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Top 5 Memory Games for Seniors

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A certain degree of memory loss or forgetfulness is typically a normal part of aging—but this shouldn’t be confused with a disease like Alzheimer’s, which would usually result in much more than simple forgetfulness. To help offset or improve this age-related forgetfulness in an aging adult, some games and activities can help keep the mind […]

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What Is Assisted Living with Memory Care?

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There are several living arrangements for seniors, including assisted or independent living, memory care, and respite care. Between assisted living and memory care, there tends to be quite a bit of crossover. This article explores the difference between assisted living and memory care and some of the overlaps in care between them. We’re also looking […]

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How Social Connections Keep Seniors Healthy

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The Importance of Social Health Fostering relationships is essential for healthy living. Even people who feel comfortable living independently can suffer from loneliness. Older adults have a greater risk of social isolation. Almost ⅓ of adults 45 and older feel lonely, and nearly ¼ of adults 65 and older are considered isolated. Sadly, the health […]

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Treating Malnutrition in Elderly

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Recognizing Malnutrition Risks Malnutrition in seniors is underrecognized and undertreated. In the US, more than $51 billion is spent annually on health care costs associated with disease-related malnutrition in older adults. Many factors contribute to increased risks in elderly populations, from limited resources to health conditions. How do lifestyle and community affect nutrition? What can […]

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Can Senior Citizens Defer Property Taxes in Texas?

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Taxes for Senior Homeowners Finance planning is important at any age, but senior citizens have unique considerations. Managing property finances and taxes can burden seniors and their families financially. Whether seniors are downsizing into an independent community, assisted living, or other lifestyle options, having a plan can make your choices more comfortable. So what options […]

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