Seniors

Caregiver Burnout and What to Do About It

Caregiver Burnout and What to Do About It

Currently, about 53 million Americans work as family caregivers. This is usually an unpaid role on top of a career, family, and other responsibilities. Unfortunately, the stress and work of being a family caregiver often lead to caregiver burnout. According to a 2020...

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Retirement Planning and Long-Term Care

Retirement Planning and Long-Term Care

Retirement planning requires a lot of educated guessing in terms of how long you’ll live and at what age you’ll stop working. In general, people can expect to live at least 20 years post-retirement at age 65. Lifestyle, family history, and overall health are factors...

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9 Ways to Live Independently Longer

9 Ways to Live Independently Longer

According to a 2018 survey by AARP, ¾ of adults want to remain in their homes as they age, but only 59% believe they’ll be able to do so. If you’re part of both of those groups, these tips will help you live independently, in your own home, longer. Stay Mentally...

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How to Video Call Your Loved Ones During the Holidays

How to Video Call Your Loved Ones During the Holidays

As COVID numbers rise across the nation, many states have placed restrictions on traveling, visiting long-term care facilities, etc. This means you may not be able to see your loved ones in person during the holidays this year.  Depending on the age and mental status...

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Creating a Dementia-Friendly Environment at Home

Creating a Dementia-Friendly Environment at Home

For people with Alzheimer’s and dementia, everyday life can be both challenging and frustrating. As the symptoms progress, they will struggle with remembering, processing, thinking, and reasoning. Some simple changes to the home environment can help them stay...

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