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Make Bill Paying Easier for Seniors With These Tips

Quick show of hands (well, virtually)—how many of you like to do the regular task of paying your bills? Anyone? Anyone?  Many people find the task of paying bills arduous and time-consuming. Now, imagine that you are a senior, perhaps struggling with vision or memory issues. Picture how much harder bill paying is for someone…
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Dolls Help Seniors Cope With Memory Loss

It can be heartbreaking to witness a senior loved one lose their memory to dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Although they may be losing their life memories, they don’t lose their ability to care for others. That’s what makes the nonprofit group Pearl’s Memory Babies so memorable. The idea started when Shepherdsville, Kentucky resident Sandy Cambron’s…
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7 Ways to Reduce a Senior’s Risk for Falls Around the Home

September 23rd is Falls Prevention Awareness Day, and September is Falls Awareness Month. People over age 65 are at a greater risk for falls, and falls are the largest cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for seniors, according to the National Council on Aging. The total cost of falls injuries in 2015 was $50 billion,…
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7 Tips for Safer Driving for Seniors

As we age, it’s normal to notice differences in our senses, including hearing and vision. It’s also normal to experience a slowing in our response to things going on around us. These changes can affect our ability to drive and respond quickly to what’s on the road. Many seniors will go on to have many…
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Two Stories, Two Approaches to Financial Management Help for Seniors

Perhaps you have a family member or other loved one who is losing their ability to reliably pay bills or care for him or herself. You try to broach the idea of using a company like Secure Aging, which can assist with financial management and care management—yet your loved one completely resists the idea. Secure…
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7 Fire Safety Prevention Tips for Seniors

Seniors have a nearly 3-time higher risk of dying in a fire than others do, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. For those over age 85, the risk is nearly 4 times higher. Here are some tips to help seniors better protect themselves against the dangers of a fire. Keep any hearing aids, canes,…
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