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Chen, L., Ye, M., & Kahana, E. (2019). A Self-Reliant Umbrella: Defining Successful Aging Among the Old-Old (80+) in Shanghai. Journal of Applied Gerontology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464819842500

Williman, A. (2019, June 12). 4 Tips for Preventing Social Isolation. Retrieved from https://www.guideposts.org/caregiving/family-caregiving/advice-for-caregivers/4-tips-for-preventing-social-isolation.

Walking Tips to Support a Loved One

There are many health benefits for older adults who walk on a regular basis. If a loved one has mobility issues, they can still benefit from walking, even if it's just a little bit. Here are some tips to help a loved one remain mobile.

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06/11/2019

Benefits of Volunteering

Are you looking to learn a new skill, become more connected in your community, or engage with others? Whatever your reason may be, volunteering could be a great option for you! Volunteers are crucial to many organizations, as they provide fresh, new ideas, cost savings to the organization, and share knowledge, expertise and experiences with staff and other volunteers. So why not give back and gain something in return?

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By Ashlee Williman | 06/11/2019

4 Creative Ways to Engage a Loved One in Reminiscence

Everyone has a story to tell, and the older adults in our lives can be a rich source of memories, fascinating experiences, history and lessons learned over the course of a one-of-a-kind lifetime. Research shows that engaging in reminiscence and storytelling with a loved one can improve their mental, psychological and emotional health, while also helping caregivers personalize their caregiving and improve their connection and communication with their loved one.

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By Julie Hayes | 06/11/2019