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5 Ways to Use Your Life Insurance Policy to Pay for Retirement

The cost of senior care can be extremely daunting for retirees. According to Assisted Living, independent living can cost anywhere from $1,500 to $4,00 a month, while residing in assisted living facilities has an average cost of $3,500 to $10,500 a month. While most people view life insurance as a way to care for their loved ones after... ❯❯❯

4 Ways to Boost and Maintain Mental Health in Seniors

Have you ever wondered how some seniors seem to be much sharper and happier than their peers? Well, the answer is a multifaceted one. Everything from an individual’s genetics and lifestyle to their natural disposition and overall life experiences plays a role. Although we cannot change our past or genetics, there are proven ways to not... ❯❯❯

6 Ways To Manage Mobility Issues In Older Adults

6 Ways To Manage Mobility Issues In Older AdultsBody mobility is crucial to your quality of life. Being free to move and do mild to intensive physical activities allows you to stay active and productive. However, your body changes as you grow older, affecting your movements. Muscles, bones, and joints may weaken, limiting things you can do.  While aging is inevitable, there are many... ❯❯❯

Acupuncture For Seniors: 7 Things To Know

Acupuncture For Seniors: 7 Things To KnowAs people age, they sometimes forget about things, even what their bodies can do. And often subject their body to rigorous activities and exercises, making them feel sore and pains.   As you age, your body begins to feel different. Your bones may not be as dense and strong, and your muscles may get tight. This may cause pain in your... ❯❯❯

A Guide to Staying Healthy While Caring for the Elderly

Caring for an elderly person can take an emotional and physical toll on you, and you might quickly find that you are in poorer health than you were before you became a carer. However, this shouldn’t mean you have to suffer. To ensure that you can stay healthy while you are caring for the elderly, here is what you should do. Look at... ❯❯❯

Designing a Safe Environment for Seniors Living Alone Using 3D Interior Rendering Services

The modern term for older people living on their own as opposed to with family or in retirement homes is the rather alien-sounding term "aging in place". What the term refers to is people who choose to stay in their own homes as they grow older. This is the unfortunate result of western society's glorification of the individual. So, now... ❯❯❯

How to Prepare Your Home for Elderly Family Members

How to Prepare Your Home for Elderly Family MembersSource: Making suitable home adjustments for older individuals can be a bit stressful. Not everyone lives out all their days in an ideal condition; it's your duty to make their living arrangements as convenient, peaceful, and comfortable as possible. That is why we have... ❯❯❯

Understanding Your Medicare Coverage Options

Understanding Your Medicare Coverage OptionsMedicare is designed to help people stay on top of their health-related expenses as they age, especially after they retire and stop receiving employer-sponsored coverage. With so many options and different components, navigating the Medicare system and enrolling in a plan can seem complicated. The good news is that understanding this... ❯❯❯

What are the early warning signs of scabies?

Scabies is a common skin condition which is caused by a mite called Sarcoptes scabiei. These microscopic parasites burrow into the outer layers of the skin and lay eggs, causing an intense itching sensation and other symptoms like rashes and sores. The early warning signs of scabies include an intense itchiness or burning sensation... ❯❯❯

The Five Most Addictive Prescription Drugs: The Ones To Watch

Many of us fall into the trap that prescription drugs are good for us. And while, of course, they are if taken following a doctor’s instructions, they can get addictive if you don’t follow such orders. And you’d be surprised by how many people do go off piste when it comes to taking their medication. Prescription drug addiction is more... ❯❯❯

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