August 19, 2014
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The 40-70 Rule Talking with Aging Parents

The 40-70 Rule?  It’s a concept to help adult children have “the talk” with their parents about difficult choices they will encounter as they age. The […]
July 30, 2014
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Sandwich Generation Resources

What the heck is the Sandwich Generation?  According to the Pew Research Center, currently just over 1 of every 8 Americans aged 40 to 60 is […]
June 19, 2014
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Doll Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

Doll therapy for Alzheimer’s? A baby doll for an Alzheimer’s disease sufferer seems an unlikely gift idea, right?  Think again. A ninth grader in Paris, Arkansas, […]
June 13, 2014
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Hurricane Preparedness for Seniors

Hurricane preparedness for seniors here in southern Louisiana is critical.  Of course being ready for hurricane season is important for anyone living in this part of […]
June 6, 2014
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Making Home Safer for Seniors

Making home safer for seniors is a major concern.  Of course folks typically want to remain in their homes as they age. But what would you […]
May 19, 2014
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Seniors-Social Media Romance Is Blossoming

  The seniors-social media relationship can be fraught with peril. “You are SUCH a good granddaughter LOL” might really make a person wonder just what Granny […]
May 7, 2014
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The Senior Worker Is Changing Aging

Before she was a Client Services Representative for the Baton Rouge Home Instead franchise, Carla was a little girl with a special pal. They made friends […]
April 30, 2014
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Alzheimer’s Celebrity Champions Inspire Us

People magazine proclaimed Bradly Cooper “Sexiest Man Alive” in 2011.  Once glance will affirm that he is what my daughter calls “eye candy.”  But what I […]
April 28, 2014

Dementia Apps

“There’s an app for that!”–even when it comes to helping people with dementia. In the post “Five Good Apps for Dementia Sufferers,” Will Green lists his […]
April 23, 2014
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Caregiver Distress Signals

Caregiver distress? As a family caregiver, you have to come to terms with the fact that there is never enough time.  Never enough money.  Frustration can […]