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“A growing body of evidence has linked age-related hearing loss to functional decline, depression, cognitive decline, and dementia. […] Social isolation and loneliness are hypothesized potential mechanisms through which hearing loss may be associated with worsened cognitive and mental health.” Socializing for people with hearing disabilities is important to counteract the depression and anxiety of feeling isolated (National Library of

Construction and Education: How Qualified is Big Business?

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Would You Like to Order a Small, or Large? Raise your hand if you can predict the future. We know this is far-fetched, but considering available options for aging in place now can make a huge impact on your future. Construction can be pretty seamless… as long as you make the right choices first. So let’s say you want to

Health and Dignity is Our Due Diligence

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Early Intervention is Vital When your loved one is experiencing difficult adjustments in their life, the topic becomes that much harder to discuss. Change is never fun to acknowledge, so how do we go about fulfilling their needs? It all comes down to recognizing early warning signs that may require modifications while maintaining health and dignity. Often times, the one

Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention We all assume that falling is a normal part of aging. However, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) assures us that falling is NOT a normal part of aging. They have designated the first week of Autumn, September 20th – 24th, as Fall Prevention Week to help awareness that falls are preventable.  The Numbers  Falling happens to 1 in 4 adults

Aging & Exercise

Aging & Exercise When you have mobility issues, the last thing you want to think about is exercise. Everyone needs to keep active both physically and mentally. Finding ways to do so can be challenging. Here are some suggestions on ways to move. Brain Power In April, our blog “Mental Health Awareness Month” went over several different ways to improve

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month Last month, April was recognized as Parkinson’s awareness month but this month, May, is where people raise awareness about mental health. The main concentration of this blog will revolve around raising more knowledge and how to help improve the mental health of the senior community. The four methods that improve senior mental health that will be

Seniors and Marijuana

Seniors and Marijuana

Seniors & Marijuana Today is the 20th of April which is recognized as national marijuana day around the world. This green plant has been becoming legalized in many states, like Illinois, left and right recently. People use it recreationally, some use it as a replacement for over-the-counter medicines, and some have to use it because of a certain ailment or

Celebrating 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans With Disabilities Act Anniversary Thirty years ago, America took one step closer to making all Americans truly equal. The passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 was a landmark moment in US history. It has been the commander of several Supreme Court decisions, protecting millions of Americans living with disabilities from discrimination. The ADA’s purpose is

Remodel Cost: What You Can Expect to Recoup in 2020

The Price of Remodeling   2020 Remodeling Let’s take a minute to explain “value.” Value is subjective: It’s not only how realtors assess your home, but it’s how it fulfills your needs and wants. Yes, there is a financial value assigned to remodeling and how it affects the price of your home (cue the realtors). Remodeling to improve your living