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The Upside to Aging is excited to announce the upcoming release of Guide Book Caregiving Both Ways! Amazon.com, release: August 15, 2019 Preorder your copy today at Amazon.com!  Caregiving Both Ways is my first book, and its contents were inspired to further the mission of the Upside to Aging.  It features 10 insightful Chapters to [...]
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I had an enjoyable chat with Jaclyn Guenette and Kathryn Harrison to discuss their recently released children’s book I Smile for Grandpa.  I Smile for Grandpa is a beautifully illustrated and written children’s book that aims to help parents teach their kids about dementia disease.  Through captivating images of woodland creatures and the fun adventures of the characters [...]
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I had the incredible opportunity to be a guest on Eldercare Expert Diane Berardi’s show Parents Are Hard to Raise.   It was such a fun experience discussing the work and mission behind The Upside to Aging and offered me the chance to give quick activity ideas to assist family caregivers in their day-to-day care. Parents [...]
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Originally posted August 2, 2016 Leading experts in the field – AARP, the CDC, and the National Institute on Aging – have all told us that 90% of people have expressed the desire to age in place. This high percentage may not be a total surprise. As discussed in a previous post, the comforts of the home are [...]
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Guest Post Author: Fiona S Giles | www.fionasgileswriting.com Human beings are about 60% water. We need to replace that water regularly; 6-8 glasses a day and more in hot weather. Most of us, if we’re honest, will own up to not drinking enough. Dehydration is more than being thirsty, however. It is severe and can [...]
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Emerging Professionals are the Future of Long-Term Care In the Aging Services, the growing needs of Long-Term Care is a hot topic. The solutions that the field develops today are our responsibility to carry out tomorrow. With this in mind, I was interested in learning more about the ideas and ongoing projects of emerging professionals [...]
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The Longevity Book is a surprisingly pleasant and easy read that is perfect to add to your summer reading list. It offers great tips on how to openly discuss our unique experience, which is so critical to our own perceptions of self-worth.
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Guest Post Author: Traci Magus | Dunes Properties At some point in your life, retirement probably seemed like a faraway dream. Now that you’re no longer working a 9-5 and have finally built a sizeable nest egg, it’s time to start thinking about the next step. For many older adults, that next step is figuring [...]
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Guest Post Author: Jordan Wingate |  Grace Ridge Retirement Community March is National Nutrition Month! Making informed food decisions and developing sound eating habits is an important part of healthy living, but for older adults on a budget, it can be difficult to make the healthiest choices. Fortunately, there’s plenty of free information available online [...]
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Guest Post Author: Jackie Gutierrez | St. Paul’s Senior Services The Benefits of Animal Therapy for Seniors There are many ways that senior men and women can go about improving their health. Regular exercise, proper dieting, and routine medical checkups are among the most important and well-known ways to ensure optimal health well into the [...]
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