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What to Do When an Aging Parent Won't Accept Help

A common challenge family caregivers face is finding ways to assist a senior loved one who denies they need help. It can be frustrating and frightening all at once. If you find yourself in this situation, know you aren’t alone. A study by researchers at Penn State University revealed that nearly 80 percent of adult children who are caregivers say their parents are “stubborn.”

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Maintaining Independence with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the most common and most significant health challenges seniors face. In fact, one in three adults over the age of 65 have some degree of difficulty hearing. This “invisible disability” can impact an older adult’s quality of life, interpersonal relationships, and even their physical and mental well-being.

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What to Do after a Diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

A diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s is difficult. It’s tough for you to hear and for your loved ones to accept. During this emotional time, it is important to consider what to do next. You can take steps to plan for a future that will allow you to live as independently as possible.

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Sunrise Helps 24 Rescue Pets Find Homes at Adoption Events

Pets love unconditionally. They are devoted to us at our best and our worst. Whether it is a canine companion, a colorful feathered friend, or a frisky feline, animals bring joy and improve quality of life.

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Heart-Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips for Seniors

Grocery shopping can take a real bite out of an older adult’s budget. With grocery stores getting bigger and carrying everything from clothing to housewares, it’s easy to see why. Staying on track with your budget and dietary goals requires careful planning. We have a few suggestions to make that a little easier.

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Tips for Financing a Move to an Assisted Living Community

In the search for assisted living for a senior loved one, adult children may quickly realize how much the cost of care varies between communities. It also becomes apparent that the options for financing assisted living can be confusing.

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Preparing for the Upcoming Flu Season

The influenza virus poses a serious health risk to seniors. In a typical flu season, older adults account for 70 to 90 percent of flu-related deaths and 50 to 70 percent of hospital influenza admissions. Taking steps to avoid it is crucial.

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5 Things You Should Know about Assisted Living

Assisted living is a type of care seniors and their families might not know much about. While it’s one of the most popular types of senior care, there are many myths about it. Some believe it is just a more attractive version of a nursing home, and others think you must be wealthy to afford it.

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