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Gift Suggestions for Seniors


Most senior citizens are starting to downsize and get rid of things.  Or, if they have moved to a retirement community, they have already simplified and given away, donated or held a garage or estate sale to scale down.  It can be hard to come up with creative gift ideas for someone who is in...
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“Does Your Kitchen Work For You?”


Cooking in your kitchen can sometimes be challenging; especially when pots, pans, and accessories are out of reach, or difficult to access.  Upper cabinets that are hard to reach can create a safety hazard, and the alternative of putting items in lower cabinets may overcrowd the existing space.  Reconfiguring your current kitchen may be an...
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Reminiscence


Reminiscing and life-review have become acceptable therapeutic aids for the aging.  Reminiscence occurs when a person recalls past life events and recaptures the emotions that originally accompanied them during conversation.  Reminiscing can be perceived as a normal if not essential component of successful aging which can promote emotional well-being while also combatting isolation, loneliness, and...
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Companion Care


We have all heard the old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Our parents used it regularly, and now we sometimes wonder how it can be applied to our daily life. As we age, our parents need us more and more.  Sometimes we feel as if we just can’t do...
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