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4 Low-Impact Exercises to Help Improve Balance and Mobility

By |September 21st, 2020|Categories: Senior Care Advice|Tags: , , , , |

Because of joint problems, increased physical activity for seniors needs to be of the low-impact variety, meaning there is little-to-no hard impact with the ground. Here are four low-impact exercises seniors can enjoy, which will aid not only their balance and mobility but their overall health as well.

Why Becoming a Volunteer Mediator May Be the Vocation for You

By |August 17th, 2020|Categories: Mediation|Tags: , , , , |

Going to court to resolve differences is common, which makes the entire process more stressful and expensive for all parties involved. On the other hand, mediation is a practice that’s commonly used to avoid all those hassles. If becoming a volunteer mediator has been on your “to-do” list, here’s why it just might be the right decision.

Providing Senior Companionship Can Be Good for Your Health

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: Senior Companions|Tags: , , , , |

Every year in the U.S., millions of people provide emotional support and daily living assistance to aging in place elderly loved ones. And although providing senior companionship can be time consuming, tiring and stressful, it can also be highly rewarding and gratifying. In fact, there are several reasons why being a care companion ultimately benefits your health, starting with these.

Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss in Students

By |July 6th, 2020|Categories: Center for Childcare Careers|Tags: , , , , |

Summer learning loss, also known as the “summer slide” or “summer slump”, is common in most students. Unfortunately, forgetting newly acquired knowledge negatively affects kids, their parents and teachers. What follows are some reliable ways as a parent to help your child stay sharper.

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