Aging Answers

Aging Answers

2017 Editions Aging Answers Health June 2017 Magazine

9 Ways Hospice Helps Family Caregivers

The most common statement I hear from former hospice families is, “Gee, I wish we had turned to hospice sooner.” Although each of us is mortal, death and dying are not something we spend much time thinking about. We’re too busy living day to day. read more

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2017 Editions Ages & Stages Aging Answers Featured Health June 2017 Parenting

Make your Child’s Sleepover at their Grandparents’ House a Dreamy Success

The time will come, whether you are ready or not, when Grandma and Grandpa will ask if your precious child can sleep over. Even for experienced parents, the mere thought of your child not sleeping in his or her own cozy bed causes anxiety. However, with the right preparation, everyone can be set up for success. Here are some personal and legal tips to make sure everyone is ready for that sleepover. read more

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2017 Editions Ages & Stages Aging Answers April 2017 Featured Health Magazine Parenting

Make the Visit to a Grandparent’s Residential Facility a Positive Experience for Kids

The reality for many grandchildren is that visits to grandpa or grandma occur within a nursing or residential facility. When family members need special care and reside in a nursing home, it can be a struggle to engage children during a visit. read more

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2017 Editions Ages & Stages Aging Answers April 2017 Health Magazine

Intergenerational Living is Becoming a New Trend

What happens when you pair two generations together? This is being answered across the U.S. and right here in Northeast Ohio with intergenerational living. Some senior facilities have already combined services with an on-campus daycare facility, which gives preschoolers and residents an opportunity to do activities together. ...
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Aging Answers Health Parenting

Tell Older Loved Ones ‘Don’t Fall for Me’ this Valentine’s Day

The Ohio Department of Aging is encouraging kids to tell their grandparents, aunts, uncles and other relatives “Don’t fall for me” this Valentine’s Day as part of its STEADY U Ohio fall prevention program. Download free printable Valentines and more. ...
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2017 Editions Aging Answers February 2017 Health Magazine

Help Your Aging Loved One Manage Finances while Minimizing Stress

Caregivers are almost inevitably called upon to participate in the planning and management of a loved one’s financial future. While no single process can help everyone work through this delicate and complicated task, there are some steps caregivers can take to reduce uncertainty and lessen the effects of a crisis. read more

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2017 Editions Aging Answers February 2017 Health Magazine

Aging Answers Resource Directory

There are many area agencies that provide services as well as volunteer opportunities. Here are some resources for seniors and caregivers. read more

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2017 Editions Aging Answers February 2017 Health Magazine

Planning for the Unexpected

What would happen to your family and financial affairs if you suddenly became incapacitated? If you don’t know the answer, you could be subjecting your family to the unnecessary heartache, complications, and expense of a guardianship. read more

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