Monthly Archives: July 2017

Recommending Reading for August 2017

July 27th, 2017 (No Comments)

Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents: What Care Receivers Want By  Cheryl Kuba   Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly want during life’s final chapters. Exploring issues of housing, spirituality, personal care and death, Cheryl Kuba has created a testament to the dependent elderly. This book draws on numerous interviews with aging […]

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How to balance your career with the needs of an aging family member

July 27th, 2017 (No Comments)

How to balance your career with the needs of an aging family member Holding a job and caring for a frail or ill older family member at home can be a huge challenge as you attempt to balance competing demands on your time and energy. As our population ages, more families than ever are providing […]

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How to Vacation with Your Parents

July 27th, 2017 (No Comments)

How to Vacation with Your Parents   All parents have one thing in common: they’re getting older. So how do you spend time together and still enjoy it? The secret is you. How do I get the most out of a family vacation? I’ve given this a lot of thought and offer it now because […]

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Advantages of Moving to Assisted Living

July 27th, 2017 (No Comments)

Advantages of Moving to Assisted Living  Seniors who chose 2017 as the year when they will move from their own homes into an assisted living facility should view this as positive. Although there are drawbacks to life in an assisted living facility there are many positive things about it, too. Here are things to remember […]

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Recommended Reading for July 2017

July 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

Beyond the Grave: The Right Way and the Wrong Way of Leaving Money to Your Children (and Others) By Jeffery L. Condon This expert, one-of-a-kind handbook written by an estate attorney shows you how to handle your estate planning in a way that will ensure that your inheritance instructions will be carried out the way you […]

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The First Signs of Alzheimer’s: Difficulty Navigating

July 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

A study was done at Washington University in St. Louis which indicates that, of all the warning signs that suggest Alzheimer’s may be developing, the earliest one is probably a difficulty in navigation. This is because the area of the brain that is used to help you move from one place to the next seems to be […]

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How to Avoid Online Shopping Scams: 7 Online Shopping Safety Tips

July 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

Grabbing great deals on the internet is almost as fun as finding a bargain in person at a local store. Plus, the convenience of online shopping can’t be beat: Shop, order and pay from the comfort of your home, sit back and wait for delivery. Statistics show that more people than ever are shopping online:  […]

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Senior Exercise: Think Swimming!

July 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

The benefits of exercise for seniors cannot be overstated.  However, finding the type of senior exercise that matches the capabilities, inabilities and still has a high level of enjoyment for seniors, can be tricky. Swimming may not be the first activity that comes to mind when considering an exercise program for an elderly person, but […]

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