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Senior Living and Gardening As You Age

For those with a passion for gardening, the thought of retiring from their favorite pastime is unthinkable. Sadly, the results of aging often cause the elderly to consider abandoning their favorite outdoor activity. If you have a friend who is considering hanging up their garden spade because of age-related problems, don’t let them. Gardening innovations…
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Fun Activities For Senior Citizens

by: Khalid BH Monsore As we get older, we have a tendency to become sedentary. We watch TV or read rather than socialize. Remaining active is in an important aspect of staying healthy and alert in old age. Participating in hobbies and activities that involve interaction with others provide many health benefits, such as prevention…
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A Nursing Home at Holiday Time

By Sandy L. White Have you visited a nursing home at Christmas time? It can be as magical as watching little children light up when they see twinkling lights, pretty packages, Santa Claus, hear Christmas music and smell cinnamon, ginger and pine. (more…)
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Holiday Activities for Seniors

By Sandy L. White Do you have any Christmas activities for seniors in mind this holiday season? Are you all caught up in the sights and smells? When Christmas comes around what excites you? Is it the reuniting with friends and family? Or maybe its the ginger, mistletoe, cinnamon, and pine all rolled into one glorious…
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Enjoying Visits With Your Elderly Family Member

By Erin Treder It's not easy to see someone close to you lose her ability to communicate as she once did. As the family member of a person who is confused, you may find communicating with your loved one increasingly difficult. Alzheimer's disease and related dementia can affect a person's ability to understand information and make…
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Gift Ideas For Nursing Home Residents

By Vivienne Montague Several things should be considered when choosing gifts for nursing home residents. How much room does the resident have? Do they have room for the gift you have in mind? Are they physically able to use the gift? Will they need help to use the gift and, if so, is the help readily…
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Keeping Seniors Safe at Home

by: Jeremy Mervin If you have an elderly family member living with you, it is most important that you keep the house safe. The requirements are not very similar to what you will watch for when dealing with a baby, so do not apply the same rules here. Elderly people have many other problems which…
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