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Happily Ever Aging
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Everything you need to know about caring for your loved one - at home or at a senior living community.

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Tips for Elderly Nutrition Needs

By: Elizabeth Bemis
August 16th, 2012

As people age, their nutritional needs vary. A 2-year-old does not need the same things as a 20-year-old, and a 20-year-old does not need the same things as an 80-year-old. It is important to understand that the elderly have very specific nutritional needs.

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Caring for Someone with Huntington's Disease

By: Elizabeth Bemis
August 14th, 2012

Huntington's disease is a brain disorder, hereditary, and one that is going to require long-term care at some stage of the person's life. HD generally begins to affect those who have the disorder between the ages of 30 years and 50 years.

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Caring for Someone with Dementia

By: Elizabeth Bemis
August 6th, 2012

If you or a loved one is taking care of someone with dementia, there are some key items to remember. Whether they are in assisted living services, retirement living, or in-home care, these gentle reminders are a helpful way to understand some of the items that caregivers may be faced with. Dementia patients that are in assisted living in Connecticut have some of the best caregivers around; here are some of the general thoughts on the topic.

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The Importance of Exercise for Elderly

By: Elizabeth Bemis
August 3rd, 2012

As people age, exercise becomes increasingly more important. Unfortunately, however, people tend to exercise less as they age. It is still important for the elderly to exercise. Even if they are unable to perform the vigorous fitness routines of their youth, they can still go for walks, swim, or enjoy workouts that feature yoga and Pilates.

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The Benefits of Assisted Living for Your Loved Ones

By: Elizabeth Bemis
June 4th, 2012

Choosing to register a loved one for assisted living services may be a hard decision, but it is important to remember that there are a great deal of benefits of these services. Assisted living services provide seniors with a supportive, helpful atmosphere that is able to give them the care they need.

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