Archive for December, 2013

Getting Around and Other Transportation Issues

Making your way from Point A to Point B can present challenges for even the most mobile, but add in being a senior and have limited resources, and the issue of transportation increases in difficulty.
Transit Problems
Transportation of America estimates that in two years’ time, 15 million Americans …

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Death and Dying: Caring for a Senior

Watching a loved one near the end of his or her life is never easy, but there are several ways you can make the process easier for them.
Physical Needs
As your senior approaches death, their appetite may diminish, they may sleep much more and be harder to rouse, and they may become less responsive or cognitively …

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Pros and Cons of a Flu Shot for the Elderly

A flu can protect many people from the devastating effects of influenza. But is it a smart move for all seniors and elderly? First, a couple of dispelled myths:
The flu is a harmless – if annoying – bug. …

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