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National Senior Citizens Day

August 1, 2021

National Senior Citizens Day In 1988 President Ronald Reagan signed a document, titled Proclamation 5847, declaring August 21st National Senior Citizens Day. Every year since its creation, this day has been reserved to honor the contributions of senior citizens and to...

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Assisted Living Jobs

July 1, 2021

Assisted Living Jobs Did you know that Healthcare and assisted living jobs are one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), “Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15 percent...

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Dementia

June 1, 2021

Dementia Fifty million people throughout the world have dementia which equals one new case every three seconds. In the United States alone, there are almost six million people living with dementia and that number is predicted to triple to sixteen million people by...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May 7, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month   May is Mental Health Awareness month. Beginning in the United States in 1949, the Mental Health America (MHA) organization wanted to educate the public, raise awareness, and reduce the stigma associated with mental health...

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Signs of Glaucoma

April 13, 2021

Signs of Glaucoma Approximately 3 million Americans have glaucoma but because there are not many signs of glaucoma only about half are aware of their condition. It is one of the leading causes of blindness for people over the age of 60. Also, 75% of those who are...

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Women’s History Month

March 15, 2021

Women’s History Month March is Women’s History Month! This celebration in the United States traces back to 1911 with International Women’s Day. Now, the entire month of March is dedicated to honoring women’s contributions in American history. We all have special...

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American Heart Month

February 8, 2021

American Heart Month February is associated with love, flowers, chocolate, cupid, and hearts because the 14th is Valentine’s Day. However, February is also American Heart Month sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA). This campaign is an attempt to motivate...

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Memory Loss

January 7, 2021

Memory Loss: Ways You Can Boost Brain Health for Seniors   As we age, we all notice some changes in our ability to remember things. Maybe you have walked into another room and cannot remember why. Perhaps you have trouble trying to recall a familiar name or word...

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Gifts for Elderly

December 8, 2020

Gifts for Elderly Holiday Gift Ideas for Senior Citizens It is the most wonderful time of the year! The festive lights and decorations, spending time with friends and family, the smell of cookies baking in the oven, but it can also be stressful trying to find the...

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The Twindemic & the Elderly

November 12, 2020

The Twindemic & the Elderly COVID and Flu Season The entire world has been struggling for over eight months to combat COVID-19, the Coronavirus, which is an infectious disease that attacks the respiratory system including the nose, sinuses, or upper throat. Now,...

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