• technology
    How Technology Can Help You Live More Comfortably in Your More Senior Years

    As we get older, a lot of things change our lives. Our hair might go a bit grayer, recede completely, and we might even develop a few more wrinkles under our eyes. Whilst some of these are...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • background checks
    Why Background Checks are Important When Hiring a Caregiver

    When a caregiver enters a person’s home, especially that of a vulnerable person, trust is of paramount importance regardless of the type of care they provide. Caregiver background checks, like those Check People offer, can help minimize...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • financial
    Financial Elder Abuse: More than Just Theft

    Of all forms of elder abuse, there is evidence that financial elder abuse may be the most common. According to the most recent estimates from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, anywhere from 2.7 to 6.6 percent...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Nursing home
    Reporting Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse

    Unfortunately, sometimes placing an elderly relative in a nursing home results in tragedy. Reports of nursing home abuse and neglect are on the news almost daily, and many times it goes unreported for months or even years,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Caring
    4 Tips for Caring for Seniors

    Many older people would prefer to age in their own homes as opposed to living in an assisted living facility. Who can blame them? Caring for them at home means that they’re able to stay where they...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • in-home care
    Medical Equipment Required For In-Home Care

    There are a few situations in which one may find yourself taking care of a loved one from home. Be it an elderly relative or parent, or someone in the family suffering severe injuries, chronic pain, or...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Connected
    Staying Connected During COVID-19 and Beyond

    The greatest struggle for me through COVID-19 has been the separation. Staying connected virtually somehow doesn’t feel the same. Even with no words spoken, sitting at by my parents’ side built a connection. Since I have not...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Nursing home safety
    Nursing Home Safety During COVID-19

    Over 126,000 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in nursing home residents since March, according to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, emphasizing the extreme importance for an efficient re-opening strategy for long-term facilities when the time...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • respite care
    4 Tips to Keep In Mind While Choosing a Respite Care Home

    If you are thinking of going to a respite care home, then you need to keep in mind that it is a big commitment. When it comes to choosing a respite care home, you need to keep...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Health issue
    5 Top Tips for Living Every Day with a Health Issue

    When you are dealing with a health issue, it can be difficult to live life to the full. However, as you get older, you are more likely to be susceptible to health problems that may affect your...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Home modifications
    Enjoying Your Finest Years: 5 Home Modifications for a Senior-Friendly Living

    For many seniors, getting around and getting things done can be very difficult. Fortunately, with some thought and a few minor home modifications to living areas, a senior’s day can be a lot easier and much more...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Health
    How Seniors Can Monitor Their Health from Home

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, senior citizens and people with underlying health conditions have been advised to remain at home as much as possible to protect themselves from the virus. To monitor their general health or any medical...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Healthcare
    The Future State of Healthcare for Seniors

    The pandemic has literally changed the way we eat, socialize, and work. It has and will change healthcare as we know it. Previously, a typical visit to your healthcare professional involves visiting them at their practice. After the...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Older loved one
    Tips for Protecting an Older Loved One

    It’s natural to worry about an older loved one. If you have a parent or relative over the age of 65, you may be entering the stage where roles are reversed and you now feel responsible for...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Home Care
    5 Benefits of Senior in Home Care

    In today’s age, it is tough for most working people to spend an ample amount of time with their loved ones. However, there is no need to worry because in-home care can easily cater to the needs...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • The Caregiver’s Guide to Managing Multiple Roles

    BLOGGERS:  Mary A. Languirand, PhD and Robert F. Bornstein, PhD – The typical caregiver has many roles–daughter or son, spouse, parent, co-worker, sibling, friend…..the list goes on.  Some of these are supporting roles, with modest demands, but...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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