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Downsizing Tips for Seniors

The downsizing process has become a national industry. There are televisions shows, books, businesses and products focused on simplifying our lifestyles and getting rid of things we don’t need. But, if you are downsizing as a part of a move to senior living, “simplifying” may not always seem so simple. Joy Brother is a Seniors …

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Free Resource! Preparing for Short Stay Rehabilitation Checklist

There are one of two scenarios when it comes to short stay rehabilitation. One scenario is someone who is getting ready for a surgery that will be followed by rehab. This could be anything from a hip replacement surgery to knee surgery. The other scenario is an unexpected emergency has occurred and now the individual …

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20 Questions at Christmas: Getting to Know Your Family All Over Again

They’re your parents — the people you should know better than anyone else. But you may be surprised at how much you don’t know about the people you’ve known the longest. In advance of his mother Peggy’s 80th birthday, Mike Wallace purchased a memory book and encouraged his mom to get her life story down …

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Living Healthy to 100: 5 Tips from a Top Gerontologist

Thinking about your health? You might listen to David Carr, M.D., the clinical director for the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science for Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Carr has reviewed thousands of medical studies in his practice and has some positive news about healthy aging: we can achieve significantly healthier …

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