Indoor Gardening Ideas for Seniors

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Gardening outdoors is lovely when the weather cooperates, but there are many circumstances in which it’s less than ideal: during the sweltering days of summer, when the mosquitos come out to play, when local wildlife decides to chomp on your carefully nursed plants . . . Plus, when you garden indoors, you don’t have to …
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How to Stay Cool in Florida

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It’s easy to understand why so many people flock to Florida in their sunset years: an abundance of sunny days, mild winters, affordability, tax benefits, outdoor activities, plenty of resources for retirees, and much more. But summers in Florida are undeniably hot. Actually, spring and fall are often quite balmy as well! So if you’re planning to …
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Symptoms to Look for After a Fall

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When you’re in your golden years, you know that taking fall safety seriously is essential. You may see a lot of information about fall prevention, but do you know what to do after a fall occurs? Learn the symptoms to look for after a fall, so you can seek medical attention if you need it.
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Brain Fitness for Seniors

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You’ve heard of a summer body, but what about a summer brain? Working on your fitness means more than hitting the gym every once in a while. Brain fitness for seniors should also an essential priority for those in their golden years.
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Why Do People Retire to Florida?

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Everybody knows that Florida is one of the most popular states for retirees. But why do people retire to Florida? Do a little research, and you’ll find plenty of reasons to spend your retirement in the Sunshine State.
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How to Talk to Someone with Dementia

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If you have a loved one with dementia, you may feel a little anxious about visiting them, especially if you’ve never known someone with the condition before now. Learning how to talk to someone with dementia may feel intimidating, but as long as you focus on making good memories together, you’ll have a wonderful time …
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What Are the Stages of Dementia?

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Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with dementia? A dementia diagnosis can be frightening, but understanding the condition can give you the information you need to handle it well. What are the stages of dementia?
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Signs of a Mini Stroke

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Mini strokes aren’t a small matter. While they don’t cause the damage that a full-fledged stroke can, there’s no reason to dismiss them. Because these events can serve as a warning sign that a stroke may be coming, being able to recognize the signs of a mini stroke has the potential to save lives.
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Gifts for People with Dementia

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With Mother’s Day and Father’s Day on the horizon, you might be wondering what sorts of gifts to buy loved ones who suffer from memory loss. Obviously, you want to find a gift that will bring them comfort and joy and avoid anything that might lead to frustration or confusion. In addition, you may wish …
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What Causes Brain Fog?

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It’s normal to have days when you feel a little foggy or confused occasionally. But if it happens frequently, you might be dealing with brain fog. What causes brain fog, and what can you do about it?
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