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Archive for September 2012

September is Healthy Aging Month

This month is the time to celebrate life and turn over a new leaf.  September is Healthy Aging Month, a month dedicated to helping individuals gain a more positive outlook about growing older.

The Healthy Aging Campaign was established 15...

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Communication Tips for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease gradually diminishes a person’s ability to communicate. People with dementia have more difficulty expressing thoughts and emotions, as well as more trouble understanding others.

Here are some tips to help in...

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Great Expectations – From Our Parents As They Age

It never ceases to amaze me that as long as I have worked with the elderly and their families I continue to be surprised by how many grown children keep expecting things from their parents that they just can’t give!

“Dutiful...

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5 Things Elderly Drivers Should Know

Getting older can sometimes mean using more caution for the simple tasks in life. Things such as avoiding injuries in the home and being more careful about driving are two of the main issues where exercising caution is crucial.

In order...

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11 Years Later…

On the 11th Anniversary of 9/11, I have found myself looking at this anniversary as I have the past ten – with the same heavy heart and profound sadness.  I have thought of this year as no more and certainly no less meaningful than previous...

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