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Talking Sex with Your Senior Parent

By superadmin | Nov 9, 2011 | Comments Off on Talking Sex with Your Senior Parent

www.blessingsforseniors.com With aging comes change, and sexual function is one part of that change. Though the senior body may not function exactly the way it used to, seniors can and should enjoy the intimacies and pleasures of closeness with another person. The physical changes that seniors experience don’t have to mean that intercourse and intimacy…

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Tip of the Day-Preventing Falls

By superadmin | Nov 9, 2011 | Comments Off on Tip of the Day-Preventing Falls

www.blessingsforseniors.com About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Wear shoes that give good support and have thin non-slip soles. Avoid wearing slippers and athletic shoes with deep treads. www.blessingsforseniors.com

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Fall Prevention

By superadmin | Nov 7, 2011 | Comments Off on Fall Prevention

www.blessingsforseniors.com Exercise is one of the most important ways to reduce your chances of falling. It makes you stronger and helps you feel better. Exercises that improve balance and coordination (like Tai Chi) are the most helpful. What are your favorite exercises? www.blessingsforseniors.com

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Tip of the Day

By superadmin | Nov 6, 2011 | Comments Off on Tip of the Day

www.blessingsforseniors.com  Tips for caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s: Eliminate clutter, noise, glare and too much background noise. What tips have you found to work in your care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s? www.blessingsforseniors.com  

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Hospital Discharges-What You Need to Know

By superadmin | Nov 2, 2011 | Comments Off on Hospital Discharges-What You Need to Know

www.blessingsforseniors.com Upon being discharged from the hospital, many patients believe that the toughest part of their recovery is behind them. However, in reality, it usually means the beginning of a new routine in a person’s health care – one that involves more organization, effort, and awareness. A patient’s discharge from the hospital is a critical…

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Blessings! has a NEW LOOK!

By superadmin | Oct 31, 2011 | Comments Off on Blessings! has a NEW LOOK!

www.blessingsforseniors.com Blessings! For Seniors has been working hard the last several months to create a new look. Our new website is now available for viewing. We have found most websites today, including our old site, try to do too much and as a result are cluttered and confusing. We decided to take a minimalist approach, providing the basic…

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A Helping Hand, Paid on Commission-Internet Referral Services

By superadmin | Oct 22, 2011 | Comments Off on A Helping Hand, Paid on Commission-Internet Referral Services

www.blessingsforseniors.com Contributed By PAULA SPAN Let’s say you are wading into the deep water. You think your parent or another older relative needs more care, perhaps at home, perhaps in an assisted living facility or other residence. You don’t know where to turn, which places or agencies to consider. Online, you find a referral service…

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Veterans Benefits – Are You Missing Out?

By superadmin | Oct 20, 2011 | Comments Off on Veterans Benefits – Are You Missing Out?

www.blessingsforseniors.com The total veteran population in the United States has reached nearly 23 million, with almost 40 percent of those over the age of 65 (www.va.gov, 2011).  When compared to every other country in the world, the United States offers the most comprehensive benefits system for assisting veterans, yet only about 36 percent of veterans…

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Baby Boomers Are Decidedly Saving More

By superadmin | Oct 17, 2011 | Comments Off on Baby Boomers Are Decidedly Saving More

    What will retirement be like for the Baby Boomer generation? Known for a spendthrift attitude of  “live for today” and not a frugal “save for tomorrow” mindset, many baby boomers have not saved for retirement. Therefore, they feel they are not in a comfortable long-term financial position. According to a March 2011 Associated…

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What Senior Men Can Do About “Male Menopause”

By superadmin | Oct 13, 2011 | Comments Off on What Senior Men Can Do About “Male Menopause”

    Usually when people talk about hormonal changes, the spotlight is on women and menopause. However, as men age, they experience a “male menopause” or “andropause” – a decline in their testosterone hormone levels. Beginning at age 30, men lose testosterone at a rate of 1% per year. Even though this is gradual, by…

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