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6 Ideas to Get Your Older Adult Outside This Spring

Ahhh, the beauty of spring. In Southwest Florida, that means we enjoy the blooms of flowers, the sounds of birds, and more greenery on the trees. Temperatures may get warm, but they’re not the humid mess we get in the summer. In fact, some days are still downright pleasant.   Getting some fresh air is…
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If “Becky From Medicare” Calls, Hang Up! Here’s Why

Have you ever received a call from someone who said they were “Becky from Medicare”? This may sound innocent enough at first blush, but there have been many reports of fraudulent calls where someone identifies themselves this way. Here’s the scoop on what’s happening and why you don’t want to engage with “Becky from Medicare.”…
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Here’s How Random Acts of Kindness Can Help the Senior in Your Life

If you’ve ever heard the phrase “practice random acts of kindness,” then maybe you’ve taken the initiative to follow this advice. By doing kind, unexpected acts for others, you may inspire others to go on and do kind things for someone else. Plus, there’s an emotional boost when you do something nice for someone else.…
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5 Great Hobbies for Older Adults

Is your senior loved one a little bored doing the same things over and over? Perhaps they've fallen in a pandemic slump and want to try something new. Fortunately, there are lots of hobbies that are great for older adults—and their caregivers might enjoy them, too! So here are five hobbies to consider for your…
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8 Foods That May Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Looking to find out which foods can lower your risk for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? While scientists are still studying how exactly what you eat may or may not protect against Alzheimer’s, we know that certain foods do a better job of keeping your brain healthy.  It turns out that the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet—which is heavy on…
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Is a Vaccine for Alzheimer’s Disease a Real Possibility in the Future?

We have all heard of or received vaccines for various health issues, including shingles, pneumonia, hepatitis, and COVID-19. We may be able to add a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease to that list in the future. According to Being Patient, vaccines can train the immune system to get rid of the tau or amyloid proteins associated…
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Tips for a Better Downsizing Experience

If 2022 is the year of downsizing for you or a senior loved one, then you’ll want to keep in mind a few helpful tips for a smoother downsizing experience. There are several reasons that people decide to downsize: The kids are grown and there’s no longer a need for so much space. A spouse…
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