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Google has recently partnered with Alzheimer’s Research UK to create a virtual reality walk through dementia. Learn more about the project.

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Loss of appetite and changes in appetite are a natural part of aging, but it’s still important to make sure seniors get enough nutrients. Nutritionist Heather Schwartz shares her advice on what to do if your elderly parents won’t eat.

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We might not typically associate substance abuse with seniors, but some estimates show that 12-15% of older Americans abuse prescription drugs. Here are some things to look for and ways to help you or your loved one stay organized to prevent the misuse of medications.

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Although there are advancements every day in Alzheimer’s research, the U.S. is still searching for a meaningful treatment method that could lead to a cure. Learn more about the current state of Alzheimer’s from A Place for Mom’s Alzheimer’s expert and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Wes Ashford, MD, PhD.

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Every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. With more than 5 million people in the U.S. living with the disease in 2016, there’s no better time to learn more about the early warning signs of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

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Women live longer, and that means women will have more years of retirement to pay for—in many cases, living on their own or in long-term care. So why are women less likely to have a financial plan, and what can we do about it?

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Are you navigating retirement or caring for a senior who is? There are a number of questions that arise along the way. Stuart Furman, Esq., an elder law attorney in California for over 34 years and author of the “ElderCare Ready Book” and the award winning “ElderCare Ready Pack” shares his expertise in the field.

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Dr. Hecht approaches how seniors can get the most from their doctor’s visits, and offers sage advice to those 65 and older. Learn more about the best preventive care tips for seniors and how to make the most of this time:

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One of the biggest questions children of aging parents face is whether their elderly parents should move into their homes or into senior living. Read below to gain insight into the benefits and drawbacks of moving someone in with you:

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Your family may be beyond frustrated and sad about your aging loved one’s situation, and you may think you have no options. However, the truth is that there’s always something that can be done to optimize health and well being when assisted living isn’t enough.
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