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42% of American adults have living wills but experts say that number is not good enough. Many of us need assistance creating a living will. Learn more about how to create your own:

Ways to Create a Living Will

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Muscle has more to do with aging well than you may think. Learn more about preventing muscle loss and why it's important to retain muscle as you age:

Muscle And Aging: How To Prevent Muscle Loss And Why You Should Care

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Don't lose your inner child!
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Moving a family member into residential care is never an easy decision. However, there are some telltale signs that caregivers can look for in order to recognize when it’s time for assisted living:

How to Recognize Signs It's Time for Assisted Living

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02/17/2017 at 20:51. Facebook
For caregivers, figuring out how to speak to a dying loved one can be both challenging and emotionally wrenching. Fortunately, there are things you can say that will help your loved one maintain dignity and respect during their final days.

What to Say to Someone Who Is Dying

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#FridayFunny: Who prefers their snow covered in syrup?
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What if we made it a priority to truly connect with our elders on a journey with dementia? Here are 4 techniques that you can use to create meaningful connections with loved ones with dementia:

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#TBT: Who had streamers on their tricycle?
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Are you a former caregiver of someone with Alzheimer's disease? Kristin Corey, a Nursing PhD at Dartmouth, is doing a survey to understand caregiver health after caregiving ends.

Here's a full description of the study:

Former caregivers of people with dementia are needed to participate in a research study that will explore the health of caregivers after caregiving ends. Participants will...
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Former Caregiver Study

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02/16/2017 at 22:46. Facebook
Sometimes, Alzheimer’s physical symptoms can become apparent before mental signs. On occasion, physical changes can provide the first clues that a senior has Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. Learn more about the top 7 physical Alzheimer’s symptoms in the list below.

Top 7 Physical Alzheimer's Symptoms

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02/16/2017 at 19:58. Facebook
It's never too late to make positive resolutions to change your health for the better. These positive lifestyle changes can make a lasting difference in overall wellness and may lower the risk of Alzheimer's:

Lifestyle Changes Can Help Reduce the Risk of Dementia

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02/16/2017 at 18:36. Facebook
Being a mom
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#ThankfulThursday: Never hide generosity!
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If you're divorced, single or widowed senior parent decides to marry, should you be worried about their new spouse’s intentions? Learn more about Ontario’s Succession Law Reform Act which allows marriage to nullify an existing will ― an important fact that many people in Ontario are not aware of:

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It's time to replenish.
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Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease often presents challenging behavior problems and can result in oppositional, aggressive and sometimes violent speech or actions. Understand and learn which strategies are most effective in dementia behavior management.

Dementia Care Dos and Don'ts: Dealing with Dementia

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