Aging Answers

Aging Answers

Documenting Healthcare Choices Puts You in Charge

In her role as a nurse practitioner at Hospice of the Western Reserve, Sarah Blowers helps individuals with advanced illness communicate personal healthcare choices. In this article, she explains why

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Is Community Living Right for Your Elderly Parent?

Caring for an older mother or father can be a challenge, both physically and mentally. But if the parent lives in a continuing care retirement community, the stress of caregiving

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Protection from Common Scams Affecting Seniors

Sadly, financial abuse of seniors is not uncommon. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, more than 2 million senior citizens are affected by financial abuse. It is the

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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