Which Medicare Part is Right for Your Loved One? A Breakdown of the Basics of Medicare (Infographic Included)

Guest Post Author: Carly Cummings| MedicareLifeHealth.com Understanding the various parts of Medicare is important for caregivers. However, Medicare can seem daunting and dry. Let’s break down the basics of Medicare, so you and your loved ones can be informed to make good decisions. What is Medicare? Medicare is the national health care system for seniors, […]

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Can You Imagine a More Accessible City for Seniors? Take a Short Survey to Help Three High School Engineer Students Keep Older Adults Safe and Independent in their Community

Dear readers of The Upside to Aging, Do you ever feel as if you are in danger while crossing the street? Are the countdown times on crosswalk signals too short, causing you to rush across or risk injury? If so, or even if you know someone who has these feelings, then we feel that this […]

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Wendy Adlerstein Shares Signs Adult Children Should Look For While Visiting with Older Loved Ones This Holiday Season

Wendy Adlerstein, LSW, is the Director of Client Care Services for First Light Home Care of West Suburban Boston.  She has more than 20 years of experience in working with seniors. Wendy holds a B.A. from Clark University, in Psychology with a concentration in Sociology and Human Services. In addition to her Massachusetts License in […]

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Keep Your Loved Ones Safe This Holiday Season by Storing Your #PacketsUp for Laundry Room Safety

I’m proud to be working with the American Cleaning Institute to help spread the word about their #PacketsUp campaign for laundry room safety. All opinions expressed are my own. As the holiday season quickly approaches, caregivers are spending even more of their time prepping and cleaning for the host of parties of friends and families who will be […]

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Veterans Day Spotlight: Artist Book Highlights Fifty Men and Women Who Have Served the United States in this Collection of Portraits

We the People: Portraits of Veterans in America by Mary Whyte We the People goes beyond the heroic archetype soldiers and veterans hold. Instead, artist Mary Whyte celebrates the roles these men and women have taken on since their return to civilian life. More, Mary Whyte embarks on a seven-year journey that admittedly takes her […]

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