the Mediterranean Diet Help Seniors Live Longer?

Is the Mediterranean diet good for senior health and wellness? It is recommended often by doctors and caregivers, but can it help seniors live longer? Read on!

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Making the Home Safer for Seniors with Diabetes

Over the past two decades, the number of adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled and it is now the 7th leading cause of death in the US. Here’s how seniors can stay safe while treating diabetes at home.

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You Just Had a Bad Fall – Now What?

When seniors fall, the first reaction is likely to be disorientation or panic. In addition to using a medical alert device, here are tips for what the elderly can do after falling.

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Seniors’ Guide for Natural Disasters and Emergencies

Since 1990, the U.S. has experienced more natural disasters than any other country in the world. Emergencies can happen at any time. Do you have a plan or know what to put in your emergency kit? Read our Seniors’ Guide for Natural Disasters & Emergencies to learn more!

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Never Too Late to Learn: How Online Learning Can Enrich the Lives of Seniors

Online learning can help seniors live richer, fuller lives, and might even improve cognition. Discover the basics of virtual learning technology for seniors!

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Hearing Loss Increases Fall Risk for Seniors—Get the Facts

Did you know senior fall risk goes up three-fold if you have hearing loss? And for every 10 decibels of hearing loss, your risk of falling goes up 140%? Get the facts, as well as fall prevention strategies to help you stay on your feet.

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8 Great Foods Seniors Should Incorporate into Their Diets

Good nutrition is essential to senior health. Here are the foods you want on your plate, as well as the superstars of each food group.

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