Simple Steps You Can Take Now to Safeguard Your Home for the Older Adults in Your Life

Guest Post Author: Sharad Chhakara  | Safe Home for Elderly An annual trip to your grandparents to celebrate Christmas is a perfect time to make sure our older relatives and loved ones are doing better than they may be willing to inform us. One of them would be falling. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: […]

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The Healthy Senior’s Guide to Foot Care (Infographic)

Guest Post Author: Paula Casey | Walsh Brothers Shoes  Foot problems are especially common in older adults. However, it can be easy to prevent these by taking some simple precautions. There’s an old saying that goes, “when your feet hurt, you hurt all over.” As we get older, we are far more likely to suffer from […]

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​An Interview with Meg Laporte on her Series Age in America

Meg’s interview is live on Itunes this week! Meg LaPorte, is a freelance writer and communications consultant, adjunct instructor at UMBC’s Erickson school, and founder of Age In America. She serves as director of communications and marketing for LifeSpan Network and writes for various senior living publications, including McKnight’s Long Term Care News and Senior Housing […]

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How to Encourage Older Adults to Make Healthier Lifestyle Choices

Guest Post Author:  Dr. Michael Donaldson |Hallelujah Diet Most people agree that a healthy life is a happy life. Healthy individuals feel positive, vibrant, and energized. The opposite can be said of those living with disease and pain. As a healthcare professional, you play a valuable role in helping others lead wholesome, upbeat lives. Your […]

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Every Season’s Greetings: The Importance of “Green” Spaces for the Older Adult

Guest Post Author:  K.A. Wisniewski | http://projectorperiod.com/ We are now officially into the winter season.  Some parts of the country face cold winds and heavy snow, and, while some make the time to enjoy white winters, others are already looking forward to an early spring. But no matter the climate or season and no matter what our […]

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Medicare and High-Income Beneficiaries – What You Should Know

Guest Post Author:  Danielle K. Roberts | Boomer Benefits  Before entering Medicare, many people expect it will be free. They often don’t expect to pay for coverage. The reason people believe this to be true is that they have been paying into Medicare throughout their working lives. What they don’t realize is that they have […]

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Let’s Talk, Aging! Mike Belleville on Living Beyond Lewy Body Dementia

I had an insightful conversation with Mike Belleville in the latest Let’s Talk, Aging interview as he shares his post-diagnosis journey living with Lewey Body Dementia.  He discusses how he and his wife learned to navigate his diagnosis and symptoms together and highlights the advocacy work he’s been able to participate in since his diagnosis. […]

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Keep The Holiday Pounds Away With These 4 Exercises For Older Adults

Guest Post Author:  Chris Harper | The Arbor Company The average person gainsabout a pound every holiday season. It takes an average of five months to lose this holiday weight. And if you never lose the weight, that small-sounding pound can grow into a serious health problem as holidays and years go by. The holidays are full […]

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An Interview with Kate DeBartolo of the Conversation Project, Talking Matters

I sat down with Kate DeBartolo to learn about the Institute for Healthcare Improvements initiative, the Conversation Project. Kate DeBartolo, National Field Director, has worked at The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) since 2007. She currently leads both the national field team at IHI as well as for The Conversation Project. Her work on The Conversation […]

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