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Technology and the Lives of Seniors                          

November 1, 2019

Ways Technology Can Improve the Lives of Seniors In the past, older adults have shied away from technology but with the advances and convenience, they are becoming more accepting and using it more than ever before. According to a study published by the Wallstreet...

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Benefits of Exercise for the Elderly

September 10, 2019

Exercise for the Elderly: Top 10 Benefits Regular physical activity is very advantageous for elderly adults. Moderate daily exercise helps achieve significant health benefits which are reaped even if the physical activity is not strenuous. According to the Centers for...

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Silver Alert!

Silver Alert! Silver Alerts are a type of notification system in the United States that broadcasts information to the community about missing persons. Modeled after the well-known Amber Alert system, that notifies the public about missing children, the Silver Alert is...

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Senior Proofing your Home

August 9, 2019

Senior Proofing your Home Every year, many older Americans are injured in and around their homes. Approximately 1.4 million people aged 65 and older are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year for injuries associated with consumer products, according to the U.S....

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Alzheimer’s Disease

July 5, 2019

Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease, also known as “senile dementia”, is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. With roughly 3 million cases in the United States each year, it is quite common among...

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Medical Alert Systems

June 27, 2019

Babies constantly fall when learning to walk. Little kids trip over their growing feet. Teens and young adults tumble when playing sports. It’s a fact that people stumble and fall all the time. Falls account for nearly one-third of all non-fatal injuries in the U.S....

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Veterans Benefits

March 5, 2019

Maryland born novelist, Tom Clancy said, “The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is...

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Sundowners Syndrome

February 1, 2016

Sundowners Syndrome: Recognizing and Managing Sundowner’s This article was found on the activity connection website; By Ava M. Stinnett and was retyped as helpful information for visitors of the Golden Crest website Daylight savings time (DST) was first...

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