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Caregivers Must Take Care of Themselves Too

By Patti Maltese and Kelly McCabe | Jul 18, 2014 | Comments Off on Caregivers Must Take Care of Themselves Too

Caring for another individual can be an extremely hard task even for the most mentally and emotionally tough of us.  Knowing that the well being of someone else is in our hands can be a very overwhelming thing to deal with.  Because of this, caregivers often find themselves taking on a lot without stopping to…

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Tips for Eating Healthy on a Fixed Income

By Patti Maltese and Kelly McCabe | Jul 7, 2014 | Comments Off on Tips for Eating Healthy on a Fixed Income

Sadly, these days sometimes eating healthy is not always cost effective.  Organic fruits and veggies, especially, can often cost an arm and a leg and be expensive for those of us with multiple incomes let alone those of us on a fixed income.  Fortunately, eating healthy on a retirement budget does not have to be…

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At Home Care vs. Care In A Home

By Patti Maltese and Kelly McCabe | Jun 20, 2014 | Comments Off on At Home Care vs. Care In A Home

”I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!”  We have all seen that commercial and some of us have probably giggled at the cute elderly woman who is the subject of said fall.  But for some, that commercial may have struck a nerve.  ”What if it were my mom or dad? It could be days if…

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How To Know When It's Time To Take Your Parent's Car Keys Away & How To Do It

By Patti Maltese and Kelly McCabe | Jun 6, 2014 | Comments Off on How To Know When It's Time To Take Your Parent's Car Keys Away & How To Do It

Independence, it’s what we long for as young people and what we strive to maintain as we enter our golden years.  With so many life changes facing our older generation there are certain things we as the children and grandchildren of this generation need to consider.  Is it safe for mom and dad to live…

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Living Comfortably With MS

By Patti Maltese and Kelly McCabe | May 23, 2014 | Comments Off on Living Comfortably With MS

A diagnosis of MS can be a devastating blow. However, it does not mean that you have to abandon your former lifestyle and live in fear of leading a painful existence.  Living comfortably with MS is possible and it’s not as hard as one may think. There are simple steps you can take to ensure that…

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Key Signs Of Early Onset Dementia

By admin | May 9, 2014 | Comments Off on Key Signs Of Early Onset Dementia

According to dictionary.com, dementia is defined as a severe impairment or loss of intellectual capacity and personality integration, due to the loss or damage to neurons in the brain. Essentially, those affected with the disease lose most or all ability to adequately function in society and need constant care. Anyone who has spent an extended…

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5 Balance Exercises For Seniors

By admin | May 2, 2014 | Comments Off on 5 Balance Exercises For Seniors

It’s a commonly known fact that as we age, our balance becomes worse and worse. If that isn’t abundantly clear to you, then perhaps you’ve forgotten about this commercial…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wEezef9wOU. As we get older, poor balance can be attributed to a number of factors…having older joints and decreased muscle strength are common causes, but the most…

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A Few Tips On How To Keep Your Memory Sharp

By admin | Apr 25, 2014 | Comments Off on A Few Tips On How To Keep Your Memory Sharp

As we continue to age our short-term memory becomes more and more strained. Do you notice that you find yourself looking for your car keys more than normal? Or, are you forgetting the names of people that you recently met? If so, don’t be alarmed, it’s just part of getting older (ugh…)! We most certainly…

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Healthy Foods To Help Slow the Process of Alzheimer’s Disease

By admin | Apr 15, 2014 | Comments Off on Healthy Foods To Help Slow the Process of Alzheimer’s Disease

There are tons of factors that can ultimately lead to an Alzheimer’s diagnosis at some point in your life. Extremely scary sentence to read…we totally understand. Doctors and researchers speculate that the disease is caused by a “perfect storm” of health risks, genetics, head injuries, diet, and several other factors. Of course, much of this…

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