Senior Life 2013

12 Stories • Available June 2013
Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease

As America grows older, the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease will increase significantly. According to the Alzheimer's Association, the disease is currently the sixth-leading cause of death, aff

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Senior Education

Senior Education

College campuses are typically teeming with 20-somethings who can't walk five steps without putting on a set of earphones or checking their cellphones. But that doesn't mean that a college or unive

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Home Health Care Aides

Home Health Care Aides

Home health care aides are in high demand for seniors. Some seniors might have just come home from the hospital, are recovering from surgery, need care for a chronic illness or simply wish to remai

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Arthritis Helpers

Arthritis Helpers

The Arthritis Foundation makes it easy for you to find top-quality gadgets and tools to help make your everyday activities more comfortable. Its Ease-of-Use Commendation is a label much like the

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Canes Are Hip!

Canes Are Hip!

A cane can greatly improve your balance as you walk, serving as a constant companion or simply as a helpful tool while you recuperate from an injury or recent surgery. While you may have seen canes

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Decorating Your Mobility Scooter

Decorating Your Mobility Scooter

If you use a mobility scooter, consider adding a touch of your own personal style to it with decorative accessories. Doing so makes your "ride" easier to identify when you've parked it outside of a

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Advice For Seniors

Advice For Seniors

Q: We moved to a mobile home retirement community seven years ago and are happy here. However, the monthly maintenance fees have doubled, and we are concerned about future increases. We live on S

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Treating Hearing Loss

Treating Hearing Loss

According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated one-third of the people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 75 and close to one-half of those older than 75 have some degree

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Don't Be A Target

Don't Be A Target

Scam artists are smart, capable criminals. They target the elderly because that age group possesses a combination of characteristics that make them ideal victims. The best way to avoid scams is to

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Twitter Is The New Way To Communicate

Twitter Is The New Way To Communicate

Some people like to talk. And talk. And talk a little more. So when social media sites like Facebook started growing in popularity, some people's statuses grew longer, as well. Twitter was one of t

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Discounted Drugs

Discounted Drugs

I want to tell you about a shocking encounter I had recently at my local Rite Aid pharmacy. But first, a little background information. For years, my doctor has prescribed two preventive-type medi

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Viaticals

Viaticals

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