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Celine Dion: Singer, Spousal Caregiver, Example of Strength Celine Dion has received a great deal of attention recently as she plans to resume her regular performances in Las Vegas later this week. Around this time last year, Dion announced a hiatus from her Vegas shows and cancellation of her tour…

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Senior Anxiety, OCD and Hoarding In some cases, anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It’s our body’s way coping. But when anxiety becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it crosses the line to become a disabling disorder. Anxiety is not a normal part of aging. Anxiety People…

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This Personality Trait Could Double Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Anger, guilt, worry and jealousy; a quartet of traits often experienced multiple times during different phases of the caregiver’s journey. But women for whom these so-called “neurotic” traits are the norm in middle age may find that their risk for developing…

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An 86-Year-Old Widow Rented a Pub for Christmas, You’ll Never Guess Why Worried that she and her fellow retirees would be spending the holiday season alone, one 86-year-old widow recently took matters into her own hands, renting out an entire pub and extending an open invitation to the older residents…

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Where to Find the Cheapest Long Term Care in America The price of long term care for aging adults continues to rise, with assisted living and nursing home costs increasing more rapidly than the cost of hiring an in-home caregiver, according to Genworth’s 2015 Cost of Care study. Here are…

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The Importance of a Positive Attitude Do you wake up every morning appreciative of another day or do you roll out of bed with, “Oh, another day of the same old thing”? Our attitude sets the stage for how each day plays out. Attitude can affect our health, our marriage,…

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Falls and Fractures A simple thing can change your life—like tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor. If you fall, you could break a bone, like thousands of older men and women do each year. A broken bone might not sound awful. But, for older people, a…

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How to Hire a Caregiver As the name suggests, a caregiver is simply someone who takes care of someone in their charge. In most cases, they are hired for the purpose of tending to an elderly person, a person with disabilities, or an infant (though in this case, they are…

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Foot Pain Information Foot Pain Diagnosis A personal and family medical history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests (e.g., imaging tests, blood tests) may be used to help diagnose foot pain. A family history includes information about structural foot problems and other medical conditions, such as diabetes, gout, and arthritis in the patient’s family. A medical history includes information about…

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Relief of Foot Pain Treatment for foot pain varies, depending on the cause. Mild foot pain often can be relieved by wearing shoes with wide toe boxes, by using shoe inserts or pads (available over the counter), and by keeping off the affected foot as much as possible until the pain subsides. RICE therapy—rest,…