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This is the blog for StuffSeniorsNeed.com, where I will post on the important news of the day affecting senior citizens.

History of the CDPAP Program

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Phishing Scams and Seniors

I love my father, but I can certainly tell you that Dad and technology do not mix. And at 76-years old, he is especially vulnerable to attacks known as a phishing scam. In the article, I am going to explain what exactly a phishing scam is and how seniors can protect themselves…and also, how caregivers […]

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SCSEP Program

Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the recent Aging-In-Exurbia event I attended was the focus on empowering the economic, social and intellectual capital of today’s seniors. And I must admit, considering my experiences with my mother in a nursing home environment and the stream of questions I get relating to requests to find free services there […]

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What To Look For In A Weekly Pill Organizer with Case

If you take medication and are on the go, then you might be asking yourself what to look for in a weekly pill organizer with case.  There are so many on the market now with varying prices and quality.  So, which one should you choose and which would best fit your needs.  Because I have […]

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January 2016 Newsletter – Top 5 Articles of 2016

Welcome to the StuffSeniorsNeed.com newsletter. These newsletters are sent out periodically to keep you informed of important news and resources available to seniors and the care giving community. Also as a reminder, if you have not downloaded your free report for subscribing to this newsletter, “19 Free Services Seniors Everywhere Need“, feel free to do […]

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How to Stay Active Despite Increasing Age & Decreasing Energy

Just because you’re getting older, you shouldn’t allow your lifestyle to become sedentary. Staying active in your senior years is beneficial to your physical, mental and emotional well-being. There are a variety of ways that you can increase your physical activity as you age and here are just a few of them: Take a Walk […]

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Male UTI Symptoms

As a caregiver, I know a little about male UTI symptoms (urinary tract infection). My father has been plagued by them off and on for years. So with that knowledge of what he went through, asking him about it and also remembering first hand the pain he was going through, I wanted to write about […]

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Seniors In Spring: 4 Accidents To Avoid With The Warm Weather

When the warm weather of spring arrives along with the beautiful colors outside, most seniors want to get out of the house to enjoy it like everyone else. However, there are a few accidents that are waiting to happen with seniors that you can help them avoid. It might be difficult at first to keep […]

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Why Don’t People Wait To Claim Social Security?

I recently came across this article in the “Motley Fool” that caught my eye. The article, “Why Don’t More People Wait to Claim Social Security at 66?“ seemed to have a simple answer, but it did provide some excellent insights and information into the percentages that claim early, so I was glad I read it. The […]

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5 Lifestyle Changes to Expect When Moving into an Assisted Living Home

The transition from independent to assisted living can be a difficult one. At first glance, it may seem like an individual is losing all of their autonomy and freedom. However, as long as a quality assisted living home is chosen, a greater sense of freedom and comfort can be found during this change. Here are […]

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