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5 Benefits of Music for Seniors

There is just something about music. Within the first few notes of a song, we can be transported back to a place and time that we haven’t thought of in years. The beat can move us, body and soul, like nothing else we experience in a day. Music is magic for the older mind. From…
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Asking for Help Shows Strength

Asking for help is not a sign of weakness. (Read that again.) Adult daycare, private duty home care, and assisted living are not the enemy. Caregivers are worthy of the time and energy needed for self-care. Help does not equal failure. How can we make it easier for caregivers to ask for assistance? In general,…
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The 5 C’s of Pets for Successful Aging

People need people. And apparently, people also need pets. More than half of older adults have a pet and the positive impacts of these constant companions are not to be ignored. Pet ownership and successful aging go together like Scooby and Shaggy (or Toto and Dorothy, or Lassie and Timmy… the list goes on). As…
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7 Secrets to Senior Home Safety

Most seniors want to age in place at home. We all get that, right? Home – with our own stuff, familiar surroundings, negotiable floor space (most of the time), and plenty of privacy. But what about when a family has concerns about safety, mobility, and the ability of a loved one to complete activities of…
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