PEOPLE'S CARE BLOG

Energy Alert: 6 Low Impact Exercises for Seniors

One of the joys of getting older is that exercise gets easier. When we’re young, we may need to do vigorous activities to see a difference. But as we get older, even gentle, low-impact exercises can have an immediate impact on our well-being. Simply bringing your awareness to the way you move can transform a…

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PETS + CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

Having a child with autism can keep you busy: doctor’s appointments, therapies, IEP meetings, and more. And then there are the daily challenges of parenting a child with autism. You have plenty to keep you busy – and, yet, at some point, you may have asked yourself, “Should we get a pet? Or would that…

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Communicating with Those Affected by Alzheimer’s or Dementia

One of the most challenging aspects of diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s is that they affect communication. The loss of memories can cause extreme emotional stress, which is only exacerbated by social barriers that block out human contact when it’s needed most. Fortunately, there are some ways to help keep us connected when communication becomes…

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Undiscovered Benefits for Senior Veterans

Millions of elderly U.S. veterans are unaware that they qualify for benefits that could supplement their monthly incomes by hundreds of dollars. In fact, one study showed that 69 percent of senior-citizen veterans haven’t learned about benefits that could potentially make a huge difference in quality of life. If you’re a veteran aged 65 or…

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8 Tips for Happy, Healthy Aging

Aging is a beautiful (and inevitable) part of life. Enjoying your golden years comes down to two things: taking care of yourself physically and mentally, and living in the present. Here are some tips for living well at any age—after all; it’s just a number, right?   Don’t quit: Some people, as they age, give…

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