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5 Tips To Help Seniors Avoid Winter Hazards

JLP Staff | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Snow, ice and below zero temperatures can become safety hazards for most aging adults, so here are 5 tips from my friends at A Place For Mom that can help our loved ones ...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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5 Spring Cleaning Tips For Seniors And Their Families

Joan Lunden | Friday, May 1, 2015

For those of you who act as a caregiver, here are a few of my spring cleaning tips for seniors that I wanted to share...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Might as Well Face It, My Loved One Could Be Addicted to Drugs!

Dr. James D. Huysman | Tuesday, April 28, 2015

What caregivers should know about highly addictive opioids prescribed to loved ones and what potential problems may ariseā€¦.

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Keeping Seniors Safe in Bad Weather

Dr. James D. Huysman | Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Keeping seniors safe during extreme weather conditions.

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Aging and Driving

Dr. Dale Atkins | Thursday, September 25, 2014

There might come a time when you will have to reevaluate a loved ones capabilities to drive an automobile. Dr. Dale Atkins shares some ways of tell whether or not it migh...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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7 Hot Weather Safety Tips for the Elderly

A Place For Mom | Wednesday, August 27, 2014

When the temperatures reach 90 degrees F, family and caregivers should make an extra effort to check on loved ones who are 65 years old or older. Generally, people adapt ...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Top 10 Senior Scams and How to Avoid Them, from A Place for Mom

Joan Lunden | Sunday, March 9, 2014

Crooks around the world defraud millions of people each day. They use the phone, internet, email and snail mail. They span vast geographic areas and create clever schemes...

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Your Holiday Senior Safety Checklist

Joan Lunden | Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The holiday season has arrived and it is a time when families get together from near and far. The holiday get-togethers provide the perfect opportunity to take inventory...

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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35 Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, November 1, 2011

November is National Family Caregivers Month and I recently saw this list of 35 questions to ask your aging parents on the AARP web site.

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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Home Safety for Seniors

Joan Lunden | Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The center for disease control reports that among people 65 years and older, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths and the most common cause of nonfatal injuries a...

Originally posted in: Aging Parents
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