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Peaceful Passing: How to Make a Loved One’s Final Days at Home Comfortable

Bringing home a terminally ill loved one can be an emotionally charged time in both the caregiver’s life and the final days of the patient. Coming home can bring a great deal of peace and comfort to a person looking at the end of their life. Even though you may be working through a dizzying […]

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Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know

It’s every adult child’s nightmare: getting a phone call in the middle of the night from an aging parent, or worse, the hospital. Maybe there’s been a fall or a medical emergency. Perhaps the early stages of dementia have advanced more quickly than anticipated, and there’s been an incident. Either way, one thing is clear […]

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Disaster Preparedness Guide For Seniors

Natural disasters are not fun for anyone. Unfortunately, they can be especially traumatizing for seniors. Older people are more frail and less mobile, making it a challenge for them to respond quickly. They may not always have the help they need immediately when they need it to escape a danger zone. The thought is frightening, […]

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Protecting Seniors from Online Scams

A challenge for senior citizens who embrace the computer age is knowing how to avoid online fraud. Although people of all ages are at risk, statistics show that when it comes to online safety, seniors are more vulnerable. In fact, according to the Department of Homeland Security, “seniors are defrauded at twice the rate of […]

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The Quiet Epidemic

The Quiet Epidemic: Our senior citizens are developing drug & alcohol rehab addiction at an alarming rate. We provide information, resources and treatment for care providers and seniors battling addiction and related conditions. Elder Addictions, The Quiet Epidemic

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Fall Prevention Among Seniors

When is the best time to focus on fall prevention? Before you fall. With healthcare costs from falling injuries on the rise, we took a look at fall prevention, and we were surprised at what we discovered. The best way to tell about the epidemic of falling injuries is with data. And before you conclude […]

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Sleep Guide for Seniors

Good health is directly connected to good sleep, and poor quality of sleep and not enough sleep can have negative effects on health. This is especially true for seniors who commonly experience sleep disorders, take medications, and have chronic health issues like heart disease and diabetes, among other conditions — all of which can impact […]

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Seniors can prepare now to stay healthy this winter

Older adults are more susceptible to hypothermia, which occurs when too much heat escapes from the body. It is important to dress warmly and keep dry, but equally important to remember good nutrition. Hot food and warm drinks are best to warm the body. When going outdoors, remember to dress warmly. Wear layered, loose-fitting clothing […]

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The Comprehensive Guide to Back and Neck Pain: Causes, Relief, and Treatment

Here is a great resource for that aching back from YOO HEALTH! The Comprehensive Guide To Back Pain  

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Tennessee Senior Law

The link below will take you to the Tennessee Senior Law website It may contain useful information for those living in other areas besides those listed on the website. www.tnseniorlaw.org

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