Posts by Judah

What Downsizing Seniors Need to Consider When It Comes to Their Homes

Downsizing in retirement is often the smartest choice for seniors who own property. Living alone in a large house, or paying to maintain your home, can prove stressful and expensive. But there are options for downsizing, and each has its benefits and drawbacks. Here’s what to consider when downsizing as a senior. Selling Your Home…

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How to Choose Between Assisted and Independent Living Options

When it comes to potential living situations, older adults can have a number of options to choose from. Among them are assisted living facilities and independent living communities. To choose between them, you will need to know what each one has to offer. What’s Assisted Living? According to the National Center for Assisted Living, seniors…

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Celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week

Join us in celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health, and good times. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common cancer worldwide. Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women and men in the United States. It takes more lives every year than colon, prostate, ovarian and breast cancers combined. Early detection leads to 20% fewer lung cancer deaths each year.

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Common-Sense Health Tips and Resources for Seniors

If, like most of the senior population in the United States, your aim is to live independently at home and stay active, there are certain things you need to do. These tips are not surprises — in fact, they’re habits you’ve probably heard about all your life. If you’re an older adult who’s always taken…

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Stretching Your Dollars Makes Sense During Retirement

This article was written exclusively for our Allpoint readers by our friend Hazel Bridges of Agingwellness.org. Thank you Hazel! Retirement has its perks, but it also has its pitfalls. On one hand, you have more time available to pursue your dreams. On the other, you no longer have a steady income and have to live…

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Gearing Up For Halloween!

We are so excited about Halloween coming up in just a few days and would like to wish a hearty and happy Halloween to all our friends, families and clients! Enjoy!

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This is Why Technology Isn’t All Bad: Digital Health Helps for Seniors

This article was written exclusively for our Allpoint family and readers, by our good friend Sheila Olson of Fit Sheila. For seniors, staying healthy is both a priority and a challenge. Getting moving, eating healthy, and seeing your doctor regularly are all essential — not to mention time-consuming. Fortunately, technology can help in some unexpected…

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October is Physical Therapy Month!

During this month, we celebrate and honor the Physical Therapists who are involved in enriching and healing the lives of their patients (be they at home, or recovering in a rehab facility) and the patients themselves who are motivated to get stronger and healthier!

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