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Enjoying the Holidays with Seniors

With Christmas only a week away, the crunch time is here. Over the next seven days, many of you will be visiting parents or grandparents and life can get pretty stressful. But as harried as it can get for you, it can be compounded for seniors as they can have fewer reserves for dealing with …

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Best Gifts for Seniors

Seniors can be difficult to shop for because they’re a variation on the theme of “what do you get the person who has everything?” Getting holiday gifts for seniors can become a matter of “What do you get the person who has lived long enough to receive everything?”
Personality
A good place to start is figuring out …

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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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Things to be Thankful for on Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, take a few moments to take stock of all the good things in your life, even if it might not seem like that on a regular basis.
Family

There are many seniors in this world without loved ones, and the holidays can be particularly tough for them. Say a silent thanks that you’ve got friends, …

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