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Combating Isolation, Enriching Lives

For older adults still living at home, especially those who need assistance with some daily tasks, their options are limited. Those who are physically able can brave the shopping and work themselves, or they can ask friends and families for assistance. But both of those options include the risk of contracting COVID-19. So many seniors have made decisions to do without assistance, which not only puts them at risk, but also means they are cut off socially from most people. …

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Seniors: Beat the Heat!

People aged 65 or older are more susceptible to heat stress and dehydration. Not only do older bodies have a harder time adjusting to extreme temperature changes, but also older people are more likely to be taking medications that can affect the body’s ability to cool itself.…


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How to Get the Most out of your Rehab Program

Getting the best therapy usually requires some research ahead of time. Make sure you consider not only the actual rehab services offered, but also the setting those services are offered in. If you are going to be staying somewhere for 30 days or longer, you want to enjoy the food, the social activities, the amenities, and the people.…


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Understanding In-Home Care: A Caregiver’s Introduction

When you or your parents arrive at a point where some in-home help would make life easier, there is a lot of information and jargon to sift through. Understanding some of the terms used by home health agencies and private duty services can give you more confidence when you start researching your options.…