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A Brief Description of Medicare for Caregivers Being a caregiver is challenging enough. But when the person you’re caring for is reaching the enrollment age for Medicare – or is past that age but needs to be enrolled anyway – the prospect of engaging in what may seem like a…

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With winter months approaching, it’s time to put the golf clubs and short sleeve shirts away, and break out the winter coats.  It’s also time to start thinking about winter safety, especially when it comes to the elderly. According the National Institute of Health, more than 1 in 3 Americans…

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New Study Addresses Caregivers’ Questions about Donepezil For the vast majority of the aging population, avoiding placement in a nursing home or assisted living facility is a top priority. There are countless ways to go about this, such as hiring in-home care services or using home and community-based services to…

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Safety Tips For Seniors Safety both in and out of the home is a top priority for elders and there are many simple safety steps that will reduce the risk of accidents and abuse. Here are 40 safety tips to make aging in place easier, safer and more enjoyable: Fall…

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Emergency Preparedness There are several items you can get and procedures you can follow to better safeguard against your elderly loved one falling victim to an in-home emergency. Here are just a few. Cordless phone. A cordless phone with a clip can easily be hooked to a belt loop. Some…

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The Dangerous Dementia Symptom That Isn’t Memory Loss When most people think about the telltale signs of dementia, memory loss is often top of mind. But while it’s true that trouble with short term memory is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease—the most common form of dementia—other categories of chronic cognitive…

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This Man Lost $9 Million Saving His Grandmother from Elder Abuse Philip Marshall, grandson of the famous philanthropist and New York City socialite, Brooke Astor, recently lost out on an estimated nine million dollars when he was removed from the will of Anthony Marshall, his father, whom Philip testified against…

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Treating Cataracts May Slow Cognitive Decline Adults who struggle with low vision, whether due to cataracts, glaucoma or other age-related eye diseases, often experience difficulty communicating with others and engaging with their surroundings; two important factors for staying mentally sharp. There are various surgeries and treatments available to alleviate these…

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Providing Care for Elderly Parents Providing care is stressful and demanding. For many, it can be the equivalent of a full-time job or more. Sleep patterns may be altered. Activity with others may be drastically reduced. An adult child may need to assume a new role with his parent. A…

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 Most People with Alzheimer’s Aren’t Being Told Their Diagnosis If you or someone you love was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, would you want to know? According to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association, the majority of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia may not have a…