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Health in Numbers: Promoting Socialization for Seniors

Have you noticed your parent or an older loved one becoming more withdrawn and having less socialization as they age? It’s a common scenario; approximately one-third to one-half of the elderly population report feeling social isolation and loneliness. As we age, the social networks that […]

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Where to Turn: Care Management Services

You’ve started to notice that your parent needs help at home, or they’re forgetting things more often. You feel it’s time to start doing research on senior services, but you and your siblings can’t seem to agree on what’s best for Dad. Or maybe it’s […]

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The State’s Best Kept Secret: Your Area Agency on Aging

We all know about the senior discounts that some restaurants and stores offer to customers aged 60 and better. But did you know that your local government also has special perks for older adults? There are a wealth of untapped resources just waiting for you […]

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Is a Career in Aging Right for You?

The population of older adults is growing faster than ever in the United States. In fact, the Census Bureau predicts that by the year 2035, older adults will outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history. This means there’s a high demand for caregivers […]

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Getting Answers About Your Medicare Supplement

Every fall around open enrollment time, you’re inundated with television ads, mailers and infomercials urging you to sign up for a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan. But with so many options – the average Medicare beneficiary has 24 Advantage Plans to choose from – how do […]

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SOLD OUT Aging and the Quality of Care

Do you have aging parents? The responsibility can be overwhelming and you may be feeling unsure of where to start. With so many factors playing a part in the care of an aging person, it can be difficult to know the options available. That’s why […]

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6 Useful Resources for Caregivers

We know there’s a lot of overwhelming decisions involved with caring for an aging parent or an older loved one. That’s why the Providence Solutions website is full of articles, videos, and free downloads to help make sense of some of the confusion. New resources […]

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Respite Care: A Break For You and Your Family

For those tired of dealing with the winter blahs, and the isolation that brings to so many older adults, respite care may be the answer for you. Rest and Respite: Options for You and Your Family If you are among the millions of Americans who […]

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5 Reasons to Consider Senior Living this Winter

For many seniors, the freezing temperatures, treacherous road conditions, and mounting snowfall make winter their least favorite time of year. Living at home alone during the winter can cause many seniors to become socially isolated, since getting around outside can become too dangerous to attempt. […]

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Right Care, Right Place, Right Time: Transition to Home program helps you adjust to life post-discharge

Your doctor said he’s discharging you from a hospital or rehabilitation stay. You’re just starting to get back on the mend, but you’re not yet feeling 100% like your old self. That’s where the Providence Transition to Home program can help. With Transition to Home, […]

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