Monthly Archives: December 2010

Boomers Settle in Place

The idea behind aging in place — making changes to a home to accommodate an aging resident — is not new. But the idea is getting increased attention as the USA’s 76 million Baby Boomers grow older. “They are now … Continue reading

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Seniors Can Enjoy The Holidays!!!

Christmas is probably a time to spread and receive joy and love. You spend time with family and friends enjoying good food, gift exchanges and making happy new memories. Unfortunately, for some people Christmas is a time of sadness. Many … Continue reading

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Helping Seniors Fight Loneliness During the Holidays

While the holiday period is traditionally a time to rejoice with friends and family, it can be a source of extreme loneliness for many, according to a leading psychologist. Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Dr Peter Forster said that for people … Continue reading

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Puzzles can Help Seniors’ Sharpness

On Wednesday, “The Early Show” explored how to keep minds sharp, with a focus on whether doing puzzles, such as crossword puzzles and Sudoku, as well as brain teasers, are effective ways to keep memories fresh and crisp. Dr. Alan … Continue reading

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Helping Seniors at Christmas

The holidays can be very challenging for the elderly. Many have lost friends and loved ones. Many are isolated and lonely. These feelings can be exasperated during the holidays. How sad that a time of the most joy for most … Continue reading

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Caring for a Difficult Loved One

Being a caregiver is never easy, but if you’ve spent much of your adult life trying just get along with a parent or another older adult you’re close to, being thrust into the role of his caregiver may be excruciating. … Continue reading

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