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How wearable technology can keep you younger - longer

How Wearables Can Help You Stay Healthy From the Pebble to the Apple Watch to Samsung Galaxy Gear, smartwatches are the talk of the town. Are you ready to jump on the bandwagon? Wearables are great for keeping track of your health and keeping you safe as you age. These are some of my favorite wearables for seniors. Track your steps It is important to keep active, especially as you age. Fitness track

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The best creative activities for seniors

When it comes to caring for the elderly, there are some obvious things that come to mind, and physical health is foremost among them. Given the prevalence of medical conditions relating to the body among the elderly, concerns about broken bones, strokes, and so forth are all vital aspects of care. However, one thing that can sometimes sadly be overlooked is the mental component of elderly care. Why We Should Care About The Mind

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How to stop older people from falling

Each year, one in three elderly adults will take a fall and the risk of falls increases every decade. Falls are the number one reason for emergency room visits because of trauma, and for the elderly, falls can devastate their health since injuries are often severe like traumatic brain injuries or hip fractures. Despite the potential their prevalence, there is much that the elderly can do to prevent falls. Exercise regularly. T

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How to care for yourself when you're a caregiver

Unquestionably, the only person who would ever tell you that care giving is an easy job is someone that has never had to do it themselves.  For the person needing care, the loss of independence coupled with increasing physical and perhaps mental frailty can be exceptionally harrowing.  Although care is usually given with love, it can - on occasion - be received with some measure of resentment, especially if it means a reversal of the parent/child

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Senior-friendly designs help keep older people at home longer

With a senior population burgeoning across the United States and Canada, not to mention Europe and even China, more and more businesses are being created to specifically cater to this growing – and wealthy – demographic cohort. As seniors continue to age, relocation and downsizing becomes an important conversation to have. Many opt to make the move into an active living or independent living retirement community, others choose to move in with

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Why seniors need to be on social media

Seniors from all over the world are connecting over the internet and loving it.  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Reddit are no longer just the playground of the young. Have you been putting off creating social media accounts? You are missing out on some of the amazing things the internet has to offer. Read on to see the top 9 ways seniors can enjoy social media. Keep In Touch With Family Your granddau

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  • my mother is chronically ill

    she suffers with depression and chronic pain she is living in a very unhealthy environment that continues to keep her ill she was recently diagnosis with a lung problems CPDO ... she has had many admissions to hospital, i am so very concerned about my mom i have no help and am desperate to seak help for her. she is unable to care for herself. she lives in a felthy home does not eat on a regular basis.. She is on numours medacations i dont know whom to turn to at this time .. please help me

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    Hi, My father has advanced Parkinson's Disease and my mother is his primary care giver. They are still living in our childhood home but it's time for them to move on because my father is no longer able to be alone and the house is just becoming too much. My mother is in very good health and is not ready for a retirement home, at all. That said, she needs help with my Dad. I'm wondering if there is a condo near the yonge and sheppard area that might meet their needs. Your help is much appreciated. Marie

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    Hi, If I'm a new tenant in a retirement home, when can the rent be increased? Do retirement homes fall under the Residential Tenant Act and rents can only be increased if at least 12 months have passed since the last rent increase or since a new tenant moved into the rental unit?

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    How do I obtain a job as a helper in an old people's home care in hamburg germany?

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