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GiftsiS-Holiday_Gift_Ideas_for_Older_Adults_and_People_Living_With_Dementia-iStock-871185740As people age, they generally become hard to buy gifts for, often because they are in the process of weeding through their belongings and need so little. Also, many have issues with their health ranging from arthritic pain to cognitive disorders which influence what they can use. Still, we want to include them in holiday giving. What to do? Here are some practical, but still enjoyable, ideas. 

View slideshow on HealthCentral for tips about gifts for older adults, people with chronic pain, and people living with dementia:

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