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3 Tips for Safe Elderly Driving

Tips for Safe Elderly Driving People’s bodies change as they get older, and it is important to take these changes into consideration when caring for family members who are getting older, especially if they are still driving. However, if you stay aware of concerns for elderly driving and use tips to keep your family members safe, they can continue to drive and stay independent. Concerns about elderly driving

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6 Job Search Tips for the 50+ Crowd

If you are over 50 years old, and looking for employment, you have your work cut out for you. You're up against a plethora of recent college graduates also looking, and even though employers can't legally engage in age discrimination, it still happens. In fact, ExecuNet, an executive-level membership website, reports that a vice president over age 50 requires 20% more time to land a position than someone at the same level in th

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Seniors and pets: A doggone good idea, or a hairy mess?

Obviously, there are a variety of benefits animals have when placed with an elderly care taker. They don’t have to worry about finding a safe and warm place to sleep at night, there is always plenty of food around, and constant companionship makes them feel loved and secure. It just so happens that there are also many benefits that seniors can take advantage of when paired with an animal companion. Here are just a few: Health Benefits

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Bracing for a winter in Canada

Winter is here and it’s not going anywhere for a long time! If you aren’t one of over 500,000 Canadian snowbirds wintering in Florida, these tips could save you a costly fall. Did you know? Falls on ice cause more serious injuries than any single winter sport. In fact, injuries incurred in all winter sports combined don't account for as many hospitalizations as falls on ice. In 2010-2011, 7,138 people were hospitalized in C

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Caring for seniors with dementia

Taking care of a senior with dementia, including Alzheimer's, requires patience and dedication. Dementia may progress slowly giving family and friends an opportunity to seek help from medical specialists in the field of geriatrics. There are more medications on the market now to help people with Alzheimer's. who are forgetting the names of close friends and family member. They may even be forgetting how to care for themselves. Commu

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Hearing Loss in the Elderly

Hearing loss is defined as the diminishment or loss of hearing in one or both ears. This loss may occur gradually over a long period of time or may happen suddenly. Hearing loss is a problem that commonly affects the elderly. Studies have shown that one third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 struggle with hearing loss. For those 75 and olde

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