Protecting Seniors Against Skin Cancer

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Most people know how important it is to keep young kids protected from the sun in the summer. 
Research has shown that too much exposure to UV rays during youth can lead to serious health complications as people get older, including skin cancer.

How to Care for an Elderly Parent Who Doesn’t Live With You

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When you have an aging parent who lives across the city, the country or the world, it can be stressful trying to keep in touch. Are they doing okay? Do they need help? Are they lonely? If you’ve ever moved away from your hometown, you may start to understand how Mom or Dad might have felt at that time.

Living with Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior, affects more than five million Americans. Often the first sign of Alzheimer’s is the inability to remember newly learned information.

Where Elders Blog

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Elderblogging is about community, making and maintaining friendships, telling our stories and sharing our thoughts about everything life is made of.

Medical Alert Systems Reviewed

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For seniors and those with certain disabilities, remaining independent is more important than most of us understand. Many seniors wish to remain in their homes despite risks, such as falls or other emergencies. In order to feel safe and put caregivers and family members at ease, many seniors and people with disabilities opt to install a medical alert system, also called a personal emergency response systems (PERS).