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How to Help an Aging Loved One Through a Mental Health Decline

 
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6 Strategies to Care for Someone with a Traumatic Brain Injury

  Approximately 3.5 million people in the U.S. are living with a disability due to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, ...
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Understanding the 4 Types of Multiple Sclerosis: How They Differ and What Symptoms They Have in Common

March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Education and Awareness Month.
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Healthcare Proxy: What it is, Why it Matters, and What it Should Include

When caring for a loved one, advanced planning is key. This holds especially true when medical needs become complex to the point where the person you care for is incapable of ...
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What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration? A Look at Different Types, Symptoms, and Risk Factors

  February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness month. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in people over 50 and the disease is very common among older ...
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7 Engaging Recreational Therapy Activities for Older Adults To Do At Home

  The American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) defines recreational therapy as “a systematic process that utilizes recreation and other activity-based interventions ...
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Two Sisters, a Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis, and The Louisiana State Caregiver Support Program That Helps Them Live Happily at Home

Donna and Jennifer, sisters, are incredibly close. Donna has played a major role in helping Jennifer, who has cerebral palsy, since they were teenagers. Donna knows what her ...
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Tips to make downsizing for seniors easier (& a helpful checklist)

Whether your loved one is downsizing to a smaller, more manageable home or apartment to enjoy their golden years or moving to a senior living community, the downsizing process ...
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The best immune system booster tips for seniors

The immune system is the body’s first line of defense against viruses and infections, but the aging process can weaken the immune system, especially during the COVID-19 ...
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6 Benefits of Swimming for Seniors

Swimming is a fun way to pass time in the summer, but it’s also a terrific way for seniors and caregivers to stay in shape. Swimming is a low-impact sport, which is great for ...
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Your guide to the many different types of dementia

In 2019, more than 5.8 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease, an increase from 5.7 million in 2018. The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease is ...
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Technology enhances senior life-styles. Here’s how.

Technology is evolving and becoming easier to access and use for people of all ages – including seniors. One recent report from PEW Research Centers indicated that nearly 4 in ...
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How to Get Paid as a Family Caregiver in Ohio - The Ohio Individual Options Waiver

The 1915c Ohio Individual Options (IO) Waiver is a Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver program. HCBS ...
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10 of the best free resources for dementia caregivers

As a dementia caregiver you might feel lost and alone or like no one understands what you’re going through. There are several types of dementia and the disease progresses ...
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WHO WILL RESCUE ALZHEIMER'S IF PHARMA CAN'T?

Tom Riley, far left, discusses technology's role in the fight against Alzheimer's with Ted Fischer, Ageless Innovations - Joy for All, David Keene, Dthera Sciences,Carrie ...
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50 Eye-Opening Facts and Statistics About Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Impacts

While we understand more about Alzheimer’s disease today than ever before, there’s still much we don’t know about it.  More research is still needed to provide answers that can ...
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Dear #Slack

Exciting news! Congratulations on your recent announcement. We’re genuinely excited to have you join Seniorlink as we work to help care teams to collaborate around complex, ...
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