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How to Get Power of Attorney for a Parent with Dementia

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Caring for a parent with dementia, especially when they transition to memory care, requires not only emotional strength and patience but also practical action to manage their affairs effectively. A crucial step in this process is obtaining a Power of Attorney (POA), a legal document that grants an agent the authority to make decisions on […]

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Fall Alerts for Seniors: Alternatives to Life Alert

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As our loved ones age, considering their safety becomes a top priority. While Life Alert has been a popular choice for many older adults and their families, exploring alternatives can offer a broader range of features to personalize individual needs. Let’s delve into some noteworthy alternatives that provide peace of mind, independence, and safety. The […]

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Can a Person With Alzheimer’s Change Their Will?

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If you’re the child of someone with Alzheimer’s, understanding where your parent stands when it comes to end-of-life affairs can be a complicated and confusing process. One crucial question for many children in this situation is whether their parent with Alzheimer’s can change their will while dealing with dementia and memory loss.  Yes, a person […]

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Mind and Body: Therapeutic Activities for the Elderly

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As we age, it’s important to stay physically and mentally active. Therapeutic activities can help older adults maintain their health and engagement. Physical activity, mental stimulation, and social interaction are vital for a healthy lifestyle. Physical activity like walking, swimming, and yoga can improve balance, strength, and flexibility while reducing the risk of chronic diseases. […]

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Safety Tips for Seniors by Season

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As the seasons change, it’s important to prioritize your safety. To ensure seniors remain safe and healthy all year round, here are some care tips by season.  In spring, check expiry dates on medications, practice bathroom safety, and prepare for seasonal allergies. For summertime, stay hydrated, wear sunscreen, and avoid the sun during peak hours. […]

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