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6 Steps to Prevent Falls

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Falling Prevention Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people ages 65 and older. One in four older Americans fall every year. Falls can result in hip fractures, broken bones and head injuries. Even falls without a major injury can cause an older adult to become fearful or depressed, making it … Read more

Hurricane Season Tips for Seniors

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Hurricane Season Tips for Seniors Hurricane season is quickly approaching. Even if the elderly in your life don’t live on the coast, the heavy rains and severe storms pose a potential safety threat. Careful planning ahead and a little organization help ensure that your loved one will be safe and ready.Here are five practical tips … Read more

Tips for Writing an Obituary

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Tips for Writing an Obituary Writing an obituary for a friend or loved one is not an easy task. An obituary serves a variety of purposes. It’s a notification of someone’s passing, a description of their life, a recounting of the extended family and special friends who the loved one touched, an informational notice about … Read more

Grief : Talk it Out

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Grief: Talk it Out When a loved one passes away, it has become common to send flowers with a card that says something like: “I’m so sorry to hear about your loss.” “Thinking of you in these difficult times” “Our hearts go out to you and your family.” While cards are thoughtful sentiments, a person … Read more

Telling a Loved One About Your Terminal Illness

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Telling a Loved One About Your Terminal Illness One of the most difficult things one could ever have to do is share their terminal diagnosis with a loved one. Learning that a loved one is dying is difficult for those of all ages.Here are a few simple “do’s” and “don’ts” in communicating this unfortunate reality. … Read more

Benefits of Art Therapy

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Benefits of Art Therapy Art therapy can increase the quality of life for those suffering and become a way of expression, even after other types of communication start to fail. Researchers say that there are benefits of using art therapy with the elderly. Art can “awaken responses” and “help unlock sparks of understanding for patients … Read more