Senior Advisors

Don’t Be Embarrassed About Incontinence

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Don’t Be Embarrassed About Incontinence Do you recognize this sign? Whenever you’re in a public place, you’re scouting out where the closest bathroom might be—just in case. If so, you’re not alone. More than 25 million Americans are affected by either bladder or bowel incontinence, according to the National Association for Continence. One in 3 […]

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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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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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Medicare Offers Many Free Preventive Benefits

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Medicare Offers Many Free Preventive Benefits While most seniors heave a huge sigh of relief when they finally qualify for Medicare at age 65, many are unaware of another special bonus: Medicare Part B offers a wide range of preventive benefits, many of which are completely free of charge—thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Free […]

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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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Guarding Against Common Hospital Errors

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Guarding Against Common Hospital Errors Hospital patients potentially face an assortment of medical complications, but you can be proactive and guard against problems. Before your hospital visit, write down your medications, the dosage for each and when and why you take them. Also list the dates and reasons for all previous surgeries/procedures. Most important, don’t […]

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Breathing Easy: How To Help Seniors Survive Allergy Season

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Breathing Easy: How To Help Seniors Survive Allergy Season Spring is in the air! Along with the arrival birds, bees, and more sunshine come pollen, dust, and other allergens that cause great discomfort to many. Older adults are not immune from springtime sniffles and sneezing. In fact, a growing number of seniors are developing allergies […]

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