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A Place for Mom - Senior Living Advisors
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Between bustling schedules of juggling family life and work, in addition to reaching people through cyberspace as the main mode of connection; some manners have been forgotten. Instead of treating our elders with the appreciation and respect they deserve, many are often either too busy or simply dismiss them and their contributions to community and family. Here are 8 practical ways to show respect to our senior loved ones:
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We combine our Senior Living Cost Index with data from Walk Score, a Redfin company, to show you the best cities to retire for the culturally inclined:
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Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other cognitive impairments pose huge health risks for seniors, but those brought on by extensive alcohol use, which are referred to under the umbrella term “alcohol-induced dementia,” or “alcohol-related dementia” are the most complicated and difficult to manage:
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How to handle the parent-child role reversal in caregiving:
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Professor Karl Pillemer of Cornell University founded the Legacy Project to gather seniors’ sage advice and responses to the question: ‘What are the most important lessons you have learned over the course of your life?” Read our favorite pieces of priceless advice below.
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Are Canada’s suburbs age-friendly? Based on the recommendations in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Guide to Global Age Friendly Cities, many suburbs in Canada are missing the mark, especially in regards to transportation:
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Here are the safety factors seniors should consider when buying a new (or nearly new) car:
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If resilience is a skill, then it’s one that seniors should look to cultivate. Studies have found that resilience in seniors is linked with a longer life, lower instances of depression and better overall aging. But what does resilience look like and how can seniors develop this skill?
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Seniors have a thing or two to teach us about enduring change and handling life’s adversity. Even if a senior’s hearing or memory isn’t what it was in the past, our elders have great wisdom to impart. Learn more about how we can show respect to our elders:
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In October 2017, Western University embarked on a fascinating social experiment that involved placing three upper-year music students in a retirement living facility to interact with the senior residents, while sharing meals and living quarters. The concept behind this revolutionary program was to provide an “intergenerational opportunity for both young and old to learn from each other.” Learn more:
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