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Very interesting study with Children and Seniors. Let’s see more like this!

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Could this be the future of Senior Communities?  We love outside the box thinking when it comes to improving the lives of our Seniors and what a great experience for the kids.

Old Peoples Home for 4 Year Olds: The Experiment

The amazing outcome of The Old People's Home For 4 Year Olds…

Posted by Channel 4 on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Isolated and Lonely: How Can We Avoid This?

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Overcoming loneliness and isolation: perspectives of the Longevity Explorers a group of Seniors. How do you avoid becoming isolated and lonely as you get older? Are there things you can do to help prevent this?

Source: Isolated and Lonely: How Can We Avoid This?

Understand Alzheimer’s Disease in 3 Minutes

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Video describes the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease—how it damages the brain and how it affects behavior—in a simple, clear way that anybody can understand. Every family caregiver should watch this to better understand what is happening with their loved one.

 

Caring through the hurt: Experts tell how to cope when elderly parents’ behavior worsens 

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Great article for those dealing with loved ones exhibiting difficult behaviors. Caring for someone is hard enough as is.

 

Source: Caring through the hurt: Experts tell how to cope when elderly parents’ behavior worsens 

Barbara, the whole story

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Very helpful insight as to what it is like for someone with Dementia.  Created by nurses at Guy’s and St Thomas’ to raise awareness of dementia among staff, Barbara’s Story is a series of 6 films which has changed attitudes to dementia in hospitals across the world.

 

60 Minutes – Following a couple from diagnosis to the final stages of Alzheimer’s

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Heartbreaking journey to watch this family over the course of 10 years.  So many lessons for us all including the importance of early communication and support for the caregivers.

Source: Following a couple from diagnosis to the final stages of Alzheimer’s

Elderly Driving Statistics | LoveToKnow

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Please make sure to assess your loved one’s ability to safely drive. Great alternatives out there to support Seniors and make sure everyone stays safe.

 

Source: Elderly Driving Statistics | LoveToKnow

Warn Your Aging Parents: Vicious Phone Scammers May Call, Posing As The IRS

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Personally warn your aging parents about this old, but relentless scam: someone posing as an IRS agent makes a threatening call, saying money is owed, pay now. Your loved one is intimidated and sends money to the scammer. They catch our aging loved ones off guard. It’s vicious. You can alert them.

Source: Warn Your Aging Parents: Vicious Phone Scammers May Call, Posing As The IRS

AARP Invests $60M in the Dementia Discovery Fund to Kick-Start its ‘Disrupt Dementia’ Campaign

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“By 2030, there are projected to be 82 million people suffering from dementia” This is a great start to help support our future seniors, their families and our caregivers. Thanks AARP and all those that contributed.

Source: AARP Invests $60M in the Dementia Discovery Fund to Kick-Start its ‘Disrupt Dementia’ Campaign

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