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Life Therapy and Wellness

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A simple accident like tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor can change your life. In fact, falls are responsible for 90% of injury-related ER and hospital visits for those aged 65+. Falling can lead to a broken bone, which thousands of seniors experience each year. For seniors, a broken bone can also start more serious health problems and l...

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December Activities to do with your Loved One


Wintertime is here, which means sparkling white snow, beautiful lights, and, most importantly, quality family time. We want to help you make this holiday season one your senior will remember with these meaningful holiday activities. Pass down family recipes Cooking and baking can be great activities to bond with your senior. Ask for their favorite ...

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Should Your Senior Be Behind the Wheel


Talking to your senior about their driving can be a tough conversation. There may come a time in anyone's life when you question if it is still safe for them and others on the road for them to be behind the wheel. As we age, some physical and mental abilities decline, causing difficulty driving. Being aware of warning signs of unsafe driving can he...

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Brain Functions that Improve with Age


When it comes to cognitive functions and their correlation with age, people often focus on declines. But a new study challenges these preconceptions and suggests that certain operations in our brain improve over time! Cognitive functioning includes thinking, memory, and self-control. Many researchers agree there comes an age when these mental facul...

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When Is the Right Time for Assisted Living?


As we get older, some of the day-to-day tasks that we once did can become challenging for us. There may come a time when your loved one can no longer live independently. It may be difficult to watch someone who used to take care of you not able to care for themselves. As much as you would love to be their caregiver, it's not always possible. Evergr...

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Emotional Benefits of Exercise for Seniors


When you think about the benefits of exercising, what do you think of? Is it becoming more limber? Is it staying in shape? Or just flat out keeping you active? Although all of these are correct and great benefits of exercising, there are many more benefits that go beyond the physical. An essential benefit of exercise includes emotional well-being. ...

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