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7 Fun Activities for Seniors with Arthritis — Jul 26, 2017
If you or an aging loved one has arthritis, you're far from alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some 23 percent of U.S. adults had been di...
Caregiver's Choice: Vote for the Best Adult Diaper — Jul 10, 2017
While it can be tough to talk about, incontinence is a condition that becomes more common with age. And seniors with conditions such as dementia, impaired mobility, falls, ...
Caregiver's Choice: Vote for the Best Hearing Aid — Jul 10, 2017
Age-related hearing loss is extremely common, affecting about one third of U.S. adults in their mid-60s to mid-70s, and almost half of those over 75 years old. While commo...
Estate Planning by the Numbers (Infographic) — Feb 06, 2017
Having a will is the most basic step you can take in planning your estate. Without this document in place, it’s up to the government to decide how to divvy up your assets. ...
Senior Living Experts Answer Your Top Senior Care Questions — Jan 13, 2017
Caring for an aging loved one comes with some incredibly difficult challenges. Family caregivers are tasked with providing care for someone whose ailing health may mea...
The Cost of In-Home Care by State — Jan 07, 2017
In-home care can be a godsend for family caregivers who need help providing care for an aging loved one. These services also allow many seniors who want to age in place t...
Using Medicaid to Pay for Assisted Living — Oct 18, 2016
More than 70 million people rely on Medicaid for healthcare coverage. If your loved one qualifies for Medicaid, he or she may be able to apply for waivers that can pay fo...
Your First Day of In-Home Care — Sep 26, 2016
If you have an aging loved one who is no longer able to take care of themselves or needs some help with activities of daily living, chances are you’re considering outside...
Caregiving in 2016 — Sep 13, 2016
Family caregivers of older adults in the United States are spending significant chunks of time and money on caregiving, and employed caregivers are feeling the impacts at w...
7 Common Senior Nutrition Myths — Sep 09, 2016
Eat your vegetables. Drink plenty of water. Grains are great. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. And whatever you do, eat a balanced diet that takes a little from e...