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5 Ways Family Caregivers Can Prepare for Hurricane Season

Careful Planning Tips for Hurricane Season - Hurricane season began on June 1, and experts are predicting an extremely active season for 2013. Already we've had one named storm hit the east coast. Devastating storm systems in the Midwest also remind us that we need to be prepared for extreme weather emergencies -- especially when it comes to caring for seniors with medical needs and limited mobility.

5 Benefits of Technology to Share with Seniors and Their Caregivers

Impact your clients’ quality of life by sharing these five technological solutions that may help to keep seniors healthy, safe and socially connected while making caregiving tasks less stressful for their family members.

Scam Targets Seniors’ Love of Their Grandchildren

One con game that is reaping devastating consequences throughout North America tugs at the heart strings of what is dearest to many older adults: their grandchildren. As such, the con often is referred to as the "Grandparent Scam" or "Emergency Scam."

Discuss Statin Safety Label Changes With Your Senior’s Doctor

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a caution that statins may be associated with cognitive problems and memory loss. So how do you and your senior loved one react? The best approach might be to call your senior’s doctor.

Prevention Is Best Way to Reduce Fall Risks

Falls are among the leading causes of death and injury in the older population. But families can greatly reduce the risks of accidents by ensuring that their older loved ones have the proper medical care and support.

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