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3 Easy Halloween Crafts for Seniors

Oct 25, 2018
With Halloween approaching, it’s an excellent time to plan a fun craft activity with your loved one. Halloween crafts for seniors should be simple, yet entertaining. The best craft ideas for seniors are easy to understand and don’t use tiny pieces. Before You Get Started Before you begin, there are a few…

Retirement Living: Women and Men Do It Very Differently

Sep 25, 2018
Retirement living means a clean slate and free days, but what will you do with yourself? The answer depends, in large part, on whether you’re a woman or a man. That’s my reading of the fascinating new TIAA Voices of Experience 2016 survey of 1,583 retirees who’d participated in retirement plans offered by the…

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Memory Support Community

Dec 7, 2017
Caring for a senior loved one can be challenging for caregivers, especially when dealing with a senior suffering from memory loss or dementia. To provide your senior loved one with the right level of care, it may be time to consider a dedicated memory support community. When choosing a memory…

8 Frightfully Fun Halloween Activities for Seniors and Their Families

Oct 25, 2017
Preparing easy-to-make Halloween goodies is a great way for families to spend time with loved ones of all ages, and provide activities for seniors during a holiday we usually think of as child’s play. So forget the tricks and head straight for the treats to have a fun time with…

Fidget Toys Soothe Seniors with Dementia and Anxiety

Jul 17, 2017
When a senior with dementia is stressed or anxious, you can often see it in their hands. They tend to pull at their clothes or bedding, rub their skin, wring their hands and twist their fingers when they’re upset, afraid or agitated. These behaviors are how they deal with their…
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