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How to Avoid Loneliness During The Holiday Season

The holidays are supposed to be a happy time of the year, but many isolated seniors often are left feeling lonely, which can be harmful to their health.

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Holiday Travel Tips For Family Members With a Disability

The holiday season is filled with travel as many families drive or fly to spend time with loved ones, but traveling with a disability can create unique challenges for some families.

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Caregivers Stuck in the Middle: What You Need to Know About Parkinson’s

As the population ages, more people will be sandwiched in between taking care of their parents or other family members in need, and their children.

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Lack of Communication Creates Risk of Clashes Between Medicines

Most older Americans take multiple medicines every day. But a new poll suggests they don’t get enough help to make sure those medicines actually mix safely.

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Tips to Help Families Cope With Alzheimer’s

Receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is never easy. It’s life changing, not only for the person receiving the diagnosis but for their family members as well.

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An Age-Old Question: When Do You Need a Geriatrician?

Like pediatricians, geriatricians have specific skills that allow them to connect more effectively with the populations they treat.

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