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8 Mother’s Day Gifts She Won’t Return

Easy Climber Blog Mother's Day Gifts She Wont' Return

It can be hard to find great gifts for seniors. They already have most things they need and don’t particularly want pretty things that end up gathering dust, even if the sentiment behind those gifts was sweet. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we thought we’d give you a few suggestions for gifts that […]

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How to find the best senior caregiver

Determining your loved one’s needs is the first, important step The decision to hire a senior caregiver can be a difficult one. Maybe your aging father is becoming forgetful, or can no longer keep up with the household chores. Maybe your mom is not good about taking her medicine or cooking for herself, and you’re […]

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Seniors home from rehab – now what?

Anxiety is normal after a fall, but there are practical ways to ease the transition The accident was scary and painful. You fell, breaking one or more major bones. You were hospitalized and then spent weeks in a rehab hospital, healing and painstakingly re-learning the skills you need to go back home. Now your doctors […]

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12 Preventative Health Screenings for Seniors

The aging process differs significantly from one person to the next. You at age 90 may resemble your neighbor’s 70, depending on genetics and a host of other factors. Do you know your own baseline for health? Have you been checked for the things that matter at your age? If you’re doing well physically and […]

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Scams Against Seniors are Common; How to Protect Yourself

You called a handyman about a small leak in your roof. Now he tells you it will cost $3,000 to repair the roof. Is the price fair? Your financial adviser says you could earn higher-than-normal returns if you agree to a certain investment. Is he telling the truth? A woman called claiming to be from […]

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Hidden Dangers in the Home for Seniors

Nine out of ten U.S. seniors prefer to age in place. This is understandable. Whether you are living alone or sharing space with a companion, the sense of independence that comes from staying in the house you’ve long enjoyed is immeasurable. But there are things in our homes that present hazards as we age, especially […]

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What is an Aging in Place Specialist?

Consider these two facts: Right now, about 90 percent of people 65 and older are aging in place, according to the AARP. Secondly, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates there will be 40 million seniors alive in 2035. If the first trend favoring independent living continues, it means by 2035, there will likely be about 35 […]

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Free College Courses for Seniors

No matter where you are in life, continuing your education can offer a variety of benefits, including keeping your skills sharp and your insights relevant. If you are a senior interested in continuing your education or returning to college, you should know that it is increasingly more common to see other seniors on campuses. One […]

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7 Things Seniors Can Do to Meet Other Seniors

Who knew that smartphones and social media would turn out to be effective tools to enable seniors to meet seniors? With new online senior groups popping up on Facebook and Pinterest almost daily, it makes connecting with other seniors online easier than ever. Not only is it fun, but reaching out to your peers is […]

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9 Ways Seniors Can Save Money

Seniors are living longer now than ever before, which is great news. But statistics on their financial well-being paint a troubling picture. The National Council on Aging estimates millions of Americans over the age 60 are having a hard time meeting their monthly expenses. Most seniors live on fixed incomes, but the costs of healthcare, […]

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