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Most Recent Posts from June, 2014

  • Protecting Seniors from Predators: Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau projected that, by the year 2050, adults over the age of 65 will account for 20% of the nation’s population and that the fastest growing segment is adults 85 ... Read More
  • Hurricane Preparedness for Older Adults

    Of all the dangers that Mother Nature brings, nothing quite compares to the sheer devastation brought forth by hurricanes. Thousands of homes and businesses are destroyed every year by these tropical ... Read More
  • Fall Precautions: 5 Safeguards to Avoid Falls in the Elderly

    With the Center for Disease Control reporting that one out of every three people aged 65 and older experience a fall every year , it’s important to be aware of the dangers that could be lurking in ... Read More
  • Caregiver Inspiration: How One Woman’s Letters Tell a Remarkable Story of Strength, Courage & Humor

    I have often joked that I don’t know whether my mother inspires me or haunts me. During the six-and-half years she cared for my dad following his debilitating stroke, she wrote letters to me in which ... Read More
  • Aphasia Home Care for Seniors

    Many of us take our basic motor skills for granted. The ability to speak, write, read, and comprehend information is taken as a given. The vast majority of people are born with this “universal” set of ... Read More