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Alzheimer’s: Understanding and Preventing Wandering Behavior

The Alzheimer’s Association reports that as many as 60% of people with dementia will wander and may get lost. Dementia is the broad medical category for individuals with a decline in memory or other cognitive or language abilities. Among the over...

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Tips for Seniors to Stay Safe in Severe Weather

Severe weather patterns seem to become increasingly more forceful and dangerous with each passing year. From wildfires in the West to hurricanes across much of the South and East to tornadoes in the Midwest, very few parts of the country have been...

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Healthy Eating During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, many grocery stores have instituted special hours just for seniors so they can do their shopping. The measure allows the more at-risk shoppers to get the provisions they need while avoiding crowds during peak...

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Does Forgetting Words Signify the Beginning of Alzheimer’s Disease?

We might worry when we grasp for a word. “It’s on the tip of my tongue!” we might say. If you experience these so-called “tip of the tongue” errors, you’re not alone. But especially as we grow older, we might be concerned about what’s...

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Tips For Living at Home While Growing Old

Where do you want to live as you grow older? Surveys of people aged 50 and older show that a large majority want to age in place, staying in their own homes even as their health needs change. They want to remain in the surroundings to which they are...

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Coronavirus in the U.S. Calls Attention to Senior Loneliness

During the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), “social distancing” has been the norm. Younger people complain about their favorite coffee bar closing, missing out on time with friends and the cancellation of events but for seniors, the...

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