Caregiver Guilt: Ways of Coping

Certain eldercare decisions can lead to feelings of guilt, especially if circumstances force one to go against earlier promises. Oftentimes, these feelings are undeserved. However, that does not stop people from experiencing guilt. Here are some strategies for coping with caregiver guilt. Acknowledge the...

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Dark Chocolate and Depression Symptoms….Link?

In recent years, there have been studies that link chocolate consumption to lower risk of depression. However, is this true? Previous research into the matter has not controlled for other variables. There also hasn’t been much study into seeing which type of chocolate is...

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Just Pull Up A Chair!

Exercise comes in many forms and varieties, including chair exercises. Chair exercises are excellent for seniors who are frail, at risk of falling, or are wheelchair-bound. Here are a few simple exercises you can do using a sturdy, straight-back chair. The chair shouldn’t have...

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Handwashing 101

Flu season is fast approaching, but there are ways to protect against viruses and germs. Hand washing is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to prevent infection. Good hand washing is the best defense against the common cold and other illnesses that...

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Benefit of Social Circles

Good friends have always been golden, and as we age, those friendships may become even more important. Friends aren’t just for social activities and glitz of life. They can also improve health, boost sense of well-being, and even help us to live longer. Research...

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Living with Low Vision

Low vision occurs when a person only has partial sight that cannot be corrected by glasses, contact lenses, medicine or surgery. Low vision can make everyday activities seem impossible. According to The American Academy of Ophthalmology, making a few adjustments around the house can...

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