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Senior care & services

Surveys help you hold senior care providers accountable

Oct 27, 2014

When it comes to senior care and services, such as rehabilitation and skilled care (sometimes referred to as nursing home care or skilled nursing care), providers typically focus on three...

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Aging Faithfully: Speaking boldly in difficult times

Oct 17, 2014

I can’t stop thinking about the Baltic Cruise I took aboard the Norwegian Star in September. We had gorgeous weather the whole time. I loved sitting curled up in our ship’s cabin looking...

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Plan ahead to make winter exercise more effective

Oct 14, 2014

We all know that regular physical activity – such as walking or cycling – has significant benefits for our health. It can reduce our risk for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, colon and...

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Senior advocacy

Four protective financial strategies to pursue in your 50s

Oct 13, 2014

What should top your list of financial priorities and planning at age 50?


#1: Focus on that final stretch to retirement.


Saving remains a financial priority, and your 50s are the best...

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Malnutrition: Are you at risk?

Oct 09, 2014

When we think of malnutrition, we often envision starving children in foreign countries. Rarely do we think of our own parents or grandparents.


As many as 38 percent of seniors living at...

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Depression in seniors: How to help, warning signs, resources

Oct 08, 2014

As people age, many face new situations and losses, and for some, depression can be a common result. But depression is not a normal or inevitable result of aging, and the warning signs of...

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