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Senior Health & Wellness

As our parents get older, the need for senior health and wellness services becomes very important. Discover tips and advice from resources in metro Detroit, Ann Arbor and elsewhere in southeast Michigan to help you give your aging parents the best care.
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The Balancing Act: Preventing Falls in Seniors

Falling happens and it can be particularly scary for seniors. These 8 tips will help your aging loved one improve their balance and help prevent falls from happening.
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Sharp as a Tack: How to Maintain Your Aging Loved One’s Brain Health

Local experts explain how certain habits can affect your loved one's brain health as they age and over advice on keeping mentally fit.
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The Stoned Age: What You Need to Know About CBD Products for the Elderly

Find out the benefits that CBD products can have for your aging parents and get tips on things you should be aware of before they start using them.
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Organizing Essential Documents and Contacts for Aging Parents

Start organizing essential documents, contacts and accounts for your aging mom or dad before she or he experiences health issues. These checklists can help.
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Are You a Helicopter Child?

Find out what a helicopter child is and why hovering over your aging parents can cause trouble. Plus, take a quiz to find out if you are one.
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Protecting The Elderly From COVID

Everyone is at risk of contracting coronavirus, but seniors are especially vulnerable. Here, we offer a rundown on protecting the elderly from COVID.

Programs and Services for Seniors in Macomb County

The director and program manager of the Macomb County Office of Senior Services share insight on resources for seniors and caregivers in Macomb County.
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Huron Valley Home Care Agency Expands to Livingston County

Ypsilanti's Huron Valley Home Care Agency is expanding. Find out what this local organization can offer vulnerable, older adults in southeast Michigan.
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What You Need to Know About the ‘Enhanced’ Flu Vaccine

Learn more about the 'enhanced' flu vaccine, why it can be beneficial for your aging loved ones and where to get vaccinated in southeast Michigan.
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Study Finds that Strict Glycemic Control May Not Be Effective for the Elderly

Experts have mixed opinions on glycemic control and if it's helpful to older adults. Find out why and learn which glucose monitors to consider if you want to keep track.
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Watching Out for Aging Parents During the Holiday Season

As you and your kids are visiting with your mom and dad, here's what to watch for when it comes to your aging parents during the holiday season.
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How Music is Helping Alzheimer’s Patients – And Where to Find Local Programs

Recent reports found that music can have benefits for those who have Alzheimer's or dementia. Find out how and get details on local programs.