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Sex In Nursing Homes Is Still Taboo For Many

Education can help normalize the idea that sexual interaction is part of being human, and that extends to older adults, even the very old.

Aging parents with adult children.

How to Handle the Realization That Your Parents Are Aging

It’s a hard reality to face, but reality it is. Your parents are aging. They are on their way to “being old.”

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Technology Can Boost Care for Seniors and Offer Caregivers Peace of Mind

How to help their parents understand that technology is not only easy to use but doesn’t have to be intrusive.

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Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Older adults comprise 13 percent of the population but account for 34 percent of all prescription medicine use and 30 percent of all over-the-counter medicine use.

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Wearable Tech Device Helps Aging Adults Hear Better in Groups

See how wearable hearing devices help aging adults in group settings because of background noise.

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Law Attorney Answers Questions on End-of-Life Care and Legal Affairs

Many elder care problems faced by families can be avoided by consulting an attorney before their loved one needs any form of care.

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How Virtual Reality Goggles Can Help Seniors

Virtual reality technology can immerse older adults in a three-dimensional environment that transports them to exotic places without having to leave home.

Playing chess with Grandpa.

Should You Take Your Kids to Visit Grandma at the Nursing Home?

Do you have a relative who has moved into a nursing home recently? Here’s what to consider before the children visit.

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Discussing Future Living Arrangements with Aging Parents

When is the right time to talk with your parents about where they want to live in their old age, and how you can help?

Susan Hodges and A Breach of Trust

Guardianship: How Seniors and Their Finances Can Be Legally Hijacked

A legal process called guardianship can put companies in charge of an elder’s living arrangements, finances, and assets, robbing them of quality of life.