Stanislaus County Aging and Veteran’s Services: Overview of Project Hope

The 21st century is predominated by technological advances and the shock of an ever-changing world. Everything is moving at an increasingly frenetic pace. A consequence of this modern, fast-paced society has been a new demographic makeup. This has been especially evident in the developed world; people are born, they grow up, and they age. This […]

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Aging Life Care Association (ALCA): Refrigerator Contents as a Part of Assessment

ALCA specialists are usually the first port of call when families start worrying about their aged loved ones. They start by assessing the situation of their clients, from the immediate living environment to the healthcare situation and real-life difficulties that their clients are facing. To create a comprehensive picture of the situation, ALCA specialists take […]

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Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) on Downsizing

Growing old is on the cards for all of us. It’s never easy for anyone to discover that their body is failing them and that things they used to take for granted now take longer than before. Things can become so difficult that older people are unable to accomplish them without help. That’s where ALCA […]

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Practical Ways to Relieve Senior Caregiver Stress

To say that we live in a high-stress society would be an understatement. We all suffer from one form of stress or another, but senior caregivers tend to get more than their fair share of it. Even though they acclimatize to dealing with higher levels of stress than most people, eventually they will succumb to […]

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Five Fitness and Wellness Programs Covered by Medicare

There is a phrase in Latin, “Mens sana in corpore sano.” It translates into “healthy mind in a healthy body,” and was a popular phrase in Roman Times. The Romans weren’t the first to make the correlation between fitness and health, but they knew that the best way to live well and long was to […]

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Protecting Seniors from Fraud

Growing old is never easy. As we age, our health suffers, our physical functions deteriorate, and our mental acuity can be impacted. Seniors may also have to deal with the increasing scourge of criminal scams and fraud directed towards them. These scams can have a terrible impact on the victims, aside from the financial loss, such […]

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2017 Stanislaus County Senior Report

The 2017 Stanislaus County Senior Report makes for interesting, if alarming, reading. It provides a comprehensive study of the county’s seniors ages 60 and older, with the main point of interest being the health and wellbeing of this vulnerable demographic. To get a clear picture, the report has studied several factors, including the physical and mental […]

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Understanding Dementia: Separating Fact from Fiction

Being diagnosed with dementia is one of those situations we pray we never encounter. The ramifications of dementia on the person afflicted and their family can be severe. Loved ones often feel helpless as they’re forced to watch someone they love change as the different stages of dementia take their toll. This is the reason […]

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