Care Benefits for Veterans and Surviving Spouses

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As you age, long term care costs can add up quite quickly costing you and your family a huge dent in your income. However, what many veterans and their surviving spouses don’t know, are the benefits that they are entitled to for long term care needs.

5 Summer Health Tips to Help You Beat the Heat

pexels-photo-29724With summer in nearly full force and increasing temperatures on the way, it’s important to be reminded of the dangers that these fun-filled summer months can bring. Whether you are a senior or are caring for an aging family member, it is vital to be aware of the dangers that can occur and make sure that proper precautions are taken to protect your loved one.

Bicycling Benefits for Parkinson’s Patients

asphalt-1867328_1280Parkinson’s disease might not be treatable, but recent studies have found that there’s a simple way to reduce early onset symptoms while slowing the stages through bicycling.

Holiday Blues

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As the holiday season approaches it is common to expect a feeling of joy to erupt among your loved ones. However for some, the holidays bring a sense of loneliness and depression, better yet known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

6 Benefits of Senior Citizens Entering the Digital Era

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While some seniors might feel that adapting to the newest trends in technology is unnecessary, the fact of the matter is that there has never been a more beneficial time to reap the benefits of this growing world. To show you, we have compiled the top 6 benefits of seniors using the internet and how to get started.

The Reality of Children with a Sensory Disorder and How You Can Help

pexels-photo-133411Sensory Processing Disorder is a condition where one’s brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes through their senses. This could include hypersensitivity to light, sound, even certain smells and the way things feel. Although many SPD cases are in connection with other disorders such as ADHD or Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders can be diagnosed on its own making it an invisible disability many can’t see.

15 Caregiver Facts

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The role of caregiving in America is a growing position that is essential in our society but one that goes unnoticed and under appreciated. 

Hippotherapy

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According to recent studies, in today’s world those with disabilities tend to take the more traditional route of therapies and treatments specially designed for their specific diagnoses. This could include physical, occupational even speech and language therapy depending on the clients disability. However there is one unconventional equine therapy that ties all of these treatments into one that someone with a disability, cognitive or physical, could use to help improve their way of life. That treatment is called Hippotherapy.

7 Disaster Preparedness Tips

disaster2.1With another storm season in the midst, it’s vital that everyone in your household is prepared for any type of disaster that may come your way, especially for the elderly.

Pokemon Go: life changing benefits for those with Autism

pokemongo“Life-changing” and a “miracle” are what some parents are calling the new mobile application, Pokémon go. Although the effects have yet to be studied, some are finding this virtual reality one that is changing the lives of their children forever by encouraging those with autism to socialize and interact with others.