senior living community

Tips for traveling with pets

Many of the residents at the senior living community of Twin Rivers in Richardson have small pets. Most people bring their pets when they travel, and it’s no wonder—pets are great travel companions. Here are important ways to keep them safe and happy on the road. Research pet-friendly hotels. Before...

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What do you know about ageism?

In many cultures, old age is respected and revered. And it is respected in America, as well, on an individual basis. However, in most of the Western world, we have become a youth-obsessed culture. Every time you open a magazine, there are articles about staying young, and dozens of advertisements...

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Elderly loneliness solutions

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 11 million people aged 65 and older lived alone in 2014. Many senior citizens have children who live very far away, or perhaps have no family at all. Losing a spouse can be painful, especially to the surviving spouse of couples who were very...

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Dangers of Seniors Living Alone

Home safety is a concern for people of any age but it becomes a priority for seniors, especially if they are living independently. The National Center for Biotechnology Information shares a variety of frightening statistics for seniors living alone: 75% of home accidents involve falling 29% of accidents involve the...

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