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Top 5 Things to Do in Wilmington, North Carolina

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 2:01:00 PM

Wilmington is a coastal city in North Carolina filled with things to do. If you are looking for fun activities to do with your love ones in Wilmington, you'll find there are tons of options. From historical landmarks to modern cafes, the area has something you and the entire family are sure to love. Here's a list of the top senior-friendly activities in Wilmington.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in Wilmington, NC?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 2:03:00 PM

The cost of living is constantly rising; seniors oftentimes face many unique challenges when trying to make ends meet and cover all of their expenses. Moreover, many seniors are in need of special medical care or assistance for a variety of health reasons. This makes the cost of living even more expensive. Learn what senior care costs in Wilmington, NC.

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Dancing Doubles as Physical & Mental Exercise

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Dancing may seem like it's only for the young and flexible. However, there are several noteworthy reasons why seniors should dance. It's great exercise, provides socialization, and is just fun! Read on to find out other great reasons why dancing doesn't have an age limit.

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3 Smart Home Kitchen Devices for Seniors

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 3:02:00 PM

We can all benefit from technology, including seniors who are looking to make their home a little easier to navigate while aging in place. Luckily, there are more than enough smart home devices available that will help everyone live easier, seniors included. Let's look at 3 smart home devices that are perfect for the senior who loves to cook.

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How You Can Prevent Alzheimer Caregiver Burnout

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:27:00 PM

Being a caregiver for someone who has Alzheimer's can be stressful and frustrating. Interactions with someone who has Alzheimer's can be unpredictable and sometimes hard to follow because something they knew how to do yesterday seems to be impossible today. So how can you as a caregiver, prepare yourself for day to day, or even hour to hour changes and avoid burnout? We have some tips to help!

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Don't Be Caught Off Guard: 6 Things Your Health Insurance Doesn’t Cover

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Health care is already complicated enough without factoring in insurance. As a senior whose health could begin deteriorating at a far faster rate than others, it's important to know what your plan will and will not cover. While the specifics will be up to which organization you receive coverage through, here are 6 surprising things your health insurance likely doesn't cover.

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How to Choose a Safe Car When You Are a Senior

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Choosing a safe car when you are a senior can be challenging. Seniors need to carefully consider the vehicles they are looking at to make sure they are safe and that they fulfill requirements and preferences that come with aging.

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Three Pieces of Safe Exercise Equipment for Seniors for the Home

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Many seniors aren't up for joining an expensive gym with rows and rows of fancy equipment. That's OK! There are many types of exercise equipment that can be purchased and set-up for home use. They don't have to be expensive, either. Seniors can check the Marketplace section of Facebook for used exercise equipment, as well as Craigslist and other apps that deal with buying and selling. But what is the safest piece of equipment for a senior to buy for home use? Let's take a look!

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Three Great Coping Mechanisms For A Grandchild Caring For Their Grandparent

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

When a grandchild cares for their grandparent, it can be very rewarding. However, it can also be a big responsibility that can at times be overwhelming. Because of this, it is important that you as the grandchild feel mentally and physically prepared for the task. Here are three great coping mechanisms for a grandchild caring for their grandparent. 

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3 Reasons Why Summer Vacation Are Important To Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 5, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Now that summer is upon us, it is time for seniors to take a closer look at all of the ways that summer vacations can benefit them. Summer vacations are an integral part of existence for the average senior whether they realize it or not. The time has come for us to take a closer look at the ways that they can benefit from summertime excursions.

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