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Health & Aging

11 Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain in Seniors

By: Erynn Lynch
December 12th, 2019

Living with the same pain day in and day out can be excruciating. Suffering from carpal tunnel, arthritis, or joint pain can lead to a lifetime of frustration and difficulty. Things that were once simple day to day activities can become a difficult process that can sometimes require help.

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7 Wellness Classes for Seniors in Philadelphia

By: Alex Dinh
December 5th, 2019

As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “the first wealth is health.” Being healthy is something you have to want for your own wellbeing. If you’re reading this and thinking, “I want to get active but I don’t think I can keep up with it,” don’t fret!

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

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Miscellaneous

Your Senior Holiday Gift Guide

By: Emily Shoemake
November 21st, 2019

Have you been scratching your head over what to get your senior loved one for Christmas? With the holiday season right around the corner, we've compiled a list of gift ideas that are sure to satisfy those with all sorts of interests!

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Personal Care/Assisted Living

Caregivers: What Is Respite Care and Why Should You Take Advantage of It?

By: Tyler Rock
November 14th, 2019

Life can get tricky. Balancing your own life is hard enough, but add caring for your aging loved one to the mix, and you might find yourself exhausted. Having a parent, family member, or friend who is getting older and needs extra care and assistance can sometimes require more of you than you can provide. You do not have to experience your role as a caregiver alone. There are many caregiver resources available, and one great option to give yourself a much-needed rest is respite care.

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10 Things to Make Sure Your Senior Loved One Has During the Winter

By: Abigail Lee
November 7th, 2019

Winter is quickly approaching. That means it's time to prepare for the snow, ice and an early sunset. Our senior loved ones are especially at risk of possible dangers during the winter months. If your senior loved one lives alone, there are many risks they could face during the winter months include illnesses, injuries, and fires.

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Finance & Planning

Top 12 Questions to Ask When Touring a Senior Living Community

By: Erynn Lynch
October 31st, 2019

Finding a senior living community that is right for you or a loved one can be intimidating and overwhelming. How do you know you’re picking the right one for you or a family member? How can you make sure you have all the information you need to make the right decision? To help, we have come up with the 12 great questions to ask when touring a senior living community.

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