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Pets and Seniors

The belief that dogs are man’s best friend, is been embedded in American culture. According to a survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, 85 million American families share the same belief. Humans have shared a friendly… Read More

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Hobbies for Seniors

There is an epidemic of depression rising in the United States. According to Blue Cross Blue Shield, reports of depression have risen by 33 percent in the last six years. This epidemic is affecting seniors, especially those living… Read More

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Mixing Child care and Elder care

Children and senior citizens make a great mix. Taking children to visit somebody in a care center is beneficial to both the children and the residents of the facility. When the two generations make a connection, the senior… Read More

Alone and Lonely are Not the Same

Some people enjoy spending time alone, but that is very different from feeling lonely. Loneliness and feelings of isolation go hand in hand and often lead to depression and other problems. Health risks stemming from depression can be… Read More

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Volunteering to Visit an Isolated Senior

In recent years, assisted living centers and nursing homes have become popular lifestyles for seniors. The facilities are numerous throughout Central Florida where there is a significant population of seniors. The accommodations offer needed assistance for those who… Read More

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Bringing a Child to Visit a Loved One

When planning a trip to a nursing home or assisted living facility to see a loved one, the question of whether or not to include children may surface. Of course, the individual situation will need to be considered,… Read More

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Visit a Senior and make their day!

Humans are social animals, even when they become senior citizens. As youngsters in school and as adults in the work world, people are encouraged to interact with others and make friends. But what happens when an older adult… Read More


Feelings of Isolation in Seniors

As song claims, “One is the Loneliest Number” and that can be alarmingly true for many senior citizens who feel isolated in nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Feelings of isolation can be a health hazard. Isolation is… Read More

Health risks associated with isolation and loneliness

As more and more Baby Boomers reach retirement age, the health risks associated with isolation and loneliness have come to light. Annie Dillard, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, once wrote that, “The surest sign of age is loneliness.”… Read More