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.
An in-home caregiver smiling at her client.
Advice for Caregivers

6 Traits of a Good In-Home Caregiver

Knowledge, commitment and an ability to find joy are among the attributes of an effective professional caregiver.

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Fighting the Darkness of Alzheimer’s on ‘The Longest Day’
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Fighting the Darkness of Alzheimer’s on ‘The Longest Day’

How three people in the early stages of the disease will celebrate this year’s summer solstice

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A woman video chatting with her aging parents.
Advice for Caregivers

What to Do When an Older Loved One Resists Covid-19 Restrictions

Gentle communication and understanding can make inroads.

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Shopping using a grocery app on a smartphone.
Advice for Caregivers

How to Make Sure Your Loved One Has Essentials During the Pandemic

Covid-19 restrictions have made shopping a challenge, but there are ways to do it safely and efficiently.

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A woman gardening flowers outside.
Exercise

5 Tips to Prevent Gardening Pains and Strains

Simple protective measures can help keep minor injuries from budding.

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A woman doing Tai chi outdoors.
Healing

4 Ways to Prevent Falls

Slips and trips can lead to injury, but there are simple ways to reduce your risk.

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An older gentleman talking to someone over the phone.
Advice for Caregivers

Listening to Stories as a Way to Connect with Your Dad on Father’s Day

By stepping into your loved one’s world—even if it’s not your reality—you may both find a greater sense of peace.

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An older gentleman greeting someone on his laptop.
Aging Parents

5 Suggestions for a Successful Father’s Day Celebration

Slowing down and embracing the moment can help make for a joyous occasion.

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An unknown caller on a smartphone.
Advice for Caregivers

How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved One from Covid-19 Scams

Knowing what to look for is your first line of defense against fraudsters who prey on the vulnerable.

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Joyce Gardner and a Humboldt penguin.
Pets

These Penguins Comfort Residents in a Senior Care Home

The wish of one resident in the English home became a reality enjoyed by all.

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