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How Caregivers Can Support a Loved One Showing Signs of Alzheimer’s

Learning that a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia can be devastating. Accepting the diagnosis is often a very hard thing to do and it takes time. Denial and fear are normal reactions, often followed by grief. As a potential caretaker of someone with dementia, it is extremely important to give …

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How You Can Take Action on The Longest Day

Did you know that worldwide more than 50 million people are living with dementia? And more than 6 million people are living with Alzheimer’s in the U.S.? Meanwhile, more than 11 million family and friends provide care to people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease where dementia symptoms gradually …

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Planning for Retirement in Austin, Texas

There is nothing quite like the feeling of your first day of retirement. But it’s the days (and years) leading up to that day that make it all the more fulfilling, because of the work you put in to make retirement a reality for you. Part of that reality is knowing how much you need …

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How to Spot Stroke Risks and Warning Signs

Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of serious disability. According to the CDC, about 795,000 people have a stroke each year. The good news is that strokes are treatable. However, the window of time for treatment is short. Even if you find yourself in good …

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Live Independently with Help from the Querencia Occupational Therapy Team

At Querencia, we want our residents to wake up every morning and seize the day. Being active and engaged in an essential part of independent living. But living the lifestyle you want starts with protecting your health and well-being, which is why we offer a continuum of high-quality health services to the residents who have …

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month With These 9 Tips for Senior Nutrition

If you’re daunted by all the health concerns that come with advancing age, you may be delighted to learn that you can influence your future health from the comfort of your own kitchen. Good nutrition plays an increasingly important role in your overall well-being as you age. That makes it important to pay close attention …

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7 Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

Improved balance. Better posture. Reduced high blood pressure. Increased bone density. Lower stress levels. You may be surprised to learn that all these are benefits of yoga for seniors. The low-impact exercise emphasizes breathing and calm, while offering a way for older adults to engage in a regular exercise routine. If you’re worried about whether …

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Luxury Assisted Living: What Assisted Living Looks Like Today

Three chef-prepared meals each day. A relaxing trip to the spa. A leisurely afternoon by the swimming pool. Sound like a luxury getaway? Not quite. These are the amenities you can expect to find in today’s assisted living communities. From state-of-the-art facilities to vibrant activity calendars that feel more like a resort itinerary, today’s senior …

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