Preparing Your Loved One for Healthy Aging

Healthy aging is a hot topic these days, but how do we prepare our loved ones for healthy aging? Here are some tips: Encourage exercise Exercising, especially lifting weights, can help maintain bone density. Most people do not think of weight lifting when they think of exercises for the elderly, but in a group class

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Types of Medical Alert Systems

You’ve probably seen dozens of commercials for medical alert systems. But did you know that there are different kinds? There are two main types of alert systems: monitored and un-monitored. Both systems involve a ‘panic’ button that the wearer presses in an emergency, that button sends a signal to a box in the house which

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Talking about Long Term Care

Long term care can be a touchy subject, especially if you’re speaking to a loved one about it. But it is a conversation that needs to happen. An estimated 70% of people over the age of 65 will need some sort of long term care, so here are some tips on how to start the

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