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Helping a Senior, Parent Their Grandchildren

Marlene's Story: Marlene, 63, had been taking care of her grandchildren for several months. Her daughter was having problems, including an abusive relationship. Children's Aid...

3 Things a Financial Advisor Does to Improve Financial Health

Many aren't sure what a financial advisor does or are afraid to ask. That is apparent when you look at the statistics of North...

Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver is stressful in so many ways, to the point that caregivers eventually burnout from the work. It's hard on you physically,...

Caregiving for Those With Schizophrenia

Caregivers for those with schizophrenia are reaching a breaking point in many countries. The average age of a caregiver for someone with schizophrenia is...

Music Can Help Those With Dementia

We've long known that music can affect our moods, enhancing happiness or making us feel sad. But music is also a useful therapy tool...

Age Gracefully With 7 Things You Already Know!

No matter how old we are or aren't, we often think about aging and how to age gracefully. It's part of human nature. A...

Can Your Medications Cause Falls?

Many of us take medication as we age but do we check to see if this medication may make us prone to falling? Older...

Grapes – Can They Aid in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s?

Recently, there have been several studies done on whether or not grapes can aid in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Scientists have tested people...

How to Prevent the Abuse of Seniors

Preventing the abuse of seniors involves learning about how it is accomplished and recognizing it when you see it happening. Just as with any...

Telling Your Children That Their Grandparent Has Dementia

Children are often bewildered and upset when a grandparent becomes ill. Telling your children that their grandparent has dementia can be difficult, especially if...