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    Making Winter Easier for Seniors

    December 12th, 2018 jsweesy
    The winter months can bring bone chilling weather. That bone chilling weather can also bring snow, and lots of it. Seniors may have a harder time leaving the home during the winter months. Here are 3 simple, yet meaningful gestures to help make the winter season easier for seniors.
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    Holiday Celebrations: Tips for Including Seniors

    December 5th, 2018 jsweesy
    No matter the time of year, it is important to include elderly loved ones in on celebrations. Taking the necessary steps to ensure it is as stress free as possible can ensure success. Here are a few things to consider when planning an outing with your elderly loved one and ways to include them in on the holiday celebrations.
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    5 Ways to Reduce Family Caregiver Burn-Out

    November 28th, 2018 jsweesy
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    Top 4 Warning Signs of Caregiver Stress

    November 23rd, 2018 jsweesy
    Caregiver stress can happen even to the best caregivers.  It is important to know the warning signs of caregiver stress so that we are able to help ourselves or others if it occurs. Stress can often lead to irritable outbursts that could significantly damage the relationship between caregiver and client. Here are the top 4 warning signs of caregiver stress.
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    Top 3 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's

    November 19th, 2018 jsweesy
    Alzheimer’s is a disease which causes issues with thinking, behavior and memory. Here are the top 3 warning signs of Alzheimer’s.
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    Special Announcement: CPAN's Efforts to Preserve Auto No-Fault

    November 15th, 2018 jsweesy
    A special announcement from CPAN has been released. CPAN (Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault) has filed federal court documents seeking to require state government officials to protect drivers from discriminatory auto insurance rates.
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    Top 5 Ways to Reduce Senior Loneliness During the Holidays

    November 14th, 2018 jsweesy
    The holidays are wonderful for bringing families together, however, seniors who may have physical limitations or find themselves grieving over the loss of a loved one may have a more difficult time enjoying the holidays or feeling included. Here are the top 5 ways to reduce senior loneliness during the holidays.
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    Top Four Warning Signs of Elder Abuse in Senior Living Communities

    November 12th, 2018 jsweesy
    Elder abuse happens everywhere including facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities. There are many warning signs to watch for when it comes to elder abuse. We recently helped a family move their mom out of a senior living community after the staff was found to be abusive and neglectful. Below, find our top four signs of elder abuse that could occur inside a senior living ...
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    Elder Abuse Help Guide

    November 5th, 2018 mdelegato
    Abuse can occur at any age in life. The picture that comes to mind when we think of abuse is younger women being abused verbally, physically and sexually by men. Elder abuse is a topic that really hits home for Relevar and we would like to bring awareness to this horrifying epidemic. Elder abuse can happen in the home or in a facility. There are many warning signs to look for that can help ...
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    Halloween Activities for the Elderly

    October 29th, 2018 mdelegato
    Halloween is the perfect time to get crafty with the elderly and keep them active with different projects. Here are a few activities that are simple, Halloween themed and fun!
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