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Senior Fitness: Tips to Help Senior Citizens Exercise Safely

It’s a commonly held belief that as we get older, the ability and desire to be active diminishes. That “getting old” means sitting around watching TV or reminiscing about days gone by. However, our physical health and ability to get around is very much a “use it or lose it” proposition. To be active, you…

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Top 3 Places for Seniors to Travel

Top 3 Places for Seniors to Travel After the many years of working and raising great kids, it’s time to do something for you. During your 20’s, 30’s and 40’s, vacations focused on weddings, children and relatives. Now you have an opportunity to take on a locale that caters to your loves and interests. But…

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Tools for Aging in Place

Living at Home: The Tools for Aging in Place Home is where our minds are and we love our homes with our bodies and souls. Home is where the heart is and it represents a longing for independence that burns in every individual. The longing for independence doesn’t fade as our bodies get older, but…

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How Technology like medical alert apps can allow your aging parent to live at home

Medical alert apps like EyeOn app can give you peace of mind AARP recently conducted a study of senior citizens (people over the age of 65) to learn about their living preferences and their general lifestyle. According to the study, nearly 90% of people over age 65 desire to live at home as opposed to an…

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Living at Home vs. Assisted Living

How Technology Assists with Aging in Place In many cases, our parents have been inspirations to us. The roots of our very being come from their guidance, instruction and love. They’ve selflessly given everything that they had so that we may live the life that we desire. And they’ve done many great things in their…

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Tools for Caregivers

Everybody needs a little help sometimes. Many Americans will become the facilitators of that help at some point in their lives. According to a study by AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving, 65 million Americans spend time as a caretaker each year. That’s a lot of people taking on the thoughtful, giving work of…

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How Emergency Response Systems and Other Items can Help Seniors Stay in their Homes

Nothing compares to the sights, sounds and scents of our own homes. It’s where our hearts are and the most comfortable place to be after a hard day or a tremendous victory. This doesn’t change as we get older. What does change, unfortunately, is the ease with which we can function in our homes.

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What to do if you think you are having a heart attack

How a personal emergency response system can save a life It’s not something that we ever want to think about, but the risk is real and the reaction needs to be prompt. If you or someone you care about is experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack, your natural instinct may be to panic, but…

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5 Ways to Prevent Falls at Home

Living Independently and Preventing Accidents in the Home As we get older, new concerns begin to surface. We don’t move around the way we once did. Stairs become more of a challenge than a pathway, and our home becomes fraught with more danger than we ever thought possible. We all derive a sense of comfort from…

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