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senior citizens

Great part-time jobs for retirees can result in extra cash

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Upon retiring, many newly minted retirees find themselves looking for ways to fill their free time. Hobbies may not take up too much time, and travel can stretch retirees’ budgets. One way that retirees can make great use of their free time and make a little extra money is to find part-time employment. Part-time jobs […]

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Retirement savings for late bloomers

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Today’s young professionals hear about the importance of saving for retirement seemingly from the moment they are hired. In addition to discussions with human resources personnel about employer-sponsored retirement plans, young professionals are learning about the importance of saving for retirement thanks to the abundance of financial-planning advertisements on television, the radio and the Internet. […]

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Some interesting ways to enjoy travel

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Research indicates that traveling is at the top of the list of interests motivating today’s men and women over the age of 50. Seniors are perhaps the most likely demographic to indulge their love of traveling. Retirement leaves lots of time for recreation, and many choose to spend that time on the road. Travel also […]

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Certain myths about menopause still prevail

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At some point in a woman’s life she will enter menopause. Unlike what the name might suggest, menstruation does not “pause” upon entering menopause. Rather, it ceases to occur from this point on, ending the fertile, reproductive time for females. The North American Menopause Society says menopause typically begins around age 51. It also may […]

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Mismanaging meds can be prevented

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Medication management is an important issue for seniors and their families. Failure to properly manage medications can threaten the lives of seniors, highlighting the emphasis families must place on ensuring seniors take their medications in strict adherence to their physicians’ instructions. Polypharmacy, or the taking of multiple medications for different conditions, can be a potential […]

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Church bids farewell to beloved admin after 4 decades of service

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Historic moments bracket Ada Holmes Person’s four decades of service to her church. When she first came to work at Decatur-Trinity Christian Church in Bartlett, her nation was amidst its 1976 bicentennial celebrations. Now, 40 years later at age 79, while her city is marking its 150th anniversary, she is stepping down from her role […]

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New laws to address abuse, exploitation of senior citizens

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While most caregivers and family members look after senior citizens with love and compassion, there are those who carry out unconscionable acts of violence. The abuse can take many other forms, including psychological cruelty, wanton neglect and financial exploitation. For seniors targeted with financial crimes, this can mean the loss of lifelong savings and pension […]

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Crossroads Hospice seeks student volunteers

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MEMPHIS — Crossroads Hospice is seeking compassionate volunteers to provide comfort, companionship and a helping hand to terminally ill patients and their families in their homes, in assisted living facilities and nursing facilities. Volunteers are also welcome to help Crossroads staff in the office, including planning a “Gift of a Day,” which asks a patient […]

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200 a/c units to be donated to low-income senior citizens

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Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is kicking off its “Play It Cool” program with the donation of 200 window air-conditioning units to qualified low-income seniors and disabled residents of Shelby County. Neighborhood Christian Center will host a screening and application process for the free units at 785 Jackson Avenue, May 10, 2015, from 9 […]

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Lifts, ramps, grab bars help preserve quality of life

  FAQs: Next Day Access 3150 Stage Post Drive, Bartlett, Suite 103, Bartlett Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. (901) 881-6769 Email: kellyinman@nextdayaccess.com or greginman@nextdayaccess.com nextdayaccess.com On Facebook as Next Day Access Contact: Kelly and Greg Inman, corporate managers of the Memphis franchise. Next Day Access helps people to live comfortably despite the infirmities of age […]

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25 states with the most toothless seniors

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Editor’s note: Article provided by HealthGrove.com, via Graphiq.com. The author is Sabrina Perry. According to the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the National Institutes of Health, approximately 25 percent of seniors over age 65 have no remaining natural teeth. (Tennessee ranks fifth in the listing of states below with the most toothless seniors.) While this […]

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Calendar of events for March 3, 2016

Lifeblood lists upcoming blood donation dates Lifeblood has announced the upcoming week of blood drives: March 3: University of Memphis – Rose Theatre Lobby, 470 University St., Memphis. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 4: City University, 1475 E. Shelby Drive, Memphis. Hours: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 4: Brother International, 7777 N. Brother Blvd., Bartlett. Hours: […]

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