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Post-Holiday Loneliness

How to Alleviate Post-Holiday Loneliness

While the holidays are often a joyful time for seniors, once the decorations are packed away and loved ones have returned to their everyday, hectic lives, many older adults are at risk to sink into a time of post-holiday loneliness. Seniors who live alone are most susceptible to experiencing feelings of sadness and isolation after …

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Stress-Reducing Foods

Add These Stress-Reducing Foods to Your Holiday Menu

While the holiday season certainly brings with it plenty of joy, it can also add stress, especially for busy family caregivers who already feel as if they’re stretched to the breaking point. The extra responsibilities of baking, shopping, attending family gatherings, and more can make it hard to experience a season that is calm and …

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Alzheimer’s Communication Techniques

Alzheimer’s Communication Techniques to Better Understand and Be Understood

When a senior is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, one of the key challenges both initially and as the disease progresses is the struggle to effectively communicate. While the disease affects a person’s speech, it also impacts his or her ability to find and use words correctly, as well as to …

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