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This Summer, Drink to Your Health!

Here comes summer and it’s getting hot! Do you reach for a soda? A cold beer? Maybe an iced lattĂ©? Even people who carefully monitor what’s on their plate may pay little attention to what’s in their glass. 958 more words

Supporting Single Seniors

The latest U.S. Census showed that fewer Americans are marrying, and fewer are having children. The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) recently urged federal, state and local agencies to ensure that all seniors are served, regardless of marital status. 895 more words

Family Summer Safety

Summer beckons outdoor play from water parks and horseback riding to fishing and building sandcastles. Add in baseball, barbeques and baboons at the zoo and the whole family will be sending Snapchat® videos of their summertime activities. 882 more words

Caregiver Tips to Encourage Dressing

At some stage in the course of dementia an individual can experience problems getting dressed. A person living with dementia may become disinterested in their clothes, refuse to get dressed or dress inappropriately. 497 more words

Listen Up! Treating Hearing Loss Promptly Is Important

May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month

Nobody wants to watch TV when Cal’s in the room. He commandeers the remote and turns the volume up so high that everyone else needs ear plugs! 1,409 more words

Preserving Social Connections When a Loved One Has Alzheimer's

Experts tell us that loneliness threatens the health of older adults. We are a very social species, so when we feel a lack of connection to fellow humans, the resulting stress raises the risk of high blood pressure, sleep disorders, depression, a weakened immune system and a host of other health problems. 1,200 more words