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Signs Assisted Living is the Right Option

Have you noticed any of these warning signs with your elderly parent?

Physical changes such as the way he or she walks, extreme weight loss and weight gain or a decline in personal hygiene may be one of the first indications of a problem. Is […]

April 13th, 2015|Blog, Caregivers, featured post, T1: Everyone|0 Comments

Inside the Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimer’s Disease

This 4-minute captioned video shows the intricate mechanisms involved in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in the brain.

Source: National Institute On Aging.
About the Senior Citizens Bureau
The Senior Citizens Bureau (SCB) was found in 1998 and is a national, non-profit community resource for the elderly, children […]

November 20th, 2014|Alzheimer's Disease, Brain Health, Caregivers, T2: Members Only, Video Library|Comments Off on Inside the Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimer’s Disease

Preventing Falls

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Preventing Falls and Fractures
A simple fall can change your life. Just ask any of the thousands of older men and women who fall […]

October 20th, 2014|Caregivers, Health Journals, T1: Everyone|0 Comments

Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know

Where can you get reliable information on vitamins, minerals, and other dietary supplements? Wonder which ones might or might not be good for you, and which are safe to take? This 2-minute video tells you where you can find answers to your questions. It features […]

Long-Term Care: Choosing the Right Place

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Many of us hope to stay in our homes as we grow older. Often we are able to do that. But later in life—usually […]

September 29th, 2014|Caregivers, Health Journals, T2: Members Only|0 Comments

Healthy Vision Tip: Know Your Family History

Talk to your family members about their eye health history. It’s important to know if anyone has been diagnosed with an eye disease, since many are hereditary. This will help to determine if you are at higher risk for developing an eye disease yourself.

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Foot Care

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When we are in love we may be “swept off our feet.” When we don’t want to do something, we are said to […]

Living With Low Vision – How You Can Help

This video highlights how to determine if someone is having vision problems; where to turn for information and assistance; and how to address the depression, anxiety, and confusion people with vision loss often experience.

Original Source: National Eye Institute, NIH
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Caregive Tips for Long-Term Care

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Choosing the right place
Many of us hope to stay in our homes as we grow older. Often we are able to do that. […]