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New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors in 2012

It’s never too late to start a New Year’s resolution!

We recently came across a list of New Year’s resolutions for senior citiziens.  They are designed to help you maintain your physical and mental health, improve your social life and help you live a happier and fuller life. 

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Hearing Impared Elders – Good Tips on Communication

If you have an elder that is one of the 23 percent of folks with some degree of hearing loss, you may want to try these top ten tips when trying to communicate with them. There are many things that can frustrate an elder, but not being able to understand what someone is saying to them due to hearing loss is right at the top of the list.

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Flu Season Public Service Announcement

As an elder care provider in the Boston area, we are concerned about the flu. It’s that time of year again. We’ve had many home care clients, caregivers, and families asking us how to prevent and avoid the flu.

There are some great ideas on the CDC website: CDC Flu Website

and on the Health and Human Services website: Health and Human Services Flu.Gov

Here’s another approach to avoiding the flu (video is from the Dept.

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