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How to Make Your Home Accessible – 5 Easy Projects

by Matt Myers

Transitioning into a life of limited mobility is never easy. From ramps and stair lifts to medical alert systems, there are strategies for making homes more comfortable for their elderly residents.

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How to Garden with Limited Mobility

by Matt Myers

Gardening is a popular hobby among seniors, and with good reason. It’s healthy, physically stimulating, and outdoors – all factors that can lead to a more fulfilling life as an elderly person.

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Summer Activities that are Safe and Fun for Seniors

by Matt Myers

The weather is getting nicer, which means you might be itching to spend more time outside. The summer months are an excellent opportunity for older folks to spend time connecting with friends and family while outdoors.

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Best Side Job Ideas for Seniors

by Matt Myers

Getting a side job can be a great experience for seniors. But once you decide to pick up a part-time job, which options should you prioritize?

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Avoiding Dehydration: Tips to Help Seniors Drink More Water

by Matt Myers

With summer on the horizon, seniors might be looking for ways to remain healthy during the seasonal change. Summer brings with it a wealth of opportunity: more occasions to socialize, nicer weather, and more reasons to get outside.

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The Statistics on Senior Isolation – and Tips for Beating Loneliness

by Matt Myers

The facts around senior isolation have increasingly appeared in mainstream media. In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the elderly are experiencing loneliness at an increased rate, especially amid social distancing and isolating.

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Why You Should Tell Your Doctor About Your Falls

by Matt Myers

It happens to everyone: You’re running an errand, walking into the kitchen, or out for a leisurely stroll, when suddenly, you’re on the ground, your medical alert system at the ready. It happens so quickly that you might not even know its cause.

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How to Fall to Minimize Injury

by Matt Myers

Falling poses the highest risk of non-illness-related injury to seniors, both inside and outside of the house. While there are certain strategies elderly folks can employ to prevent falls, they are not completely avoidable.

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Tips for Living on a Fixed Income

by Matt Myers

If you are retired or otherwise out of work, you’re likely living on a fixed income. This means you receive funds each month, typically from the government and in a set amount. This can be Social Security benefits, a pension, or unemployment payments.

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Tips for Keeping Your Mind Sharp

by Matt Myers

Everyone experiences the occasional “senior moment.” Perhaps you’ve forgotten someone’s name in the middle of a conversation, or maybe you’ve gone grocery shopping but couldn’t remember your list.

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