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So true!
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One of our favorite topics at A Place for Mom is the accomplishments of inspiring seniors: individuals who haven’t let reaching their later years stop them from living life to its fullest. In honor of Women’s History Month we are highlighting the stories of 20 inspirational women who made major achievements later in their lives:

22 Inspirational Women Over 60

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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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03/25/2017 at 19:34. Facebook
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:

Top 7 Physical Alzheimer's Symptoms

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No one is too old for a fairy tale!
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Taking some time to partake in fun springtime activities can help to not only improve cognitive function but happiness as well. Here are a few favorite springtime activities for seniors that are good for the soul:

12 Springtime Activities for Seniors

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Despite the several checks and balances that are in place across our healthcare system, the fact remains that ensuring a strong continuum of care for your family member, parent or spouse is an important responsibility for every caregiver. Learn more about being involved with your loved one's healthcare in a compassionate and loving way.

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#FridayFunny: Who loves their grandchildren more with each passing day?
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In recent years, scientists have begun uncovering the brain mechanisms behind the specific type of memory impairment that naturally occurs with aging, and one of the findings that keeps popping up is the relationship between brain deterioration, memory loss and sleep:

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#ThankfulThursday: You do not have to be perfect to be thankful.
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If you’re just beginning your search for a senior community to care for a loved one, you may not be entirely clear about what an assisted living community means. Here are 7 little known facts about assisted living:

7 Things You Didn't Know About Assisted Living

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03/23/2017 at 19:13. Facebook
Researchers have long believed that sleep plays an important role in overall health and wellness, particularly brain health. Recent studies focusing on the relationship between brain health and sleep suggest that sleep disorders may be an early sign of cognitive decline:

Sleep Disorders Can Signify Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

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#TBT: What was your favorite dance from the 1950s?
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Common infections can happen to anyone, but for adults over the age of 65, these illnesses may be much harder to diagnose — leading to ongoing discomfort, chronic poor health and a higher risk of hospitalization or even death. Learn more:

The 5 Most Common Infections in the Elderly

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Our caregiver toolkit can help get your caregiving journey organized with financial worksheets, educational flyers and much more. Start here:

Senior Caregiver Toolkit | A Place for Mom

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Some caregivers have found doll therapy to be a good way to engage loved ones with a purposeful and rewarding activity, while other caregivers and health care providers are hesitant to use the therapy. Learn more about doll therapy, how it can help people with dementia and why some caregivers are hesitant to use it:

Although there are advancements made in Alzheimer’s research every day, researchers and scientists in the United States are still searching for a meaningful treatment method that could lead to a cure. Learn more about the current state of Alzheimer’s in the U.S: