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Bill Created to Help Prevent Missing Seniors

When children go missing, a nationwide Amber Alert may be issued to try and minimize any potential consequences. Until recently, though, there was no such system for seniors—a demographic that also goes missing—but for different reasons. Now, a bill is proposing to introduce a “Silver Alert” system target specifically to seniors.
Silver Alert
When a senior goes …

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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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