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1). Retirement Center Where Life Begins  By : ARINDAM CHATTOPADHYAY
Retirement centre refers to that housing facility, which has been purposefully designed to meet the specific needs of retired people. Retirement centre has its immense benefits. You should select the one that best suit your needs.

2). Discover How To Becoming A Successful Alzheimer Disease Caregiver  By : Rose Mary
Caring for Alzheimers disease patients can be difficult and frustrating. Many Alzheimers disease caregivers experience intense stress as they provide care for the Alzheimers patients. Equipped with the skills, they will be able to provide a better standard of care for the patient.

3). Help Seniors To Be Independent  By : Jan Hayner
There are ways to help Senior Citizens remain independent without taking away the dignity that they so deserve to have. It is the little things that help them the most. the most important is to help to take away some of the fears without them having to tell you what they are.

4). Retirement Investment Ideas - How To Get The Biggest Payoff  By : John Morris
You have done your share. Now, it is almost your turn to shine and feel relaxed after so many years of toiling and sowing greener fields just to earn a living...

5). Know the Right Retirement Location for You  By : Rene Graeber
You might be overwhelmed by the number of retirement locations offered across the country. Each of which may provide everything you need or the best comfort and amenities you are looking for.

6). How To Chose A Retirement Home  By : John Morris
Finding an appropriate retirement home could waste you precious time and money. So make sure you’re ready to plan for this major change. Retirement homes are usually developed as a condominium or a compound of properties, but are these the only options for you? There are five elements that you should consider before buying retirement properties...

7). Why Retirement Homes In Florida Are The Best  By : John Morris
Each retiree has different needs, preferred leisure, abilities, and financial support. Most of them have only one thing in mind: comfortable living. Although many of the retirement homes in Florida offer the same benefits, the difference is the kind of retirement plan you would want to have...

8). The Dangers of Retirement Home  By : James Hunt
It is imperative for your relative that you spend a substantial amount of time investigate nursing homes prior to you sending them to one. Do not judge the

9). Be Prepared For Assisted Living  By : John Morris
Assisted living is simply finding help in the form of a care giver or a family member assigned to assist an elder who with illness or diminished mental ability is no longer capable of living an independent life...

10). What To Look For In A Nursing Home  By : John Morris
Enrolling a loved one or a family member in a nursing home is a tough decision to make. You need to be assured that your loved one is safe and well taken cared off in that nursing home...

11). What To Look For In A Care Giver  By : John Morris
Choosing the right caregiver for you depends on many factors including but not limited to your financial status, age, your personal needs, and your personal choice of the caregiver’s gender...

12). Elder Care Planning Guide  By : John Morris
Q. When do you need a care facility? A. A residential care facility should be taken into account when at least one of the following circumstances happens: - Your elderly relative requires and demands twenty four hour of continuous care and attention. - Your elderly relative can not anymore cope up with the activities of day-to-day living such as eating, bathing, using the toilet, changing etc. - Your elderly relative is more likely to have either physical or verbal violent out burst and is a threat to himself and to others. - Your elderly relative has wandered off from the safety of home. - The caregiver’s physical condition and welfare is harmfully affected. Q...

13). Advice For Seniors - Working Your Way Through Retirement  By : John Morris
Caring for the elderly can be daunting and challenging at times. It is something to that everybody has something to worry about sometime. Everyone gets old in each and every family, and at the very least, most people have a relative of an advanced age...

14). Becoming a senior can be a big change  By : Hege Crowton
For years many people look forward to the day they can retire but the same can not be said about becoming a senior. Although many actually become seniors before they retire, there is something about this word that just don’t sit right with most people approaching that age.

15). How To Choose The Best Senior Housing For You  By : John Morris
Going through life’s sunset presents many daunting challenges and consequences. You will have to face financial constraints and inflexibility due to limited source of income, fixed social security benefits, facing the high cost of health care and preparing all those legal documents through power of attorney in cases when you can no longer carry out duties normally attributed to a healthy person...

16). Making the Nursing Home Choice  By : M. Sanders
While placing a loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision, there may come a time when it is the right one. It will help if you do your homework and trust your instincts. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the nation’s nursing homes provide care to over 1.5 million people. Over 90% of these residents ar...

17). Why Swimming is the Perfect Exercise for Seniors  By : Isabelle Boulay
There are a many reasons why swimming and water-based exercise may be the best choice for seniors. Water based exercises are second only to walking in lowest rates for injuries. They are commonly used for physical therapy modes for those recovering from major surgery. Water also provides more options for those who are lacking in gener...

