How to keep your mind sharp as you age!

We all walk into a room from time to time and forget why we’re there. Every one of us has occasionally forgotten the day of the week or missed an appointment because we completely forgot about it. But when does simple forgetfulness become something to be concerned...

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Detecting Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life One of the most common signs of Alzheimer's is memory loss, especially forgetting recently learned information. Others include forgetting important dates or events; asking for the same information over and over; increasingly...

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Amusing Quotations For Seniors!

Have a read through these...you'll find yourself having a giggle! At my age happy hour is nap time. At my age, I'm entitled to be grumpy! At my age rolling out of bed in the morning is easy...getting up off the floor is another story. Don't let aging get you...

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Don’t Let Loneliness In Your Senior Years Get You Down!

People can become socially isolated for a variety of reasons, such as getting older, weaker, no longer being the hub of their family, leaving the workplace, disability or illness, and the deaths of spouses and friends.  Whatever the cause, it’s shockingly easy to be...

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Signs Your Loved One’s Needs Are Changing

It is often not easy to tell when ageing begins to affect a family member.  Small things can add up to a larger challenge incredibly fast if warning signs are ignored.  Look out for: Changes in your loved one’s relationships with their family and friends. Withdrawing...

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Taking Care of Yourself as a full-time Caregiver

People who provide full-time care to loved ones often find themselves struggling with depression.   In fact, studies show that up to half of adult caregivers show signs of significant depression. If you are a full-time carer of a loved one, do not be tempted to set...

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