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Information for Families and Other Caregivers of Senior Adults
Information for Families and Other Caregivers of Senior Adults

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Does your senior loved one's state have the support services older adults (and their family caregivers) need for successful aging in place? This Family Caregiver Quick Tip discusses a scorecard to help you learn more.
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Many seniors will look to family members to help them learn how to use smartphones, tablets, and other technology that will become increasingly important to healthy, safe, and happy aging. As Barry discusses in this article, it can be a rewarding experience for both teacher and student. If, however, family caregivers don't approach it the right way and with the right attitude, the process can be very frustrating and send the seniors looking for help from non-relatives.
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Protein is a crucial, no matter our age, because it provides the foundation of our muscles and is a key to wellness. As family caregivers, we may urge our senior loved ones to get enough protein in their meals but often overlook our own needs, as we balance the many tasks on our to-do lists. Check out Kathy’s tips for getting more protein and flavor, since nutrition can taste great, too! #sponsored
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Let's help our senior loved ones prevent heart disease, which is the number one killer in the US! This Family Caregiver Quick Tip provides some heart-healthy habits for seniors and caregivers.
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Sundowning is a challenge faced by many older adults with dementia and their family caregivers. Learn what it is and how you can help alleviate the impacts in this Family Caregiver Quick Tip.
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One of the keys to healthy, safe and comfortable living for our senior loved ones is money - - yet it is a topic that's off limits for discussion by many seniors and family caregivers. This Family Caregiver Quick Tip offers actions that can help improve seniors' finances, now and in the future.
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Dementia care presents many challenges to family caregivers. One of those challenges is keeping our senior loved ones' homes safe for them as their dementia progresses. This Family Caregiver Quick Tip offers some ways we can do that.
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Vision loss can rob seniors of their independence, but family caregivers can help senior loved ones protect their sight, as Kathy discusses in this article.
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The good news is that most seniors and future seniors will be in a position to live their dream of aging in place. The not-so-good news is that most homes weren't built to accommodate the needs of older adults. As Kathy discusses in this article, advance planning and modifications, often when other work is being done, can prepare seniors' homes to meet their needs as they age.
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There is much talk about a future in which technology improves the lives of our senior loved ones who are aging in place. No need to wait for the future, though, because seniors are benefiting from technology NOW, as Kathy discusses in this article.
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