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Is Your Senior Affected By Seasonal Depression?
Is Your Senior Affected by Seasonal Depression?
Senior Care Five Forks SC, Seniors & Health Issues

Is Your Senior Affected by Seasonal Depression?

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The long, dark winter months can bring with something with them called seasonal depression. This is a specific type of depression that becomes worse in the darker months and lessens a bit in the spring and the summer. Anyone can be affected by seasonal depression, but it can be especially damaging for older adults.

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The Stress Of Caring For Mom Can Be Overwhelming: That’s Why Assisted Living Is A Great Alternative
The Stress of Caring for Mom Can Be Overwhelming: That’s Why Assisted Living Is a Great Alternative
Assisted Living Simpsonville SC, Stress

The Stress of Caring for Mom Can Be Overwhelming: That’s Why Assisted Living Is a Great Alternative

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Perhaps you never imagined you would be caring for your elderly mother, but that’s what’s happening now. As a family caregiver, you are experiencing a tremendous amount of stress. That stress can be affecting your career, relationships, and your health. You don’t have to continue down this road, though. Assisted living is a wonderful option.

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Apart But Together: Staying Virtually Connected With Family & Friends
Apart But Together: Staying Virtually Connected With Family & Friends
Seniors & Health Issues

Apart But Together: Staying Virtually Connected With Family & Friends

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There’s nothing like sharing a good laugh with an old friend, hugging a grandchild, reminiscing on the past with your now-adult children, or even sitting in comfortable silence with your spouse. All of these are forms of connection, something that—at our core—is a basic human need. 

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Nutrition And Memory: Foods To Boost Brain Health
Nutrition and Memory: Foods to Boost Brain Health
Seniors & Health Issues

Nutrition and Memory: Foods to Boost Brain Health

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Eating a balanced diet of nutritious foods allows you to feel well, look well, and be well. Many people know that certain foods can support different systems in your body. We’ve all been told that an apple a day keeps the doctor away; carrots improve vision, garlic benefits the immune system, and eggs may promote hair growth. 

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The Springs At Simpsonville’s Executive Director Addresses Coronavirus Concerns
The Springs at Simpsonville’s Executive Director Addresses Coronavirus Concerns
Community News & Announcements, Seniors & Health Issues

The Springs at Simpsonville’s Executive Director Addresses Coronavirus Concerns

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Dear Resident and/or Family Members:

As many of you may know, the recent spread of the coronavirus around the world is justifying significant concern among the public and health professionals. Our commitment never wavers when it comes to the health and safety of our residents, and we are actively monitoring any developments of the new strain of coronavirus or COVID-19.

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Tips For Long-Distance Senior Caregiving
Tips for Long-Distance Senior Caregiving
Family Caregivers, Seniors & Health Issues

Tips for Long-Distance Senior Caregiving

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Caring for a senior parent or loved one can be challenging, but what about when you live a distance away? How do you assist them when seeing him or her on a daily basis is not an option? You can help and care for your loved one from afar. However, there may come a time when the day-to-day caregiving must be provided by someone local. 

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Behavioral Changes To Look For In Senior Parents
Behavioral Changes to Look for in Senior Parents
Senior Living, Seniors & Health Issues

Behavioral Changes to Look for in Senior Parents

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Knowing when the proper time to talk to senior parent(s) about moving into a senior living community can be difficult. If your parent(s) or loved one lives far away, it can make it even more challenging, as you likely don’t know how they handle their day to day activities. 

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