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Brain Health for Caregivers: Why I’m Adding a Supplement to My Daily Nutrition

I am participating in a VIN campaign for Procera. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with Procera and do not earn a commission or percent of sales. #sharpmind #ad Does this happen to you? You get off the couch where you are enjoying catching up on the latest episodes of Orange Is the New Black and head to the kitchen to get... What was it?  It was in your mind not 30 seconds ago and now you've completely … [Read More...]

Caring for the Caregiver

Procera AVH nutritional supplement for brain health

Brain Health for Caregivers: Why I’m Adding a Supplement to My Daily Nutrition

I am participating in a VIN campaign for Procera. I am receiving a fee for … [Read More...]

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Dealing With Caregiving’s Speed Bumps

If you're a caregiver reading this, I'm about to state the obvious. Life … [Read More...]

6 Work-Life Balance Tips for Workers in Their Sixties (infographic)

I'll be turning 60 this year and I don't know about you but I have no plans … [Read More...]

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Taking Care Of You!

 As a caregiver, I find one of the more irritating statements to be, “Take … [Read More...]

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Quick! Stand Up!

You aren’t reading this sitting down, are you? Oh my gosh! You are! Quick! … [Read More...]

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Dealing With Caregiving’s Speed Bumps

If you're a caregiver reading this, I'm about to state the obvious. Life … [Read More...]

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Senior Citizens: 5 Reasons Moving into a Retirement Home is Better for Overall Health

Today's retirees are living longer and better lives than at any time in the … [Read More...]

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Ethics and the Elderly: Treating the Aged With Respect and Dignity

  Most people have seen someone they know and love grow old, and we know … [Read More...]

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Why Tide Pods Are Great for Seniors and Caregivers!

  I am participating in a Vibrant Nation campaign for P&G. I am … [Read More...]

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5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Home Care Assistance

Being a care provider for a loved one is fulfilling work, but more often … [Read More...]

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Mind Your Own Business: The Frustrations of Helping Seniors With Money

  One of the last areas that seniors will accept help with is their finances.  This holds true in our household and has caused some frustrations more than just once. I was thinking about this … [Read More...]

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The Importance of Communicating Your End-of-Life Care Wishes

  Every time I visit my physician, I am asked if I have an advanced directive for my end-of-life care (good for them!). I am embarrassed to say that I still don't have one.  It's one of those … [Read More...]

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How to Help Prevent Medicare Fraud

Unfortunately, we live in a world where some people prey on unsuspecting innocents. By providing fraudulent information, many elderly are being taken advantage of by unscrupulous people who would … [Read More...]

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Recognizing Elderly Abuse

by Christian Wilson   When I was much younger, my father and my uncles were forced to put my grandfather into a nursing home. It wasn’t something that any of them wanted to do, but, due to … [Read More...]

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Could Your Medicare Part D Costs Be Reduced? (infographic)

It's important to sign up for Medicare Part D when you enroll yourself or your loved one in Medicare.  But it's also important to compare the various Medicare Part D plans so that you can ascertain … [Read More...]

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