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Living to 100 and Beyond

Characteristics of Centenarians A study by the Boston University School of Medicine found that centenarians varied widely in years of education (zero years to post-graduate), socioeconomic status (very poor to very rich), religion, ethnicity and patterns of diet (strictly vegetarian … Continue reading

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How good is your memory?

Wanted-1,000,000 people to participate in a memory study. Matthew Huentelman from T-GEN, a non-profit research facility in Phoenix, Arizona, is doing a worldwide study on how thinking and memory change as we age. Matt is looking for a range of … Continue reading

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And The Survey Says……..

Blessings! For Seniors goal is to provide superior client satisfaction and uses Home Care Pulse, a third party company that surveys Non-Medical Home Care Companies nationwide, to conduct a telephone survey to measure how we are doing. Our clients are … Continue reading

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10 Surprising Clues You’ll Live to 100 (6-10)

From Caring.com Clue #6: When were you born? What it may mean: Growing lifespans give younger people an edge. A 2011 report by the British Department for Work and Pensions estimated life expectancy for citizens at various ages, providing a … Continue reading

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How to Communicate with People Who Have Dementia

¬†¬†Believe in their personhood The goal in caring for a person with dementia is their well-being. Tom Kitwood, one of the most respected voices in early dementia care and the author of Dementia Reconsidered, says that we can enhance the … Continue reading

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Testimonial

“I can’t begin to express how grateful our whole family is to the wonderful staff at Blessings! for Seniors for the way they dealt with the needs of my 96-year-old dad on very short notice.¬† His wife had become very … Continue reading

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