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Senior Care: Reconsider Your Parents Dinner

Is It Time to Reconsider What Your Parents Have for Dinner?

A healthy diet is recommended for many reasons. It's the best way to lose weight, keep blood pressure and cholesterol levels in the normal range, and even is believed to help prevent Alzheimer's.
Home Care: Frustrated Elderly Shoppers

Four Store Trends That Can Frustrate Elderly Shoppers

Shopping is a necessity. While stores are shifting to online shopping to make things easier, seniors may not be as willing to embrace it.
Elderly Care: Finding the Best Doctor

Finding the Best Doctor for Your Mom’s Changing Health Needs

As your mom gets older, her medical needs may change. At one point, her visits to the doctor would have been geared toward OB/GYN care and yearly medical exams.
Caregiver: Senior Back Health

How to Help Elderly Adults After Spine Surgery

When an elderly relative suffers from tremendous back pain, their doctor often recommends spine surgery. It is most often done for those who have herniated disks or bone spurs on the spine.
Homecare: Foodborne Infection Symptoms

What Are The Signs and Symptoms of Foodborne Infection?

Approximately 48 million people throughout the United States experience a foodborne illness or infection each year. Of these, around 128,000 will require hospitalization, and 3,000 will die as a result of their illness or infection.

How to Get Back On One’s Feet After An Injury

Returning to your daily routine after becoming injured can be quite a struggle, especially if you are among the 10% of the population who have acquired major injuries as a result of an automobile accident.…

These Are the Best and Worst States to Retire Right Now

A BankRate survey conducted in 2017 has revealed the best and worst places to retire in. The best states to retire list areas such as Idaho, Utah, and even New Hampshire. The worst ones include…

Multigenerational Travel: Tips for Seniors and Their Families

Finding a way to accommodate your future family vacation can be quite a daunting task, even though it is supposed to be a relaxing getaway. Some find it helpful to hire a trip adviser so…

Affordable Ways to Increase Mobility

If you're retired then you know that money gets tighter, especially for items that medicare doesn't cover. Even if you have an insurance plan it's unlikely it covers a power scooter. And, if you have…
Caregiver: Caregiver Work from Home

How Feasible Is it Really to Work from Home as a Caregiver?

One of the ways that you can try to balance your career with caregiving is by bringing your work home.
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