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Fall Prevention and Dementia

   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three adults 65 and older fall every year and seniors go to the hospital five times more for fall-related injuries than any other causes.  337 more words

Elderly Care

First, I want to Thank Dave Murray for posting the following: Dave writes, “Sometimes, even the gutsiest of business owners need to be reminded of this:” “Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” -Teddy Isaac Roosevelt… 983 more words

SenIor Living

Seniors and Technology-Connecting to Others

Wherever you go, you always see someone using a form of technology.  Either a smartphone, tablet or computer.  Did you know that the fastest growing group of social media users are 74 and older according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project. 257 more words

Do Not Pass GO

Lewy Body Dementia is like Texas weather: if you don’t like what’s happening, just wait five minutes. LBD cognitive symptoms change hour to hour, day to day and minute to minute. 456 more words

Caregiving

CrowdFunding, How It Can Help Build The American Dream

                                                                Graceful Living, Reinventing Senior Care

                 Graceful Living is poised to set New Standards of Excellence in Adult/Senior Care. Graceful Living is a company focused not only on the medical needs of residents, but also their all around well-being. 410 more words

SenIor Living

Gross Out

One of my friends told me that her mother used to say “Don’t sit on the pity-pot”. Good advice, Mom; there are more than enough opportunities for… 770 more words

Caregiving

20 minute walk - pay it forward

Walking made the news recently in May. The results from a Yale School of Medicine study reported that older adults who get regular 20 minute walks are less likely to lose their mobility as they age. 200 more words

Fitness