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When Should You Take Away the Car Keys from Senior Loved Ones?

When should you take the car keys away from your senior or elder loved ones? A Caring.com and National Safety Council survey showed that 40 percent of adult children say they’re not comfortable talking to their parents about driving, and would rather discuss funeral arrangements or selling their home.

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Keeping Canada’s seniors safe in inclement weather. No matter where you or loved one lives, bad or unexpected weather is bound to happen. Here is a quick guide for protecting seniors around their homes ─ and when they are out and about.

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Besides keeping stress under control, time management for seniors offers these benefits: ensures that we have time for the activities that mean the most to us, prevents us from over-scheduling our time, helps us maintain balance in our lives, and saves us time.

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In-home caregiving for seniors describes continuing to live at home and having caregivers come to you. With more and more companies now providing home care services, such as Comfort Keepers, seniors and their families have a much easier time finding just the right provider to meet their specific needs. In-home caregiving is flexible to meet changing needs and provides true independence for seniors.

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Studies indicate engaging in daily life activities can have far-reaching benefits for seniors and elders. Shopping, for example, is a daily life activity that can stimulate cognitive processes, provide physical benefits, and function as a leisure pursuit that promotes social engagement.

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