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Family Caregivers: 20 Tips to Protect Your Mental Health

Many family caregivers do an excellent job of taking care of their loved ones, but who is taking care of the caregivers? Here are 20 caregiving tips to protect mental health.

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How Random Acts of Kindness Benefit Seniors and the Elderly

Random acts of kindness can make seniors and the elderly smile, but the benefits go much further than that. Whether you’re the recipient or the giver, here are some surprising effects of kindness.

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How to Choose a Professional Caregiver for Your Elderly Loved One

Choosing a professional caregiver for your elderly loved one can be difficult. These tips can make it easier to get the caregiving seniors need for better health and peace of mind.

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A Senior’s Guide to Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention

Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans develop skin cancer by the age of 70? Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the world, but when detected early, it can also be one of the most treatable. Here’s what seniors need to know to detect and prevent skin cancer and to stay healthy this summer.

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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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