Who to Know When You’re a Caregiver

When you’re a caregiver, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and feel as if you’re the only one who can do the caregiving work. You may also feel that a doctor is the only one to whom you ...

 
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“A Day in a Life”: A Movie for Seniors

“If you were given another chance, what would you do?” That’s the question filmmaker Jean Mercier asks us in his senior-friendly film, "A Day in a Life."
 
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In Caregiving, Setting Boundaries to Prevent Burnout

When you’re caring for an older adult, it’s easy to lose sight of you -- your emotions, needs and overall well-being. Even on a good caregiving day, the subtle signs of burnout may very well be present, but ...

 
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Emerging Technologies for Aging

Today's guest post is submitted by MobileHelp. MobileHelp CEO Rob Flippo is the author of the post. MobileHelp is America's leading provider of M-PERS (Mobile-Personal Emergency Response System) technology based in Boca Raton, Florida and services clients in all 50 states.  ...

 
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Senior Care That Comes to You

What is home care all about? Many of us don’t fully understand this type of care until we need it, whether for a senior relative, spouse, friend -- or for ourselves. While it's not always the best fit for ...

 
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What the USDA Has to Do With Senior Housing

Ever heard of the USDA Rural Development’s Community Facilities Program? Right now, in western Wisconsin, construction is underway on three senior housing projects thanks to a public/private partnership between the USDA RDCFP and AgStar Financial Services. It’s ...

 
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Staying Safe At Home or In Assisted Living

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, many are wrestling with the feeling that it’s just not safe to go anywhere anymore...which makes today’s Twitter forum a timely one. At 1pm ET, a community of elder ...

 
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The Evolution of Today’s Retirement Living Options

Those in the industry know that retirement living has changed over the years, but many of us still hear the word retirement and probably think about a large country home with a wrap-around porch, where a senior couple sit in ...

 
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3 Ways to Stop Fighting About Senior Care Decisions

Whether you have a strained relationship or a good one with your parents, in-laws, and siblings, things can get ugly when decisions about senior care must be made. More than likely, you get along with a few family members, but ...

 
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Should You Search for Assisted Living by Online Reviews?

Blogger Steve Moran hosts the Senior Housing Forum site, which he calls a place for conversation and collaboration” among industry professionals and consumers. Yesterday, he posted this article on the pros and cons of using an online review site, SeniorAdvisor....

 
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