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Caring Village Crafts: A Mother’s Day Appreciation Jar

Looking for a thoughtful gift for mother’s day? Consider creating an Appreciation to show your loved one your gratitude.

Aging in Place: Helping Older Family Members keep their Pet

The Importance of Pet Companionship for Seniors

As people grow older, physical deterioration and loneliness can set it. Seniors can be depressed and feel alone. One way to help combat these negative and often inevitable aspects of life is by owning a dog…

memory keeping preserving family history

Memory Keeping to Preserve Your Family History

Our families are everything. But how quickly does time fly? So many birthdays, holidays, cherished moments quickly come and go over the years. We take photos and do our best to print them or send them…

How to Make the Most of Your Doctors’ Appointments

What Does Your Temperature Mean?

Reading your body temperature is a specific way to determine it is within a safe range. So what is your body temperature?

How are Reading Glasses and Presbyopia Connected?

How are Reading Glasses and Presbyopia Connected?

It’s hard to imagine anything affecting 1.8 billion people but presbyopia did so in 2015 (source). Today, presbyopia affects even more individuals over the age of 40 and in particular those aged 65+. What is this…

Eye Health Tips for Healthy Aging

Eye Health Tips for Healthy Aging

Keeping your eyes healthy as you age is a direct result of your eye care practices when you are younger. The sooner you begin to practice an eye care routine, the longer you may be able…

What Is a Ventilator and How Does It Work?

What Is a Ventilator and How Does It Work?

Here's what you need to know about ventilators and how you can help your loved one understand.

In the News: Credit for Caring Act Looks to Save your Tax Dollars

How Do I Access My Parent’s Personal Records?

Why do you need written-legal authority to access your parents records? Learn more!

How to Make the Most of Your Doctors’ Appointments

In the News: Coronavirus Resources for Aging Adults

The most common symptoms today are fever, cough and shortness of breath. If you or your aging loved one develop any symptoms you should contact your doctor immediately.

LifeFuels - Prevent, Detect & Treat Dehydration in Seniors

Prevent, Detect & Treat Dehydration in Seniors – The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Why is hydration so important? The answer is simple: the body is made mostly of water. And all its systems — from the cardiovascular system to the lymphatic system — need adequate fluids to function. For…

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