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Clara and Shanae Crochet

An important part of aging is maintaining family relationships. Changes in how grandma or grandpa get around or in their memory can be confusing for grandkids and difficult to deal with. Grandparents sharing their interests with their grandchildren can help make these transitions more comfortable, and lead to a lifetime of memorable experiences. Learn how Clara and Shanae stay close with their shared love of crochet.

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How Do Scammers Target Seniors?

Scams that affect seniors can happen to anyone, but the elderly are typically more vulnerable to financial exploitation, since they are generally more trusting of others, often have considerable possessions or savings, and are often less tech-savvy and easier to scam online, on the phone, or on social media. Learn about some of the most common scams that affect the elderly to help protect you and your loved ones.

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Summer Worries

Caring for a loved one experiencing memory loss and other symptoms of cognitive decline can feel overwhelming. The good news is, you don't have to face these challenges alone.

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You Don’t Need to Age Alone

Whether by choice, or due to circumstance, many older adults find themselves living alone in their later years. Without children or close relatives to depend on, they are often challenged with making critical legal, financial or medical decisions alone. Care managers can help solo agers take steps to ensure they won't be isolated and helpless when they need care most.

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Stress Factors Affecting Seniors

There are many unique circumstances that affect seniors and can make them more prone to ongoing anxiety, stress, and depression. If you’re a senior, of if you’re a caregiver for an elderly adult, it’s important to be aware of the causes and ways to mitigate stress in older adults.

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The Joy of New Beginnings

Trying new activities can have benefits for physical, mental, and social health, especially for seniors. Learn how together, Charlie and his son were able to try something new and expand their social circles.

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How Acts of Service Can Help You Change Your Life

For hundreds of thousands of elderly people, volunteering has helped them gain a new lease on life. With retirement, many seniors find that they have a lot more time on their hands, they have less opportunities to connect with and engage in their communities and beyond, and they are overall less active. Volunteering, and other acts of service, help fill this void and provides for more enriching lives.

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Intentional Connection for Seniors

It’s a common thing for seniors to feel a let-down after the fun of being with family and friends during the busy holiday season. Given what we know about the negative physical and emotional effects of loneliness and isolation, I always talk with my clients about the importance of staying connected with family and friends and keeping their social lives full. What worked for Georgia may work for you.

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