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Flex your brain and keep your mind fit


  There are many ways to remain strong and fit by walking, lifting weights and performing balance and endurance exercises. However, what are you doing to keep your mind fit? Research shows that we need to keep our brains stimulated as we age. In an effort to prevent cognitive decline, here are some tips to help keep...
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Boundaries: Setting and Implementing Them


More than ever multi-generations are living together. Not since the Great Depression and World Wars has this happened. Why? We only have to look at our economy, the cost of living, Baby Boomers, and the cultural changes in our society. We live in a much di­fferent world than our fore fathers. ...
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Put On Your Safety Inspection Hat


The choice to keep yourself or your loved one at home during the golden years is usually considered the preferred option. Living at home allows seniors to maintain their privacy and independence. But each year, many older Americans are injured in and around their homes. ...
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The Social Worker – Your “Tour Guide” for Senior Health Issues


A social worker trained and focused on senior health issues can be an invaluable resource for those navigating the ever-changing landscape of health care. A good social worker can act as a “tour guide” to help you make decisions, know what resources are available and help you understand the processes and paperwork facing seniors today. ...
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