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What Comes After the Roomba?

Posted on November 22, 2018 - Robots at home? Kind of a bust, reports the New York Times. Despite all the talk about home assistance robots, so far they don’t do much more than vacuum … but our aging population continues to provide incentive for research.

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Supporting Dementia Caregivers

Posted on November 20, 2018 - It seems fitting that during November, we’ve been observing both Family Caregivers Month and Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Millions of caregivers support the well-being of senior relatives. And caregivers whose loved ones are living with dementia carry an especially heavy load.

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4 Tips to Enhance Daily Life for a Loved One with Alzheimers

Posted on November 15, 2018 - From the Psychology Today blog: Enhancing daily life for a loved one with Alzheimer’s often starts by empowering caregivers to cope with the increasing memory loss and behavioral changes that characterize the disease.

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Diabetes Is a Family Matter

Posted on November 13, 2018 - November is the month when families traditionally get together for Thanksgiving visits — and it’s also National Family Caregiver Month. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, November also is American Diabetes Month. So that makes this month a great time to discuss your family’s risk of diabetes.

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Tips for Meal Kit and Food Delivery Safety

Posted on November 8, 2018 - More people are using food delivery services these days. It’s convenient to have groceries and prepared foods delivered right to our door. But the CDC reminds us that people older than 65 are especially susceptible to food poisoning, so it’s important to be sure foods are delivered and stored safely.

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