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Should Your Senior Be Behind the Wheel

November-ESLOP-Blog

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

October-ESLOP-Blog

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?

September-ESLOP-Blog

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

August-ESLOP-Blog

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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