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Being Safe in Your Home

This resource guide will review the steps that can be taken to create a safe living area for seniors, discuss how technology can assist, and how to gauge the warning signs that indicate an entirely different approach may be necessary. It concludes with a list of resources for additional information on senior safety. Follow this […]

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Here Is Your Chance To Be Heard!

Here’s your chance to weigh in on what seniors need in Tennessee—please take this survey by June 30,2017.   https://www.tn.gov/aging/topic/legal-needs-assessment

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Special Benefits and Discounts for You, the Older Citizen!

We at CouponChief.com have just created a new guide titled “Retail Savings Guide for Baby Boomers.” It provides a detailed walkthrough of discounts and special offers for seniors. I’m writing today to invite you to read it here: https://www.couponchief.com/guides/retail_savings_for_baby_boomers  We think every senior citizen should know about all the special discounts, benefits, and programs freely […]

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Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is in the news, what can you do?  Please see the following link for information: https://www.nursinghomeabusecenter.com/nursing-home-neglect/

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Mesothelioma Information Link

My name is Chloe and I work in the outreach department at Mesothelioma Guide, an advocacy organization dedicated to helping patients diagnosed with asbestos illnesses. The average latency period that mesothelioma takes to develop is anywhere from 20-40 years. Since this period is so long, mesothelioma usually affects older adults in their 60’s and 70’s. […]

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Some Links to Those Older Adults That Want To Be Prepared

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/senior-housing/assisted-living-facilities.htm https://medlineplus.gov/seniorshealth.html https://retiredbrains.com/retirement-resources.html http://www.veteransaidbenefit.org/ http://www.pacificmedicalacls.com/acls-online-library-staying-active-in-your-golden-years.html  

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Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss

Most people think of hearing loss as simply the inability to hear well. Maybe they miss a few words in conversation or misunderstand the punch line of a joke, or they might turn the television up a little louder. Unfortunately, though, there are other hidden consequences of hearing loss that might not be immediately apparent […]

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New Links To Useful Information

Here are some useful links: Benefit Calculators from the Social Security Administration  Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities  Transportation Guide for Seniors and Disabled  Dispelling Myths About Life Insurance Financial Steps to Prepare for Disability  A Guide for Disabled Homebuyers  Financial Planning for Veterans Female Veterans and Drug Addiction: 15 Ways […]

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The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid

  Medicare and Medicaid are both federal healthcare programs, but there are some major differences between the two – namely, the people who are involved. Click on this link for the information: Medicare vs. Medicaid

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The best defense is a great offense. Especially when it comes to cancer.

  Cancer. It’s the word that can turn your life upside down – and the lives of your friends and family. We don’t always know why people develop cancer. There are, however, some things that can increase your risk, such as lifestyle choices, heredity and other factors.   But there are also several causes beyond […]

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