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First Steps to Take After a Loved One Dies Suddenly

When a close loved one such as a spouse or parent, dies suddenly, it can cause a whirlwind of reactions and emotions. It can be heartbreaking, devastating, confusing, and maddening.  Then, as you’re dealing with grief and all the emotions that come with it, you still have to take on financial responsibilities that you may…
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What Is Parkinson’s Disease?

An estimated 1 million people in the U.S. and 6 million people worldwide have Parkinson’s disease, according to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.  Just what is Parkinson’s disease, exactly? It’s a disorder that affects your nervous system and your movement. The actual cause of Parkinson’s disease isn’t well-known, but researchers believe that…
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Your Paperwork Checklist for 2020

Happy New Year! It’s only natural that many of us want to get organized when the new year is upon us. Take advantage of 2020 by making sure you get the paperwork in order for the senior in your life. Here’s a checklist of papers that you’ll want to make sure are completed, organized, and…
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Better Caregiving for Seniors With Low Vision

Just about all of us lose some of our crisp, clear vision as we age. However, about 2.9 million adults over the age of 40 in the U.S. have vision problems that can’t be further corrected by surgery or glasses. Low vision is the term to describe this problem. Forty-five percent of the people with…
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16 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

Happy Holidays! It’s that oh-so-wonderful time of the year where we spend more time with those we love, indulge in some yummy food and drinks, and exchange gifts. There are some gifts that are ideal for the seniors in your life, particularly seniors who may be struggling with cognitive or physical issues. Here a few…
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