Daily Archives February 23, 2015

Are Your Parents at Risk?

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As elderly people age, they become more susceptible to many hazards, such as falling and getting lost or disoriented. One of the most common hazards facing seniors today is elder abuse. Whether they live at home or in assisted living facilities, many seniors are at risk of being abused by their caretakers. While the abuser will probably not abuse the elder in front of you, there are still some tell-tale signs to look out for.

Signs of physical abuse or neglect often manifest as repeated unexplained injuries, or bruises and welts on wrists and arms. The senior may be dismissive of the injuries, or unwilling to visit the same doctor for treatment of multiple injuries. Broken glasses

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Three Excellent Reasons for Donating Clothing to Charity This Winter

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Winter can be the most difficult time of the year for anyone but especially for people who are unable to stay warm and comfortable. For those without adequate food, shelter, and clothing, the winter months can be some of the longest of the year.

Fortunately, however, there are charity organizations that focus on helping families in need when the temperatures drop below freezing. One thing that charities look for during this time of the year is clothing because it can help just about everyone. If it’s been some time since you cleaned out your closets, here are three reasons you may want to consider donating clothing to charity:

    1. Donating clothing help

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