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The Senior List® is a ratings and review portal for everything senior related.  Visit our Nationwide Senior Care Directory for ratings & reviews on senior services.   If you're looking for Product Reviews (on medical alert systems, or senior-friendly cell phones) you'll find them here.  Our blog contains wonderful information on caregiving, health matters, technology, and more. Your participation is requested... Your comments, ratings … [Continue Reading.]

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Ratings & Reviews For Senior Services

Our Eldercare Directory is consumer driven, and contains thousands of local ratings and reviews.  Since 2006, The Senior List has grown organically, and built a reputation as a trusted resource in the search for quality local senior care providers.  The Senior List helps consumers connect with the best local senior care providers as rated by experienced consumers! The Senior List allows families to browse our extensive database, and … [Continue Reading.]

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The Senior List® is a community-driven portal focused on linking families to quality products and senior services online. The Senior List was founded by a team that believes that transparency is the key to finding quality senior services in local communities. The problem is that most people just don't know where to start. They usually thumb through the yellow pages, spend unproductive hours searching online, or make phone calls to friends or … [Continue Reading.]

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Top 5 Features Of A Modern Medical Alert System

We've written extensively about medical alert systems here on The Senior List. We've done so in an attempt to educate the public on appropriateness of use, and to offer tips and advice on buying a medical alert system for your loved one (or yourself). One of the things we haven't focused on as much is what we think the perfect medical alert system consists of.  So with that as a backdrop, here is our wish list. Our top 5 features that would … [Continue Reading.]

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Top 5 Features Of A Modern Medical Alert System

We've written extensively about medical alert systems here on The Senior List. We've done so in an attempt to educate the public on appropriateness of use, and … [Read More...]

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How Do They Make Custom Fitted Hearing Aids?

If you've ever shopped for a hearing aid, you know there are many hearing aid options to choose from.  Depending on you or your family member's needs, you may … [Read More...]

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Best List Of Senior Discounts For 2014

We had such a tremendous response to our 2013 list of senior discounts  that we wanted to update that list and make it even better!  Based on your feedback and … [Read More...]

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Best List Of Senior Discounts For 2014

We had such a tremendous response to our 2013 list of senior discounts  that we wanted to update that list and make it even better!  Based on your feedback and a little homework, we compiled a new "Best List Of … [Continue Reading

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Best Places To Retire For Less

If you've been following our posts recently you know we published a list of best beach towns to retire in America.  This list is admittedly biased to towns out west (hey we spend a lot of time out there), but … [Continue Reading

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Happy Independence Day 2014

What Is Independence Day? "Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States of America commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July … [Continue Reading

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Happy Fathers Day 2014

"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years." ~Mark … [Continue Reading

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Best Beach Towns In America For Retirement

Looking forward to retiring in the same community you slaved away in for 40+ years?  If not, you may be dreaming of life in a cozy beach community where the idea of fresh air, fresh fish, and fresh adventures … [Continue Reading

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US guidelines urge more cholesterol meds than Europe

US guidelines urge more cholesterol meds than Europe (via AFP) US guidelines for prescribing cholesterol-lowering drugs to people over 55 call for many more to be taking the medications than in Europe, … [Continue Reading

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Top 10 Quotes About Growing Old

Found a great quote about growing old this morning so I decided to scour the interwebs for a top 10 list.  Add your favorites to the list below! Top 10 Quotes About Growing Old "Too many people, when they … [Continue Reading

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Elderly Couple Took Photo In Same Place Each Season Until The Inevitable

Purportedly, journalist Ken Griffiths of The Sunday Times took a photo of the same couple, in the same place (outside their home), each season for 12 consecutive years.  There are many theories surrounding this … [Continue Reading

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10 Tips To Total Healing

10 Tips To Total Healing (via Honey Colony) By Kathy Gruver, Buzzworthy Blog Though one of the most basic things our bodies do, healing is complicated by bio-individuality, our mental states and our … [Continue Reading

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What Boomers Look For In A Retirement Community

Media Post's Engage Boomers Blog wrote a nice piece on the 5 things boomers are looking for in a retirement community and we thought we'd pass a few of these tidbits along.  There are a few obvious features, … [Continue Reading

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PRISONS GET GRAYER, BUT EFFORTS TO RELEASE THE DYING LAG

PRISONS GET GRAYER, BUT EFFORTS TO RELEASE THE DYING LAG (via City Limits) Phil Lyons sat with four other inmates, shackled and handcuffed inside a dark blue windowless van with no air conditioning. It was … [Continue Reading

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Book Review: Plan Ahead: Tools for the Caregiver

While there are many books for caregivers and senior care in general, few are able to distinguish themselves as part workbook, part resource and part guide.  The author, Walt Sonksen has done a nice job putting … [Continue Reading

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February is American Heart Month- What are you doing to care for your heart?

February is American Heart Month and I just celebrated by taking a brisk walk.  It's important to show some love to your heart since Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the number one killer for men and women in … [Continue Reading

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Making a Difference, One Wave at a Time

It's not hard to find inspiration on the web, a few minutes spent on youtube or facebook is all it usually takes to make us tear up.  The waterworks get turned on when we see inspiration and seniors in the same … [Continue Reading

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Improve Home Access and Mobility For Seniors – Tune Up Your Doors!

Are the doors in your home sticky, narrow or just plain unwieldy? For most of us, this can be a big annoyance. However, for seniors, it can be a significant impediment to mobility in the home. Fortunately, … [Continue Reading

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