18). Mobility Electric Scooters - Freedom for the Elderly  By : Dr. Larry A. Johnson, D.C.
There would not be much excitement in life if you had to spend it sitting in a chair or lying in a bed every day. Relying on somebody else to perform simple tasks for you, such as getting a drink of water, can make you feel like you are nothing but a burden to others. If you or someone you love needs a boost maybe electric scooters are what you sho...

19). Hearing Impaired? Hearing Aids? Advice for “Deafies” and those who put up with us  By : Russ Miles
I have always had a hearing impairment. I was born with a 70% hearing loss in both ears. While I had a mother who was sensitive to my disability, I never believed there was anything wrong wth me. As a child, I refused to wear hearing aids. When, at 19 years-of-age, I bought one hearing aid, it was as if someone turned the sound up. I f...

20). Massage Therapy for Senior Citizens  By : Stephanie Macintosh
Massage therapy can offer senior citizens a number of benefits that will greatly improve their sense of health and wellbeing. As the population continues to age, it is important to consider ways that we can work to improve the lives of those affected by the passing of time. A number of studies have shown that massage therapy can have a direct impac...

21). Buying Furniture for the Elderly with Special Needs  By : Bob Benson
If you are challenged with buying furniture for an elderly person, there are a few things you should keep in mind as you start your search. First, how is that person’s health and physical condition? Can he or she easily rise from and sit down into a chair? If not, furniture with special options are available. The seats of chairs and re...

22). “Being a Primary Carer for a relative with Alzheimer’s disease – The Long Goodbye”  By : Stephen Morgan
“I am a Carer”. There you go, “straight off the bat” as they say, I write this article (the first in a series) in my role as a Primary Carer first and author second. At present I am the primary carer for my elderly mother who is suffering from the advance stages of Alzheimer’s disease. It is desperately cruel disease (most are, I know) in that it r...

23). Potassium Concerns in the Elderly  By : John
Having sufficient nutrients in the body is a general goal for everyone. It doesn't necessarily take great effort to achieve this goal. If you simply follow a diet rich in vitamins and minerals, you should be healthy. However, taking medication, genetics, and age can cause you to become vitamin or mineral deficient. Potassium is one such mineral tha...

24). Caring for Elderly Parents: 5 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout  By : Vicki Rackner MD
Joanne’s mother, Betty, had rheumatoid arthritis for years. Suddenly and unexpectedly, Betty was disabled by the pain, fatigue and limited mobility that she had feared since her diagnosis. Joanne convinced her fiercely independent mother that living alone was no longer an option. And Joanne, the eldest of four children, knew that cari...

25). Aging Parents and Role Reversal  By : Marge Pickering-Picone
This is the day you thought would never happen. Your roles in life are reversing. You’re trying to make decisions for yourself and your Aging Parent. What will be best for them without altering your life too drastically. How do you keep up the pace and ultimately please everyone around you? You are not alone in life, you have a family, significant ...

26). Should We Fear Death?  By : David Snape
Death is not something that many people want to think about. However, death is a part of living a human life. At least, our current level of science and technology acknowledges that death is inevitable. Is death something to be afraid of or is death something to look forward to? The answer may depend on who you talk to. As...

27). Medication and Older Adults  By : M. Sanders
You are a partner in your health care. This is a partnership between you, your doctor, and your pharmacist. You need to be assertive and knowledgeable about the medications you take. The Food and Drug Administration is also working to make drugs safer for older adults, who consume a large share of the nation's medications. Adults over ...

28). Ten Convenience Built-Ins That’ll Help Seniors And The Disabled Live Independently  By : Carol Abrahamson
Planning to remodel, repair or build a new home? Looking for some innovative, unusual — but powerful — universal design features? We can help! We started collecting over 1,000 uncommon, affordable convenience built-ins in 1998, when we first began writing books and consulting to help people have truly extraordinary — but affordable — homes. Here ar...

29). Elder Care Services - Determining Your Level of Care  By : M. Sanders
The condition of the person seeking nursing care is the key factor in your choice of a long-term care facility. All skilled/intermediate care nursing facilities provide personal care and residential services including rooms, meals, planned activities and programming to meet social and spiritual needs. The levels of nursing and therapy services offe...

30). Should You Join AARP?  By : J Shipper
The AARP used to be the American Association of Retired Persons. The AARP is known for representing and speaking on behalf of aging populations based in the United States. It is involved in all kinds of activities such as: negotiating reduced rates for prescriptions, housing, tourist attractions, automobile re...

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