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On the Rise: Financial Abuse of Older Adults

Seniors are often targeted for financial abuse. Con artists think older adults are more trusting and naïve, making them more likely to fall for a scam. Perceived loneliness can also play a role in targeting seniors. Whatever the reason, experts say this trend is likely to continue growing.

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Act Two: How to Embrace and Celebrate Aging

The phrase “age is just a number” is often repeated. In a culture obsessed with youth, however, adopting it as your personal mantra might be difficult. The beauty industry is a prime example. According to Forbes, it’s an industry that has grown to $445 billion a year. Much of the money spent is on products “guaranteed” to make you look younger.

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How to Show Your Appreciation to a Family Caregiver

Caring for an aging loved one can be a rewarding experience. It often provides families with an opportunity to reconnect, reminisce, and bond. Time spent caregiving can create memories that last a lifetime.

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Sunrise Co-Founder Paul Klaassen Inducted into ASHA Hall of Fame

From Chris Winkle, CEO

More than 35 years ago, Paul Klaassen co-founded Sunrise upon the simple yet bold mission that continues to drive us today—to champion quality of life for all seniors. That first community in 1981 completely revolutionized senior living in the United States by providing residents with high-quality, person-centered care in a warm, loving home.

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How Does Lifestyle Affect Cancer Risk?

Whether it is a personal battle with some form of the disease or losing a friend or loved one to it, cancer has touched most of our lives. For some, the diagnosis is linked to genetics. But for many others, lifestyle plays a leading role in developing cancer.

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How to Prevent Winter Weight Gain

Whether you are a senior or a caregiver for one, you might find the winter months a tough time of year to manage your weight. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University say people gain an average of 5 to 7 pounds during winter months. For adults with chronic health conditions like heart disease or diabetes, that kind of weight gain can be dangerous.

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Intergenerational Family Activities for Winter Months

Winter can be a cold and snowy season in many parts of the country. It might make older adults more reluctant to go outdoors as often as they might like. Understandably so.

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Learn More about Strokes and Their Risk Factors

Stroke statistics are quite startling. Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. experiences a stroke. Every four minutes, someone dies from a stroke. According to the National Stroke Association, it is the fourth-leading cause of death in this country.

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