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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.]

About Us

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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Flight Tracking Apps and Websites

Flight Tracking Apps and Websites (via Tales Told From The Road) I’m sitting at home, thinking maybe it’s time to fly off somewhere on vacation. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, so I know that hundreds of planes are taking off and landing at local airports throughout the day and evening. But who’s up there… … [Continue Reading.]

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Physician Cures Her MS With Diet- Are You Eating Enough?

I first learned about Dr. Terry Wahls this morning on my favorite radio station, Kink.fm.  The morning host had just finished her book and was remarking about … [Read More...]

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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 … [Read More...]

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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 … [Read More...]

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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

February is American Heart Month

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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Top 5 Dementia Articles for 2014

We thought it fitting to provide you with a new top 5 list to ring in the new year.  Listed below are the top 5 articles on DEMENTIA for this, the first week of 2014.  We hope you find it both interesting and … [Continue Reading

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7 Ways to Make Your Bathroom More Accessible for the Elderly

For the elderly, using the bathroom effectively – whether it is the toilet, faucets, or the shower and bathtub – can be difficult. For people who have lost mobility and strength, standing in a shower for a long … [Continue Reading

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Mimi Foundation Fights Cancer With Kindness

Myriam Ullens de Schooten founded The Mimi Foundation to help cancer sufferers fight for their health and wellness.  Myriam calls herself Mimi, and as a former cancer patient, she knows a lot about this … [Continue Reading

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Asimbonanga Flash Mob – Touching Tribute to Nelson Mandela

If you haven't seen this (Nelson Mandela) tribute yet, it's worth a look.  A local supermarket collaborated with the Soweto Gospel Choir to organize a flash mob at a Parkview store in Johannesburg.  The flash … [Continue Reading

Healthy Food Choices May Help Us Live Longer

Healthy Food Choices for a Longer Life

Is it safe to assume that a person who maintains a healthy body weight is making better food choices and will live longer? Many people feel that making healthy food choices is more about achieving a desired … [Continue Reading

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