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Month: June 2018

How to age in place comfortably with Oscar Senior

How to age in place comfortably with Oscar Senior

As our parents get older, we might want to check on them more often. We would like to make sure that they are healthy, safe and secure. Since many families today are spread out across the country or even continents, staying in touch and taking care of the elderly family members has become a challenge. As a founder of Oscar Senior, a tablet application for seniors, I discovered the need to provide an easy and secure way for the elderly…

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Close ties to family help seniors live longer

Close ties to family help seniors live longer

I have a small, but close-knit family. I grew up in the outskirts of Boston in a cosy house with my parents and younger brother. We were lucky that my grandparents lived close by. They were still young and active, so they took a significant role in helping my parents raise us. Every day after school my brother and I would run straight to their house for some home-baked cookies and milk. I still have fond memories of those times….

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5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas that Will Help Him Age Better

5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas that Will Help Him Age Better

Father’s Day is coming up this weekend! You are probably thinking about getting a truly original present for your father this year. Something unique that you put some thought into. There are many practical and fun gift ideas for dad that show you really care. Here we’re sharing 5 original Father’s Day gift ideas with you that will help your elderly father age better. 1. Wii Games – Help your dad find the motivation to get up from the sofa…

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How to help our seniors with age-related memory loss

How to help our seniors with age-related memory loss

As our senior loved ones age, they face a host of new experiences. Forgetfulness is one of the most common issues among the elderly, one which can significantly influence their everyday life. Let’s find out how we can help our seniors with age-related memory loss. The onset of forgetfulness may be slow. We may be the first to notice a difference in their behavior. Nevertheless, it’s crucial to be on the lookout for signs. The issue may quickly turn into…

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