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Many #seniors who experience a fall are afraid to tell their doctor or family member, fearing a loss of independence. But instead, the opposite is often true. Here's how talking about falls can help you live a full, #active life. #aging

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Informative article posted on caregiver.com about
KeepingTrackofMedicationsSafely Article by Sandra Ray.
https://caregiver.com/articles/track-medications-safely/
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Mark your calendars for the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's. This event is on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Lake Eola, in Orlando, Florida. Join our team for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® to help raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
http://act.alz.org/site/TR?team_id=507421&fr_id=11126&pg=team

#SeniorHelpersOrlando #2018WalkToEndAlzheimers
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Mark your calendars for the Saturday, Sept. 22nd seminar: First Steps: Journey through Alzheimer’s & other Dementia Diseases.
This FREE seminar is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Dr. P. Philips Hospital, 9400 Turkey Lake Rd., Orlando, FL 32819.
RSVP IS REQUIRED Call 1-800-272-3900. The all-day seminar will include informative topics for people and families who are navigating the Alzheimer's and dementia journey. Lunch provided
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Mark your calendars for the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's. This event is on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Lake Eola, in Orlando, Florida. Join our team for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® to help raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
http://act.alz.org/site/TR?team_id=507421&fr_id=11126&pg=team

#SeniorHelpersOrlando #2018WalkToEndAlzheimers
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Researchers find that tai chi may help reduce fall risks among seniors. Find out more via this report shared by MEDPAGE TODAY.
#fallriskpreventionresearch #fallriskseniors
https://www.medpagetoday.com/geriatrics/generalgeriatrics/75035
Balance training based on the Chinese martial arts discipline tai ji quan -- better known as tai chi -- reduced falling risks among the elderly more than conventional forms of exercise, a randomized clinical trial found. https://bit.ly/2QloVgS
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REDUCE SENIOR ISOLATION BY PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SOCIAL INTERACTION

Family members and long-time friends can encourage older adults to participate in stimulating activities that increase social interaction and reduce isolation. Invite loved ones out to a baseball game or join them at their favorite gym. Encourage older family members to meet for a weekly tea, or ask to go along on daily walks. For more creative ways to help reduce isolation, check out our blog:
https://www.seniorhelpers.com/orlando/news-videos/blog/2018/07/04/reduce-senior-isolation-by-providing-opportunities-for-social-interaction/
#ReduceSeniorIsolation #SeniorHelpersOrlando
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Help protect older adults and prevent fraud and financial exploitation. Find out how you can help seniors with some important safety tips:
What Makes Seniors Vulnerable to Scammers and Con Artists? Steps to Help Protect Older Adults
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/health/senior-helpers/os-what-makes-seniors-vulnerable-to-scammers-and-con-artists-steps-to-help-protect-older-adults-20170421-story.html
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Mark your calendars for the Saturday, Sept. 22nd seminar: First Steps: Journey through Alzheimer’s & other Dementia Diseases.
This FREE seminar is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Dr. P. Philips Hospital, 9400 Turkey Lake Rd., Orlando, FL 32819.
RSVP IS REQUIRED Call 1-800-272-3900. The all-day seminar will include informative topics for people and families who are navigating the Alzheimer's and dementia journey. Lunch provided
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The death of Burt Reynolds is a reminder that cardiac arrest can occur suddenly and without warning. While it's different from a heart attack, both require swift action. Here's what to do to help save a life: http://spr.ly/6269DLKQz
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