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5 Tips for Moving an Elderly Relative in Haste

Many times families are forced to make a decision about moving an elder loved one when there is a crisis. Here are five tips for that.

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How to Come Together for a Senior Living Family Conclave

To make the transition to a senior living facility easier on your loved one, you have to work together as a family. But it isn’t effortless.

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7 Pieces of Advice on a Long Life From Centenarians

Centenarians share their perspective on the attitudes and habits that have helped them reach 100 years of age and more.

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Dr. Christiane Northrup’s 7 Steps to Getting Older Without Aging

If someone told you that you are aging gracefully, you might take it as a compliment. But Dr. Christiane Northrup, a leading authority in the field of women’s health and… (Read More)

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House Hunting and Life Planning Go Hand in Hand

Mike Hirrlinger, CSHP, is division manager of the Senior Living Division at CENTURY 21 Mike Bowman Inc. He answered questions from our readers about finding a home for a parent.… (Read More)

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Sold Your Parents’ Home in 2014? Check This Tax Advice

If you inherited property from your parents and you sold it in 2014, your tax bill will vary according to how you acquired the property and when.

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Get Lucky: Apply Feng Shui to Your Senior Living Space

Learn how to incorporate the Chinese design philosophy of feng shui into your senior living apartment, to invite in good luck.

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Love Is in the Air: Dating at a Senior Living Community

There’s no reason for single seniors to feel alone in senior living communities. Here are four tips for these seniors to make the most of the dating scene.

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Watch Out—Seniors Are Falling More Often

Falls are the No. 1 cause for emergency room visits among older people, and according to a new study, more seniors are falling more often.

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4 Serious Downsides of Living Alone

Many seniors shy away from the prospect of moving to a senior housing community. After decades of independence, they believe they’ll have to give up their freedom if they move, choosing… (Read More)

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