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Recommended Reading for May 2019

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Bridging the Gap:  Life Lessons from the Dying By: Kimberly C. Paul Live vicariously through Kimberly C. Paul as she shares personal stories and the life lessons she has learned while working with hospice patients over the last 18 years. Each chapter will inspire you to design your own life and death around what matters […]

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How to Help Protect Older Adults from Telephone and Internet Scams

Senior Care

Financial fraud targeting older Americans is a growing epidemic that costs seniors an estimated $2.9 billion annually according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). This estimate is likely low as often seniors do not report fraud because they are too ashamed to admit they have been scammed, may not even know that they are victims, […]

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Top 10 Health Concerns of Older Adults

Healthy Aging, Senior Care

Seniors want to maintain their independence, security, and productivity as they age, yet more than three-quarters of adults over 65 are managing at least two chronic diseases, according to the National Council on Aging. Check out the council’s healthy living site for information on managing chronic diseases, fall prevention, and healthful living. Find more resources […]

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What’s the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

Assisted Living, Senior Care

Medicare and Medicaid are federal U.S. government-sponsored programs designed to help cover healthcare costs for American citizens. Established in 1965 and funded by taxpayers, these two programs have similar-sounding names, which can trigger confusion about how they work and the coverage they provide. This full articleprovides insight and clarity on these important programs.  Below is a summary of […]

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Reading Recommendations for April 2019

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The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up By: Marie Kondo   The #1 New York Times bestselling guide to decluttering your home and the inspiration for the hit Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? […]

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New Cholesterol Recommendations Focus on Personalized Care

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New cholesterol recommendations from the American Heart Association, backed by the American College of Cardiology, support the treatment of older patients with high cholesterol who have previously been left untreated.

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