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Five Tips for Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

Death is never easy to deal with. However close you were to the person changes the grieving process, but every grief is different. It manifests itself in a variety of ways. There are things you can do to help yourself through any process of grief, but it is always hard. You won’t be able to make it easy, but you can make it easier. Whether your spouse died suddenly or if your parents are... ❯❯❯

Do You Need an Elder Law Attorney? Here is All You Need to Know!

When it comes to the matter of will, planning, retirement and, social security, an elder law attorney provides great benefits. Your one wrong decision in older years can make a difference in the expected results of the matters. An elder law attorney is the need of your older age. Elder law and state law are not the same. Although both have some same aspects, they are not the same. The Elder laws... ❯❯❯

9 Ways a Medical Alert System Can Benefit Seniors Who Live Alone

According to the US Census Bureau, there are over 4 million senior citizens in America, and almost 30% of them live alone. This is a sobering statistic if you are a caregiver for an aging parent or tending to a senior citizen. While many members of the older adult population have minimal difficulties while living on their own, there is always a looming concern about adequate elder care. ... ❯❯❯

How to Remove Teeth Stains So You Smile More

If you’re feeling self-conscious about your smile, you are not alone! According to the American Association of Orthodontists, 48% of surveyed Americans say they’ve untagged themselves on social media for one reason: They hated their smile. Why do people hate their smiles? For some people it’s self-consciousness about teeth discoloration. The good news is, there are a number... ❯❯❯

Be the Best Grandparent Possible with These 5 Tips

Becoming a parent is the most magical experience we can have as humans. The second most magical thing is when those children have children and make us grandparents. Unfortunately, there is no definitive guide to being a good grandparent. One of the biggest mistakes new grandparents make is forgetting their role and acting as if they were the parent instead of the grandparent. Those are two very... ❯❯❯

Elective Surgery for Elderly Patients: 7 Tips for a Better Recovery

Just because a surgery is “elective” doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t prepare for it with the same rigor that you would a “mandatory” procedure, especially if you are an older adult. In fact, proper preparation is key for a smooth surgery recovery regardless of whether or not it’s elective. Here are seven things you need to know before you slip into a... ❯❯❯

13 Things That Make It Easier to Deal with Arthritis

Living with arthritis can be tough. Fortunately, there has been an explosion in adaptive products in recent years that are designed to help those with arthritis live life to the fullest. Here are 13 arthritis gadgets and products that you should absolutely check out: Reachers When you have arthritis, reaching for objects above you or bending down to grab objects below you can be really hard on... ❯❯❯

5 Ways Seniors Can Benefit From Dental Care And Hygiene

How do your senior loved ones care for their teeth and gums?  Can they do dental care practices by themselves or do they need assistance? Dental care and hygiene are important aspects of maintaining one’s health and wellness. But, as people age, they may neglect their oral health due to weakness, sickness, and other reasons. As a result, seniors tend to develop dental problems, such... ❯❯❯

Is there a way to prevent arthritis?

There are a great many types of arthritis, but the most common is osteoarthritis, usually associated with age. Other types of arthritis, known as inflammatory arthritis, include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and lupus. Unfortunately, you don’t have the power to completely prevent any of them. Lifestyle changes and precautions may, however, delay the onset of... ❯❯❯

How to prevent trips and falls in the elderly

Trips and falls in the elderly population are some of the biggest events that can cause death. According to Taking Care a company that provides products to help with trips and falls, over 30% of people aged 55+ will have a fall this year. Unfortunately, these falls will kill those who experience them. But some things can be done to prevent trips and falls in the first place. In this blog post,... ❯❯❯