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Five Fun Things to Do With Seniors

by Katie Riggs on July 24, 2016

Remember the old Cindi Lauper song, Girls Just Want to Have Fun? I’d like to propose a new version, Seniors Just Want to Have Fun! We might think our elderly parents enjoy quiet time, but the reverse is true. They want to have fun, laugh and enjoy the people they …

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Get By with a Little Help from Our Friends

by sfpadmin on July 10, 2016

Who can forget those wonderful Beatles’ lyrics, “I get by with a little help from my friends?” Pretty magical, but who among us imagined those lyrics as advice on how to live life as we age? We need this advice more than ever. Americans today are living longer than ever …

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Top 10 Types of Scams Targeting Seniors

by Katie Riggs on December 15, 2014

Financial scams targeting seniors are on the rise, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Our last blog explored how identity thieves gain access to our loved ones personal, financial information. In this post, we will talk about the top 10 scams targeting seniors so that you can identify …

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Top 5 Ways Seniors are targeted by Identity Thieves and Scams

by Katie Riggs on December 8, 2014

Top 5 Ways Seniors are targeted by Identity Thieves and Scams Seniors can become easy targets for scams and identity theft because they are often viewed as vulnerable and perhaps socially isolated. Furthermore, seniors often have a significant amount of money in their accounts, which make them an easy target …

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Why Early Detection of Alzheimer’s and Dementia is Important

by Katie Riggs on November 17, 2014

Currently there is no cure for Alzheimer’s dementia so some seniors may wonder why it is important to test for the disease or seek early diagnosis. Alzheimer’s can be a very frightening disease for the individual, their loved ones, and caregivers. Early diagnosis often allows the individual to take part in …

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Common triggers of anxiety for loved ones with Alzheimer’s Dementia

by Katie Riggs on October 20, 2014

When a loved one begins to experience the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s or dementia, they may become increasingly agitated. This can be frustrating for both the person with dementia and their caregivers. It is important to understand the triggers of this anxiety and what you, as a family member …

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What It’s Like To Live With Alzheimer’s Dementia

by Katie Riggs on October 3, 2014

This morning, I set out to write about the early warning signs and diagnoses of dementia and Alzheimer’s. While that topic is very important and relevant to families with loved ones in the early stages of the disease, I wanted to explore what it is like for someone actually living …

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Keeping Bathrooms Safe for Seniors

by Katie Riggs on October 1, 2014

Slips and falls by older adults are the leading cause of hip fractures and head trauma and can increase the risk of early death. Fortunately, falls in the home are largely preventable, especially those that take place in the bathroom. Here are some tips for keeping your senior safe in …

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When is it no longer safe to drive?

by Katie Riggs on August 20, 2014

We know that caregivers and family members dread the day when it is no longer safe for their loved one to drive. And determining when that time has come may be even more difficult. Some of the questions you might be asking yourself are: “How do I know if it’s …

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