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Dear Reader, If you suffer from dark spots or uneven skin tones you are not alone. If you are like...

According to the CDC, in America, 25% of Americans 65 years of age or older fall each year. If you...

If you are an older adult, or caring for an aging senior, the topic of home instead of senior care...

The day-to-day challenges of being a caregiver are monumental as it is, but in the unfortunate event of a natural...

Each day, millions of Americans are unwittingly cooking extra fat into their meals. But it has nothing to do with...

Providing dementia care for a family member is rarely easy. But it gets easier if you regularly remind yourself about...

When accompanying a loved one on the journey of dementia, new and unfamiliar words are encountered almost daily. Understanding these...

People of all ages, and especially seniors, avoid exercising for a variety of reasons. They think it’s too hard, too...

Poor eyesight is a serious health concern for American seniors. Roughly one in three seniors copes with some form of...

Anytime a child must care for their elderly parents it can be stressful for both parties. 5 Tips to Maximize Your...

Caregiving can be an emotional situation, one that leads to unexpected feelings and conflicts. One of the more the common...

Depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses carry deeply rooted stigma forcing people with a mental health challenge to suffer in...

Labor Day: What it Means History of Labor Day Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the...

Vision loss in seniors is inevitable. But it becomes a real challenge for them to deal with vision loss because...

An Aging Matters reader asked, “I would like Information about paying high dental costs. Do people have two dental policies?...

A healthy diet is as important during your twilight years as it is when you’re young. But if you’re like...

How many people do you think suffer from heart issues? A couple of million, maybe? That, unfortunately, would be vastly...

For years science has been building and ever-expanding body of evidence that staying social has benefits to those with Alzheimer’s...

Aging is inevitable, although how well you age can be affected by your lifestyle. Certain choices, including your diet, can...

Whether or not your job includes working outside enduring the elements or seeing others suffer with no ability to change...

Stress is the body’s reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or a response. Stress is a normal part...

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Richard Bitner
Visiting Angels

Visiting Angels is a national, private duty network of senior care agencies. We are proud to be the nation’s leading provider of non-medical at home care services. With our elder care services, seniors can remain independent and live safely at home. Our senior care services include Social Care, Dementia Care, Alzheimer’s Care, End of Life Care, Companion Care, Private Duty Care, care to prevent hospital readmission, and so much more. Compassionate, dignified at home senior care is close to home when you connect with your local Visiting Angels office by calling 800-365-4189.

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