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Here are the top ten articles for the Senior Issues Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Stranger Danger for Seniors
Every day, intellegent, active, independent seniors are financially exploited or otherwise abused by strangers. This article will show seniors some of the techniques that are used by the predators that specialize in targeting seniors. Become aware, and empowered to protect yourself or a senior.
2. Let's Talk About Life Support - Ventilators
Is keeping someone alive on a ventilator the kindest choice?
3. Find the Right Place for You
Tips to help ease the way to finding the right Adult Care Home (ACH). This article discusses some of the subtle but important issues around meal times at ACH.
4. Retreat to Advance
Renew and refresh your life by taking a personal retreat. This article shares ideas on howand why to plan your own personal retreat.
5. Logic vs. Illogic
Do you consider yourself a level-headed individual? I think most of us do. However, if you are dealing with dementia, you may become frustrated thinking logically with an illogical person. Read my tips for keeping your sanity through this trying time.
6. Time to Rebuild Your Social Life
Part two of an article that shares easy ways for seniors to take steps to rebuild their social lives, meet new friends, and deepen the connections that they already have.
7. Eye Health
Let's talk about your eyes for a minute. Is your eyesight deteriorating? Is aging affecting your eyesight? Learn about the prevelant diseases of the eye affecting seniors and tips for slowing their progress.
8. Adult Protective Services: Financial Abuse
Financial exploitation is a huge problem for elderly people. Find out what financial exploitation looks like. Get some tips on how to avoid or at least minimize it. Learn when to report it to Adult Protective Services.
9. Feeding Tube Decisions
When should a feeding tube be an option? Do you know the pros and cons of a feeding tube? Just because your doctor tells you a feeding tube is necessary, do you have a choice in the matter? You do have a choice and you do not have to comply.
10. Computers and the Senior
Are you computer literate? Do you even own a computer? How often are you frustrated when you just canít make the computer do what you want it to do? Operating a computer does not have to cause a migraine.
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