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Month: May 2019

Current trends in caregiving

Current trends in caregiving

Caring for our elderly loved ones has always been an integral part of our human civilization. In most cultures, elders have been regarded as wise, important members of the family unit as well as of society as a whole. Caring for them was expected, yet nowadays, there are many versions of what caring for our elderly loved ones looks like. Society has changed dramatically in the course of the past decades. Globalization, changing family structures, and mobility have all contributed…

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Celebrate Older Americans month by Connecting with Your Senior

Celebrate Older Americans month by Connecting with Your Senior

May is Older Americans Month. It is a special time dedicated to focusing on the elderly in our lives and our communities, to improve their health and wellbeing, and integrate them better into our society. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) each May, OAM provides ideas to help older Americans stay independent as well as various resources to help communities support and celebrate seniors nationwide. According to the World Health Organization, social isolation has been recognized a determinant…

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How to celebrate Mother’s Day while being miles apart

How to celebrate Mother’s Day while being miles apart

Are you celebrating this Mother’s Day from a distance? Is your mom living alone, and far away from your family? Has she recently moved into a senior home? Take a moment to show her your appreciation even if you live miles apart from each other. Make Mother’s Day extra special with our ideas for celebrating this important holiday even at a distance. If you and mom can’t spend Mother’s Day together this year, there’s no need for you to worry….

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