A Good Night’s Sleep: Tips for Seniors

How many hours of sleep do seniors need? As much as a high school student, according to this Health Matters news story. The target: seven to nine hours a night for both populations is best.

The similarity in this sleep ...

 
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Celebrate the Seniors You Love in 2013

On the first day of January, people everywhere are kicking their resolutions into high gear. Most of them don’t sound like much fun though -- like cutting out chocolate, scaling back on spending, or getting up at the crack ...

 
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New Year, New Caregiving You

Here’s the thing about resolutions: they are not often focused on others. Yes, some resolve to be kinder, or to reconcile with an estranged friend or family member, or to give more time and money to a worthy cause. ...

 
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Looking Ahead: The Public Image of Senior Housing in 2013

Senior housing has definitely received more attention in recent years, both from the media and the government. Unfortunately, the time in the spotlight has not always been positive, from stories about abuse and neglect in nursing homes and assisted living ...

 
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Senior Living Year in Review, Looking Ahead

In a mid-December post, SeniorHousingNews.com reviewed senior living industry highlights from 2011 and insights about what to expect in 2012. Some anticipate that healthcare reform will be a driving force behind future changes; others surmise that adjustments to Medicare and Medicaid ...

 
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“Ta Da!” Lists: A New Approach to Measuring Success

One of the activities recommended in the seven-week writing class I took this fall was the creation of a “Ta Da!” list. I am quite obsessive about To DO lists, often rewriting them several times a week/day, but a Ta Da list is a different approach, according to my instructor. At the end of each day/week, make a list of what you did that day, that week, that ...

 
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