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Stay Patient with Your Senior Loved Ones During the Holidays

Patience is a virtue, and sometimes the capacity to accept or tolerate the behaviors of a senior becomes overwhelming. It’s extremely important, though, to treat a loved one with respect while at the same time letting go of your frustrations. Here are a few tips on how to do that.

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National Family Caregivers Month: Ways to Say Thanks To Your Protectors

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time when seniors can show how much they appreciate the heroes and protectors who watch over them on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis. Here are several ideas on things you can do to help prevent caregiver stress, fatigue and burnout.

Senior woman with poodle in park

Fluffy or Fido: Finding The Perfect Dog For Your Senior’s Lifestyle

Countless studies have shown the benefits that can come from seniors owning a pet – from lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels to combatting loneliness and depression. Explore our recommendations on the right breed, size and age that will work best for your senior loved ones in the community in which they live.

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From Downsizing to Rightsizing: A Practical Guide to Parting With Possessions But Not Memories

Moving can be stressful at any age because of the hassle of packing — but most importantly the need to downsize. Getting rid of valuables that you’ve accumulated over the years can be quite an emotional hurdle. Rightsizing, though, brings a new life to your belongings and gives you the freedom to enjoy your golden years.

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Feels Just Like the Classics: New Movies for Seniors

With over 600 movies being produced each year, it can be difficult to keep up with viewing all of them. That’s why so many seniors simply revert to watching the classics — the movies they are comfortable with. But, you’d be surprised how many of today’s films take inspiration from the movies of the past. If you like one classic, we’ll share the modern equivalents that will have even your grandkids sitting down to watch with you.

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