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Can the Early Signs of Dementia Put an End to Traveling for Seniors?

Older generations often chose to save their money so that they can travel after retirement. It’s a sad fact that many of them are unable to do so because of various age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s, heart disease and diabetes to name a few. Let’s explore the issue of traveling...

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Elderspeak – Podcast – Charlotte Today – 06/30/20

Elderspeak – Contributing to the Decline Narrative The Corona pandemic has exposed hidden prejudices and a cultural bias of ageism. Part of that discussion is “Elderspeak.” It occurs when an older adult is spoken to by health care workers, service personnel, neighbors, or even family members as if he or...

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Elderspeak – Charlotte Today – 06/30/20

Elderspeak – Contributing to the Decline Narrative The Corona pandemic has exposed hidden prejudices and a cultural bias of ageism. Part of that discussion is “Elderspeak.” It occurs when an older adult is spoken to by health care workers, service personnel, neighbors, or even family members as if he or...

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3 Easy Ways Seniors Can Stay Connected to Family During Quarantine

3 Easy Ways Seniors Can Stay Connected to Family During Quarantine (Guest post by Kelsey Simpson. Kelsey enjoys writing about things that can help others. She lives in South Jersey and is the proud companion to two German Shepherds and spends her free time volunteering in dog shelters.) As the world...

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THE SELF DEFENSE OF CAREGIVERS – USING MARTIAL ARTS PRINCIPLES

The Self Defense of Caregivers, Sixty and Me BY ANTHONY CIRILLO  • Sixty and Me May 2, 2020  •  CAREGIVING Caregiving can often feel like a full-contact sport, and all too many caregivers find themselves under siege by other family members and even the ones to whom they provide care. This sense...

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Caregiving During the Pandemic – Podcast – Charlotte Today – 04/22/20

Caregiving During a Pandemic – Podcast Charlotte Today The Coronavirus has literally made every family member a long-distance caregiver. And, as a colleague pointed out, “the number of unpaid caregivers has gone from 1-in-5 Americans, to anyone who cares for someone at risk for Covid-19.” So, to use the well-worn...

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Caregiving During the Pandemic – Charlotte Today – 04/22/20

Caregiving During a Pandemic The Coronavirus has literally made every family member a long-distance caregiver. And, as a colleague pointed out, “the number of unpaid caregivers has gone from 1-in-5 Americans, to anyone who cares for someone at risk for Covid-19.” So, to use the well-worn cliché, we are all...

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