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Handling Grief During the Holidays

Coping with the death of a loved one is never easy, but it can be especially difficult during the winter holiday months. These suggestions can help you honor your emotions and memories.
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Outdoor Safety Tips for Winter

Outdoor Safety Tips for Winter

The winter months pose a special set of hazards for the ailing and elderly. Cold temperatures can increase risk of heart attack, make breathing difficult, and may lead to dangerous slips and falls. Read More
Avoiding Winter Falls

Avoiding Winter Falls

Tips to preventing injury and increasing safety in icy winter weather. Read More
Know Your Numbers for a Healthy Heart

Know Your Numbers for a Healthy Heart

To keep your heart strong, you need to know 10 numbers. The first 5 assess your risk for disease. The second 5 are lifestyle choices for every day. Read More
Therapy Dogs and the Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Therapy Dogs and the Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Pets have a positive effect on the mental and physical health of their owners. Read More
Exercising with Limited Mobility

Exercising with Limited Mobility

Decrease your risk of injury by modifying movements. Read More
Sundowning: 5 Ways to Manage Afternoon Agitation

Sundowning: 5 Ways to Manage Afternoon Agitation

Sundowning is one of the most challenging situations caregivers face. These 5 tips can help you cope. Read More
Preventing Dehydration

Preventing Dehydration

Dehydration can happen any time of year. Find out the causes, the warning signs, and what to eat to prevent it. Read More
Prevent and Care for Pressure Ulcers

Prevent and Care for Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers can develop when a person isn’t able to shift position easily. It’s important for caregivers to know how to prevent bedsores. Read More
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