An increasingly common dilemma facing elderly couples and their loved ones is how to cope with two sets of health issues simultaneously. While declining health can happen to any senior, aging couples need to consider specific issues such as one person’s increasing dependence on his or her partner or the possibility of no longer being able to live together. The couple — and their offspring or loved ones — must come to grips with the potential for such situations and the major adjustments that might be required.

An increasingly common dilemma facing elderly couples and their loved ones is how to cope with two sets of health issues simultaneously. While declining health can happen to any senior, […]

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Alzheimer’s Conversation Tips Most days Mom just sat in her armchair in front of the TV with a glazed look in her eyes. I tried to perk her up by talking about what was on the news or what I was cooking for dinner, but she didn’t seem interested. With her Alzheimer’s, I’m not even sure she understood what I was saying.

Alzheimer’s Conversation Tips Most days Mom just sat in her armchair in front of the TV with a glazed look in her eyes. I tried to perk her up by talking about […]

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Intergenerational Workforce Solutions: Job Sharing and Mentoring The economic upheaval we’ve experienced since 2007 has really upended our long-held assumptions about employment and retirement. My generation grew up thinking that we would retire comfortably at age 65 and that younger people would naturally come along to take our jobs and keep the economy growing.

Intergenerational Workforce Solutions: Job Sharing and Mentoring The economic upheaval we’ve experienced since 2007 has really upended our long-held assumptions about employment and retirement. My generation grew up thinking that […]

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Pneumonia infections and cognition tied in new study of the elderly and dementia Many older adults deal with chronic health conditions as they age. And according to a new study, these chronic conditions often seem to be preceded by a single infection in elderly patients.

Pneumonia infections and cognition tied in new study of the elderly and dementia Many older adults deal with chronic health conditions as they age. And according to a new study, these […]

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8 Ways You Can Dramatically Reduce Stroke Risk As we age, stroke risk is increasing and becomes a serious threat. But don’t panic! You can take actions to dramatically reduce the stroke risk. Controlling what you eat and being physically active are high on the list. They will help you feel healthier, too. In most cases living a healthier lifestyle reduces the need for medical treatment. Try your best to make healthy choices. Do not let stroke to stick you. Here they are the most important things you have to remember to live your life without stroke.

8 Ways You Can Dramatically Reduce Stroke Risk   As we age, stroke risk is increasing and becomes a serious threat. But don’t panic! You can take actions to dramatically […]

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