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Benefits of Seniors Getting Out in Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.”

Getting outdoors is important for people of all ages and walks of life. In addition to wiping the internal slate clean, lifting our spirits, and giving us a chance to reconnect with life’s most important things,

Recognition of Our Aide of the Month

In a show of appreciation, we received the following email about one of our lovely aides:

I’m writing this email to say thank you for sharing an amazing aide with us. Omotolla Williams came to us in July and since her arrival things have really changed for our family. My mother Louise Aarons is a blind woman who has Parkinson’s disease and dementia.

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14 Home Safety Tips for Seniors Who Live Alone

Today, roughly 28% of seniors live alone. This adds up to nearly 12.5 million people.

While many seniors enjoy living alone and want to maintain their independence for as long as possible, living alone can pose some serious security threats to seniors.

Luckily, there are ways to ensure that living alone is safer for seniors around the country.

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Seven Tips to Help You Care for An Ill Spouse

Caring for an ill spouse is always a difficult process, but it’s especially trying for seniors. In addition to coping with their own aging process and potential health issues, seniors who are caring for ill spouses must also contend with the emotional and mental strain of watching their loved one become ill and die. This can be exhausting and can easily have an adverse impact on the health of the surviving spouse.

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The Ten Biggest Fears of Senior Living, Resolved

If you believed everything that society told us about senior living, you’d think that senior living is a place the elderly go when they have no more options and can no longer care for themselves. How dismal! Fortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Many of the often-perpetuated myths about senior living are false.

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12 Secrets to Living a Long, Healthy Life

Most people visualize themselves aging gracefully and living a long, healthy life filled with good friends, family, and plenty of activity. While this is something that many people dream of, it’s far from being a fantasy. The fact is, many seniors do it. So what’s their secret? How do these people enjoy all of the benefits of old age while maintaining good health and a happy state of mind?

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Why Caregivers Must Care for Themselves, Too

Every caregiver knows the feeling of coming home at the end of the day entirely burned out. Maybe you sit down on the kitchen floor and eat cold cereal directly from the box for dinner or maybe you simply get into the shower and cry from exhaustion and stress. While these reactions aren’t uncommon, they also aren’t entirely healthy.

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