Articles for category: Seniors

Karla News

A Beginner’s Guide to Swing Dancing in Tampa Bay

When one mentions the generic term “swing dancing,” what’s the first thing to come to mind? Possibly crowded dance floors with many people moving to the music of big bands from “back in the day,” featuring huge horn sections playing songs with many beats per minute. Possibly the infamous Gap TV commercial from the late ...

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The Expatriate Lifestyle: Are You Cut Out for Living Abroad?

The life of an expatriate isn’t always an easy one. Living abroad can be an eye-opening and beneficial experience for your entire family. Before signing on the dotted line, however, put finances, schools, and all the other pluses to the side and ask yourself: Am I cut out for living abroad? Living abroad requires a ...

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What Are the Benefits of Hospice Care?

She died at 9:43 PM in a hospital bed in 1962. Visiting hours had ended, and the family had been shooed from her room more than an hour earlier. The grandchildren never got to say goodbye. The telephone, bearer of bad news, was ringing when they got home. These days, the availability of hospice care ...

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Arts and Crafts Projects for Senior Citizens

Keeping active is an important concern for many senior citizens as well as their family members. Health limitations associated with old age can limit certain activities, but arts and crafts are not one of them. Senior citizens that continue to be interested in daily activates as well as new and existing hobbies find that they ...

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The Two Different Types of Dementia

Over twenty-four dementia, or forgetfulness, disorders occur from a variety of causes. Dementia from disease or injury is most often irreversible, but dementia caused by drugs, hormone imbalance, depression, vitamin imbalance, or alcohol use might be reversible, according to the Cleveland Clinic dementia review updated 03/23/2007. Depending on which part of the brain is affected, ...

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How to Start a Support Group in Your Community

Most cities have hundreds of support groups at schools, community centers and religious institutions, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start your own support group in your community. Support groups are excellent ways for people sharing the same disease, disorder or experience to compare notes and help one another cope. The first step you need ...

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Restaurant Review: Fremont, Ohio’s Peking Restaurant

We love to eat in owner-operated restaurants. We also, like most folks, have a few favorites that bring a special feeling of safe comfort every time we dine there. Gasoline is over $3.00 a gallon again so we also feel the need to conserve the precious few gallons in our budget. My Queen Goddess has ...

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Senior Living in New York City: Retirement in the Big Apple

New York City is a place most people associate with a young, trendy, aggressive image, where you either catch up or get out of the way. To the rest of the country, New York is filled with impossibly gorgeous models (with their impossibly expensive plastic surgeons) fitness instructors and hardcore stock market brokers. Once you ...

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Today so many more people are living longer and staying in their homes. We need to make sure their homes are safe and have the safety precautions in place that they require. There are lots of safety products available to make the seniors life at home more enjoyable and easier on them. It’s very easy ...