Aging

Aging is part of life, but it doesn't have to be discouraging. Embrace aging as a reflection of all the wisdom you've accumulated over the years, and look ahead with excitement and joy.
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Advice for Caregivers

4 Ways Cooking Can Keep Your Older Loved One Engaged

Preparing food can have physical, psychological and social benefits.

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Advice for Caregivers

Tips for Successful Family Meetings

When the topic is an older parent’s care, it’s important to plan ahead for a focused and clear-headed discussion.

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Advice for Caregivers

Steps to Guard Against Dementia-Related Wandering

Spring weather increases the risk of this behavior but you can help prevent it by taking safety measures.

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Advice for Caregivers

Home Safety Modifications: Start-to-Finish Resources for Caregivers

From needs checklists to possible financial assistance, there is help at the tip of your fingers.

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Resource Center

5 Ways to Plan for the Final Years

It can be daunting to contemplate end-of-life issues, but planning ahead can also bring peace of mind.

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Aging Parents

Mealtime Changes That Can Benefit a Loved One with Dementia

Small shifts in the foods you prepare, the table setting and the environment can have a big impact.

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Angels

Her Father Experienced the Heavenly Wonder of Nature

Diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, he continued to bask in the beauty of God’s natural world.

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Living Longer, Living Better

After Heart Surgery or a Heart Attack, How to Recover

For cardiac patients, here’s an invaluable gift.

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Advice for Caregivers

Tips to Assist Your Loved One with Daily Dressing and Grooming

Personal care routines are central to an older adult’s well-being, happiness and independence.

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Aging Parents

Understanding Self-Neglect—the Most Prevalent Form of Elder Abuse

Once you recognize the signs, you can take steps to help protect the older adults in your life.

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