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Parents vs. Grandparents: How to Clearly Define “Parenting” Roles

Even though grandparents offer decades of experience and love for their grandchildren, problems can occur when they overstep their role. Here’s how to establish clear expectations and open communication between grandparents and parents.

Young girl giving grandmother a gift for holidays

2018 Gift Guide for Seniors: Give the Gifts of Love, Time, And … These

What do you give the senior loved one in your life who has everything? From photo books to membership of the month clubs, we offer some suggestions on the most thoughtful gifts you can give to grandma, grandpa or any of your elderly family members in our communities.

Senior mom and her daughter

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.

Caregiver with senior woman

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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