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Are You Bored? Is Your Mom?

Are You Bored? Is Your Mom?

There are no two ways about it: caring for an aging loved one raises levels of mental health risk. Whether it’s because of elevated chronic stress, witnessing a loved one deteriorate, or isolation and boredom (yes, you’re allowed to say that it can be boring at...

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Financial Abuse of Seniors: A Growing Problem

Financial Abuse of Seniors: A Growing Problem

Learn to identify the warning signs of financial abuse in elderly. A new neighbor moves in next door to a senior who lives alone. The new neighbor strikes up a friendship with the senior – bringing over home-baked goodies, accompanying her on shopping trips, calling...

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Why Socializing is Crucial to Your Aging Parent’s Health

Why Socializing is Crucial to Your Aging Parent’s Health

Remember your first day of kindergarten? Or the first time you stepped off the bus to camp, surrounded by strangers who seemed to know each other, but were all new to you? For most of us, such memories are tinged with apprehension, awkwardness and fear of rejection....

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