4 Tips for Moving an Older Parent to a Nearby Assisted Living Facility

Want your mom to be closer to her grandkids? Struggling to balance a life at home with caring for an aging parent who lives in another city or state?

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Why Dehydration in Seniors is a Serious Health Risk

After a day in the sun, nothing sounds better than an ice-cold glass of water — unless you’re a senior. As you age, your body’s sense of thirst diminishes. So even after a few hours gardening in....

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9 Tips to Help a Parent Downsize Before a Move to Assisted Living

Moving is stressful no matter what your age. But when you have decades of belongings to sort through, it can feel like an emotional roller-coaster, too. Here are some tips to make the downsizing....

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4 Situations When You Should Consider Respite Care

Providing care for an aging loved one can be a rewarding experience. However, the constant care can present many challenges for family caregivers. Fortunately, respite care — also known as....

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