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A clutter Free Home May Not Help People With Dementia

A clutter free environment may not help people with dementia carry out daily tasks — according to a new study from the University of East Anglia.

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Visiting Older Relatives For The Holidays? Help Spot & Fix Falling Risks

A lot of families have plans for big holiday gatherings this year, bringing the generations together especially now that children over age 5 can get vaccinated against COVID-19 and all adults can get a booster dose to give them additional protection.

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How To Talk Money With Your Parents This Holiday

Holiday gatherings may present an opportunity to talk to your parents about important money issues, such as estate planning or long-term care.

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Phone Apps Can Improve Caregiver Mental Health

Those who care for older adults suffering with memory loss and other cognitive impairments can significantly reduce their depression, stress and anxiety by focusing on what is going on at the moment and engaging in mindfulness therapy.

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Prevent Falls This Fall With A Home Safety Checklist

More than 75 percent of falls happen in or around the house, but fortunately there are ways to evaluate the home of a loved one and make them safer for everyday living.

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Caregivers Shouldn’t Neglect their Own Needs

People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with a health problem or disability are more likely to neglect their own health, particularly by not having insurance or putting off necessary health services.

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