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Recommend Reading for August 2016

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Recommend Reading for August 2016 How To Say It to Seniors: Closing the Communication Gap with Our Elders By: David Solie This book explores the reasons that communicating with the older adults is sometimes so frustrating and offers strategies and skills for overcoming these difficulties. In the book I show that by understanding our older […]

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Osteoporosis – What You Need To Know

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Osteoporosis – What You Need To Know National Care Planning Council:  June 29, 2016 | by Valerie Michel Buck “Strong bones, strong body.” -Unknown. This is a quote I’ve heard hundreds of times and didn’t know how meaningful it is till I started researching Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease and is often […]

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Best Foods for Dementia

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Hippocrates once said “Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food.” In the case of dementia, a diet of nutrient-rich foods can improve patient outcomes and quality of life. Advanced dementia patients may forget to eat, and eventually don’t feel hunger as a result of depression, medication side effects and cognitive […]

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Aging: What to expect as you get older

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Aging: What to expect as you get older (Part 2 of 2) Posted on Sept. 18, 2006, 7:55 a.m. in Aging Wonder what’s considered a normal part of the aging process? Here’s part 2 of what to expect as you get older.  If you missed last month’s article, let me know and I will send […]

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How to Spot Senior Depression

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How to Spot Senior Depression If an older family member or friend becomes depressed, how would you know? Do you know the warning signs that would enable you to spot senior depression in your friends or family members? Senior Depression Can Be Hard to Spot These senior depression findings are important because friends, family members, […]

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Choice Connections Helps with Senior Housing Search

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Choice Connections Helps with Senior Housing Search Choice Connections of Virginia would like to thank the Richmond Times Dispatch for this wonderful article highlighting the services that we offer. Posted: Sunday, November 15, 2015 10:30 pm By JOAN TUPPONCE Special correspondent Lisa Hollier saw a growing need for a senior-care housing advisory service in the […]

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Five Tips to a Healthier Thanksgiving for Seniors

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Five Tips to a Healthier Thanksgiving for Seniors Thanksgiving can be fun and festive for some and emotionally and physically challenging for others. Since seniors are especially vulnerable to certain holiday-related health pitfalls, SCAN Health Plan offers these five tips to a healthier Thanksgiving – and holiday – season: Don’t dine alone. Many senior centers […]

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Don’t Let Age Keep You from Bicycling

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Don’t Let Age Keep You from Bicycling With the UCI Road World Championships which took place in Richmond last month, we just had to share an article on bike riding! Bicycle riding is proving popular with older adults and more seniors are getting on bikes. Biking rates among people between the ages of 60 and […]

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Recommended Reading for September

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Recommended Reading for September: Conscious Living, Conscious Aging: Embrace & Savor Your Next Chapter By, Ron Pevny We financially plan for our retirement, but do we plan for our well-being? Here is an empowering guide with practical tools to help you live a passionate, fulfilling second half of life. If you’re part of the Baby […]

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6 Tips to Keep in Mind While Helping Aging Parents

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6 Tips to Keep in Mind While Helping Aging Parents by Valerie Buck, August 25, 2014 |National Care Planning Council  1. Getting old is financially scary No matter how much money one may have, thinking about covering the expenses associated with aging or dealing with the unknown can be extremely scary. What if your elderly […]

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