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Loneliness

Helping Seniors Avoid Loneliness

  • May 18, 2020

The medically recommended protocols for social distancing and government mandates that restrict large gatherings of Americans to slow the spread of the coronavirus are minimizing our abilities to interact with each other. This isolation holds especially true for those seniors…

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Pandemic

Protecting Those Close to You During the Pandemic

  • May 12, 2020

With COVID-19 wreaking havoc on American families right now, it is more important than ever to be prepared should you or a loved one get sick and become unable to make decisions on your own. Banks, insurance companies, and medical…

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Senior Living Trends

The Latest Senior Living Trends

  • April 28, 2020

Health Dimensions Group (HDG) has released its list for 2020 entitled "Top Trends in Aging Services: Preparing for Historic Changes." As the silver tsunami of baby boomers continues to enter the senior living and care organizations markets, the general response…

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Healthy Lifestyle

5 Rules to Live Longer

  • April 7, 2020

It is no secret that a healthy lifestyle has a significant impact on your well-being and the earlier you implement a healthy lifestyle strategy, the greater the potential benefit regarding your longevity. Your lifespan can be increased by as much…

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Coronavirus

Planning for the Unexpected

  • March 16, 2020

The sudden rise of the coronavirus, COVID-19, has left many unprepared and confused. There are numerous reports of shortages of antibacterial hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, and even toilet paper. While we can’t predict when something like COVID-19 might strike, we…

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Telehealth

The Telehealth Revolution

  • March 10, 2020

The silver tsunami of Americans aging into 65 or more years puts additional strain on an already overtaxed US health care system which is running low on doctors, nurses, and caregivers. The surge in baby boomer seniors and near seniors…

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Alzheimer's

New Alzheimer’s Drug Therapy Gives Prevention Hope

  • February 25, 2020

Researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University recently announced that pharmacological "chaperone therapy" can prevent Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in mice. Alzheimer’s is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that currently has no cure. Abnormal clumps (amyloid-beta plaques) and…

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Alzheimer's

Facility Living for Alzheimer’s Patients

  • February 18, 2020

The National Institute of Health (NIH) Library of Medicine reports the most common form of dementia is Alzheimer's disease, accounting for approximately two-thirds of all diagnosed cases of dementia. Alzheimer’s is also one of the most expensive diseases to treat…

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Parkinson's

New Research Sheds Light on Parkinson’s

  • February 5, 2020

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that causes a progression of symptoms including, body tremors, limb rigidity, Bradykinesia (slow movement), as well as balance and gait problems. The cause of Parkinson’s disease (PD) remains largely unknown. One well-known indicator of…

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Gift Taxes

Deciphering Gift Taxes

  • January 28, 2020

The gift tax is a tax on the transfer of assets, cash or property, to another without receiving something of equal value. The asset has to be of a certain value for the tax to apply; otherwise, it falls under…

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