5 Ways to Stay Healthy After a Mesothelioma Diagnosis Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A mesothelioma diagnosis can be overwhelming. The rare, asbestos-related cancer usually develops in the protective lining of the lungs or abdomen. Mesothelioma can take decades to develop, but once it does, it is aggressive and debilitating. It is important to stay as healthy as possible when living with mesothelioma. Aside from treatments, there are several things seniors can do to increase su...

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7 Useful Apps Baby Boomers Should Have on Their Smartphones Wednesday, August 31, 2016

As baby boomers across America enter their golden years they are increasingly turning towards technology to enable them to be more productive, connect with family members and help them to manage their daily affairs. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the best apps for seniors.

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Adult Day Care Centers? 4 Good Reasons You Should Consider One Friday, August 12, 2016

As your parents get older, you’re considering practical options for their long-term well-being. Due to sicknesses and deteriorating health, many senior citizens are no longer able to take care of themselves. You’re considering a nursing home, but you have some reservations about the quality of service and the cost of placing your family member in a facility full time. What are your option...

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Baby Boomers: Should You Invest in a Medical Alarm? Wednesday, September 21, 2016

According to Seniors’ Falls in Canada, it’s estimated that 20-30% of seniors have a fall each year. Add to this the many instances of seniors requiring emergency assistance, and it’s clear that having access to help at all times is important for the wellbeing of the elderly. Are you doing everything you can to care for and protect yourself? Many seniors are investing in medical alarms to ensure...

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How to Decrease Senior Falling Risks During Autumn & Winter Saturday, October 29, 2016

Senior falls are increasingly common. With 20%-30% of seniors experiencing a fall each year, they are a leading cause of injury-related hospital visits among seniors. With autumn here and with winter in the not too distant future, the change of season increases the risk for seniors. While many assume that falls happen due to unfamiliarity with surroundings, the truth is that most falls during a...

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How to Make Your Home Fall Proof With 8 Simple Tips Friday, September 23, 2016

Falls are a serious issue for seniors. While the average person can have a fall and recover almost instantly, a simple fall can have grave consequences for seniors. Falls can lead to broken bones, can cause head injuries, and a fall incident can make you fearful of falling and impact your quality of life going forward. It’s important to take proactive steps to help prevent falls before they ...

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Introducing Home Care Provider Payroll & Tax Management by HeartPayroll [For Canadian Employers] Monday, October 24, 2016

Would you like a service that manages the payroll of your caregiver for you? Of course! Fortunately, this is where HeartPayroll, CareGuide’s payroll and tax service for Canadian households, comes in. HeartPayroll stemmed from a growing need within the caregiving industry and emerged as the most affordable solution to helping households become legal employers. Let’s take a look at how H...

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Should Seniors Allow Life Insurance to Lapse to Save Money? Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Studies have shown that over a quarter of seniors let their life insurance lapse. Sometimes this is because of financial reasons. Some people intentionally let their insurance lapse because they don’t think they need it anymore. Insurance needs can decrease as we age and as our loved ones become financially dependent, but it’s important that you review life insurance options with the person in ...

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The 7 Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors Sunday, October 30, 2016

All people get to a point in their lives where they need a little extra help. However, the reality is that you can’t always depend on family to provide this help. Rather than moving into an assisted care facility, many seniors are opting for in-home care because of the many benefits and flexibility it offers. It is the perfect option for seniors who require some assistance, but not enough ...

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Top Life Enhancing Tech Gadgets for Seniors Sunday, August 28, 2016

As baby boomers get older, many of them are utilizing technology that will enable them to be more productive at home and in their daily lives. This article will take a look at some specific gadgets and technology that can enhance the lives of seniors.

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