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Top 10 Healthiest States for Seniors in 2014

How effective are we--as individuals and as a society--when it comes to maintaining our health as we age? That's one of the main questions posed by the "America's Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call…

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How to Uncover the Truth About a Senior Living Community

The decision of where is the best place for an elderly loved one to live out their golden years can be challenging for families. Most aging adults express the desire to age in place in their own ho…

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Depression in the Elderly

Is depression just part of old age? No! Despite some people's perception that being elderly could lead to being lonely and sad, clinical depression is a mental illness that is not "normal" in anyone. …

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Guidance and Support for Caregivers – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Leaning Into Sharp Points: Practical Guidance and Nurturing Support for Caregivers by Stan Goldberg. Check out this excerpt from the book, and then leave a comment for a c…

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Should Mom Be Living Alone?

Recently I received a call from Michelle, an exasperated adult daughter asking if there was any legal way to get her elderly father to stop verbally abusing her and to accept a caregiver so she could …

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14 Tips for an Elderly-Friendly Fourth of July

By June Fletcher, AgingCare.com editor-in-chief Almost everyone looks forward to gathering with family and friends for a backyard barbecue. But if you've been dreading going to one because of your …

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How to Convince Your Parent to Move to Assisted Living

By Carol Bradley Bursack, AgingCare.com editor Conventional wisdom says that we all want to stay in our own homes for as long as we can. That is likely how most of our elders feel; however it's not…

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