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How to Maximize Home Visits with Aging Parents

How to Maximize Home Visits with Aging Parents

If you are a long distance caregiver, or just don’t live close enough to visit your parents on a regular basis, you may not have enough time to evaluate how they are doing. Here are some ways to maximize your visits so that you get quality time but also check in on their ability to safely […]

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Oral History Interview Questions for Holiday Gatherings

Oral History Interview Questions for Holiday Gatherings

One of the greatest legacies you can give your family is an oral history of your life.  This is a priceless gift that only requires your time and some readily available technology.   Below is a list of interview questions I used when taking the oral history of my grandparents on their 70th wedding anniversary.   […]

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Busy Fingers, Busy Brain: Why Crafting Is Crucial For Seniors

Busy Fingers, Busy Brain: Why Crafting Is Crucial For Seniors

The US Census Bureau has found that Americans currently spend around five to six hours per day on leisure and sports activities, including hobbies such as crafting.  It’s certainly time well spent, particularly for older adults. Learning and practicing a new craft as a senior brings many rewards; not only can the creative process boost mental health […]

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