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Senior Living: What Does it Mean to Remain Independent?

...  celebrating the spirit of independence and independent living throughout the month of July—to increase dialogue about ways to support senior independence. People value their independence, admire it in others and ...

Living with COPD During COVID-19: The Resources and Tips You Need

...  additional resources and tips for living with COPD during COVID-19. Seniors diagnosed with COPD have needed to stay particularly vigilant since the ...  Respiratory Health Association The COPD Foundation Living with COPD For reliable in-home care for those with COPD or any other ...

5 Ways a Geriatric Care Manager Can Change a Senior’s Life

...  care manager can greatly improve quality of life for seniors. Family care providers recognize that navigating the process of ...  geriatric care manager about their concerns. There are living condition concerns. For instance, if a loved one lives in an assisted ...

Research Shows Top Senior Care Fear: Making a Mistake

...  senior care for a loved one can cause concerns, including the risk of making a ...  Grandpa can move in with me!” Increasingly more family senior care providers are making this noble choice every day, signifying the ...  loved ones to age at home instead of moving to an assisted living or nursing home setting, they expressed concern over their experience to ...

How to Help Seniors Around You Avoid Loneliness and Isolation

...  to help seniors with the dangers of loneness and isolation through personal care ...  Alaska families deserve. With more than 325 million people living in the US alone, it is difficult to envision that senior loneliness is so far-reaching. Regardless, more than 50% of all the ...

It Can Be a Fight: The Struggle for Senior Safety vs. Independence

...  to strike a balance between safety and independence for seniors It’s a struggle that arises for a lot of families: aging parents ...  worry about their health and safety. The struggle between senior safety vs. independence is real, and there’s an argument to be made ...  injury, difficulty in maintaining the standard of living to which they’ve become accustomed as aging progresses, even a ...

Senior Chronic Pain: How Current Management Techniques Are Failing

Seniors need a different approach to managing chronic pain. Because the extensive ...  affecting their physical function and standard of living. To manage this pain, physicians frequently depend on prescribed ...  crucial for you to think about the full spectrum of your senior loved one’s needs when wanting to manage chronic pain: physical, ...

Improving Senior Financial Literacy

...  one’s financial literacy. Here are several topics for seniors and their families to consider when evaluating their financial ...  to develop a strategy to start eliminating it. For most seniors on a fixed budget, this means identifying expenses in your budget that ...  financial plan, and evaluate whether your total living expenses could ride out a drop in value. • Be prepared. We’ve all ...

Activities of Daily Living Assessments

...  activities we lose are important to healthy, independent living. Some families are lucky enough that they are able to care for their ...  flow, getting to the bank, or handling money? Can your senior get around independently? Do they need help with public transportation, ...

5 Keys to Helping Seniors Remain Independent

...  talked about what independence really means for most seniors, let’s look at a few important keys to helping seniors remain ...  as long as possible, talk about options for independent living and in-home care. Again, planning ahead is critical—and in this case, ...

Helping the Senior in Your Life Remain Independent

...  caregivers our primary goal is to help our seniors maintain quality of life for themselves and encourage independence. Seniors want to remain independent.  We have to respect that by helping them ...  do. A senior may struggle with some activities of daily living and may do great with others. Be mindful of this. Observing and learning ...

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