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September is Healthy Aging Month!

September is Healthy Aging® Month, an annual observance aimed at focusing national attention on the positive aspects of growing older… a chance to encourage us to take personal responsibility for our health… physically, socially, mentally....

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Signs It’s Time To Consider In-Home Care

As we age, we may be aware that we have additional mental and physical limitations. However, we might not always realize how pronounced those limitations have become. At a certain point, you may need to consider care options for someone you love....

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Why Dementia Patients May Benefit From In-Home Care

Although Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the nation, it's a diagnosis that no one is fully prepared to receive. Because there are so many types of dementia and so much that we don't know about these conditions, it can be...

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VA Cutting Home Care Benefits

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — At age 20, Rita Stasiak, of Elizabeth Township, served as a Navy meteorologist during the Vietnam War. Today, afflicted with Parkinson’s, she is confined to a special chair, 24-7, with VA-provided home health care 35 hours...

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Tips For Easy Living

Great Planning Tips For Comfortable Retirement Living Many people look toward retirement with mixed feelings. There is the anticipation and excitement of no longer having to stick to a set schedule. However, there may be some trepidation about...

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When Family Members Feud Over Power of Attorney

Designating someone to act on your behalf using a power of attorney (POA) document is a serious decision. While POA can be given to anyone, individuals usually choose a trusted family member to handle the responsibly of making health and/or...

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