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Strategies For Maintaining An Active And Agile Mind

A senior man and woman playing a game of chess. Board games are one strategy to help keep the mind active and agile.

Memory loss can be an unexpected challenge for many aging adults. The slowing of certain cognitive functions, although part of the normal aging process, can impact a person’s ability to complete the activities of daily living (ADLs) and sometimes reduce quality of life. The brain is a critically important organ, and just like other parts …Read More

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Identify And Eliminate Dangerous Clutter

Messy and cluttered kitchen with pots and pans and dirty dishes stacked on the granite countertop and range. Clutter can be a serious safety issue, particularly for older adults.

Safety is paramount when aging parents remain in their home. Much of their comfort and peace of mind is tied to their ability to independently utilize the kitchen and bathroom and take care of daily tasks. Remaining independent can have a tremendous impact on their quality of life. However, the volume of furniture, keepsakes, clothing …Read More

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Alzheimer’s And Dementia Signs

Alzheimer’s and Dementia: How You Can Help Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are right around the corner, and these fall holidays are an important time for families to come together. But when you visit an elderly relative, pay close attention – you may notice some changes in their behavior. As parents and grandparents increase in …Read More