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Safe and Fun Summer Travel Tips for Seniors

Travel is a great way to stay young at heart. If you’re hitting the open road or flying the friendly skies this summer, you want to do so safely with as few bumps in the road as possible. We’ve put together a list of summer travel tips geared specifically for seniors to ensure every aspect

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Elder Care During COVID-19: Beyond the Headlines

Despite the elderly population’s increased risk for COVID-19 associated complications and mortality, less than four in 10 nursing home staff accepted immunization when offered, February data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revealed. “Residents and staff members in long-term care facilities, particularly skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), are at increased risk for COVID-19–associated morbidity and

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Bringing Family Closer through Technology

For any family member who lives an hour or more away from their aging parent, running to the pharmacy for a missed prescription or to the bank to reconcile confusing account entries is inconvenient, yes. And, for those living beyond a manageable drive, calls like this are guilt and anxiety-producing. Whether mom and dad are

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Prepare Your Loved One Before Disaster Strikes

In later summer 2019, Hurricane Dorian’s landfall in the Bahamas tragically punctuated how important it is for families to have items and procedures in place for the unexpected. More than 2,500 people were reported missing and at least 50 were confirmed dead. Taking extra care to prepare the most vulnerable among us – loved ones

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