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The Highs and Lows of Caregiving with Rick Lauber

Rick Lauber was completely unprepared when he fell into the role of caregiver. Now he's graciously sharing some of his experiences and advice for family caregivers.

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Can Pets Prevent Dementia in Seniors?

Researchers have discovered evidence that having a pet can help slow cognitive decline and dementia in seniors and the elderly.

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Should Seniors Use Physical Therapists for Fall Prevention?

Should seniors use physical therapists? Especially when it comes to fall prevention for the elderly, seeing a PT may be a great healthcare decision.

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Freezer Meals that Make Caregiving Easier

When caregiving becomes overwhelming, making dinner doesn’t have to be. These freezer meals make it easy to put dinner on the table when there’s too much on your plate.

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Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

High blood pressure (hypertension) affects about half of US adults, but most of us don’t know it. Avoid this silent killer with these tips to lower blood pressure naturally.

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Tips to Reduce Your Medical Bills (Even If You’re on Medicare)

Keeping the cost of medical bills down is important for many seniors and elderly adults. These tips and tricks can help.

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At What Age Should You Stop Shoveling Snow?

Shoveling snow may be necessary, however, it can lead to serious cardiac events. Find out the age at which it’s no longer safe to shovel snow.

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What is an End-of-Life Doula?

Many terminally ill seniors and their loved ones could benefit from the compassionate guidance of an end-of-life doula. Learn more here.

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What Seniors Need to Know About Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Over-the-counter hearing aids are now available for seniors. Their convenience and affordability means that hearing aids can now be used by millions of the elderly who need them.

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Easy One-Pot Winter Meals for Seniors

Easy, one-pot meals for seniors are great for winter, when the nostalgic flavors warm you from the inside out. Get the recipes here.

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