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  1. Caregiving Support Assessment

    Caregivers need support. Evaluate the availability of resrouces for you and your elderly loved one with this assessment.

  2. Caregivers, the Elderly, and Driving

    Tips for caregivers about how to handle sensitive driving issues with their elderly loved one.

  3. Caregiving Financial Assessment

    Caregivers need to be aware of certain financial, legal, and home considerations. This assessment can help.

  4. Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

    Caregiving can bring challenges, especially when you live far away from an elderly loved one. These tips can help long-distance caregivers.

  5. Getting Help From Other Caregivers

    Need help caregiving? Here's how to find local services that can help offer the support you need.

  6. Healthy Aging - Normal Aging

    As your body ages, you can expect it to undergo gradual changes, at its own pace. How your body ages depends in part on your family (genetic) patterns of aging. However, your lifestyle choices have a more powerful impact on how well your body ages. Fortunately, you can control your lifestyle choices. The following are normal signs of aging. Some of these changes may apply to you; others may not. .

  7. Healthy Aging - Getting the Nutrition You Need

    As you get older, good nutrition plays an increasingly important role in how well you age. Eating a low - salt, low - fat diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and fiber can actually reduce your age - related risks of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis, and other chronic diseases. By eating a wide variety of foods, you can pretty easily get what your body needs, including:Protein, whi

  8. Healthy Aging - Getting the Medical Care You Need

    Medical prevention, regular checkups, and prompt treatment play a key role in your quality of life as you age. Prevention Whereas your grandparents' generation had few protections from life - threatening conditions, you now have the advantage of immunizations and regular screenings. To maximize your odds of living a longer, higher - quality life, make sure you get all screenings and immunizations

  9. 50+ Guide - Getting the Nutrition You Need

    As you get older, good nutrition plays an increasingly important role in how well you age. Eating a low - salt, low - fat diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and fiber can actually reduce your age - related risks of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis, and other chronic diseases. By eating a wide variety of foods, you can pretty easily get what your body needs, including:Protein, whi

  10. 50+ Guide - Emotional and Mental Vitality

    Emotional and mental vitality are closely tied to physical vitality-just as your mind has powerful effects on your body, so your physical state affects how you feel and think. Social contact can also make a big difference in how you feel. Physical activity. Protect or improve your emotional and cognitive health with regular physical activity. While exercise produces chemicals in the body that ...

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