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National Date Your Mate Month: How Love and Remarriage Affect Seniors and Their Adult Children

Dating and remarrying later in life doesn’t necessarily get easier as you age. Here’s what seniors (and their adult children) should know as they’re considering remarrying or cohabitating.

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Stay Patient with Your Senior Loved Ones During the Holidays

Patience is a virtue, and sometimes the capacity to accept or tolerate the behaviors of a senior becomes overwhelming. It’s extremely important, though, to treat a loved one with respect while at the same time letting go of your frustrations. Here are a few tips on how to do that.

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National Family Caregivers Month: Ways to Say Thanks To Your Protectors

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time when seniors can show how much they appreciate the heroes and protectors who watch over them on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis. Here are several ideas on things you can do to help prevent caregiver stress, fatigue and burnout.

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Fluffy or Fido: Finding The Perfect Dog For Your Senior’s Lifestyle

Countless studies have shown the benefits that can come from seniors owning a pet – from lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels to combatting loneliness and depression. Explore our recommendations on the right breed, size and age that will work best for your senior loved ones in the community in which they live.

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From Downsizing to Rightsizing: A Practical Guide to Parting With Possessions But Not Memories

Moving can be stressful at any age because of the hassle of packing — but most importantly the need to downsize. Getting rid of valuables that you’ve accumulated over the years can be quite an emotional hurdle. Rightsizing, though, brings a new life to your belongings and gives you the freedom to enjoy your golden years.

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