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Are Doctors Overprescribing Antidepressants? Many people not diagnosed with depression take them More doctors who are not psychiatrists are offering antidepressants to patients, often for vague complaints of fatigue, headaches or gloominess. Indeed, the practice of prescribing these drugs without a diagnosis of depression is escalating and more common in men and women over…

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Decreased Strength and Mobility a Sign That Seniors May Need Assistance I’ve noticed that my 82-year-old mother does not have the strength and stamina she once did. Nor does she have the mobility and dexterity she enjoyed in her younger years. Are these signs that she shouldn’t be living alone…

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Know Your Rights When Receiving Home Care Services Federal law requires that all individuals receiving home care services be informed of their rights as a patient. Following is a model patient bill of rights the National Association for Home Care (NAHC) has developed, based on the patient rights currently enforced…

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Brain Health and Home Care Our understanding of brain health has grown by giant leaps over the past few decades. Sophisticated new imaging technologies allow researchers to observe the working of the brain in ways that would have seemed like science fiction only a few years ago. This research has…

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Investing Time as a Caregiver The large majority of employed American caregivers — people who work at least 15 hours per week and help care for an aging family member, relative, or friend — are looking after an elderly parent. Specifically, 72% say they provide care to a parent and…

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Why Older Adults Seem Mentally Sharper in the Morning Going to the doctor, paying bills, taking a driving test—older adults should try to tackle their most taxing tasks earlier in the day, claims new evidence from the University of Toronto (UT) that suggests aging brains function best in the morning…

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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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Know Your Rights When Receiving Home Care Services Federal law requires that all individuals receiving home care services be informed of their rights as a patient. Following is a model patient bill of rights the National Association for Home Care (NAHC) has developed, based on the patient rights currently enforced…

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When a Loved One Resists Care At some point, you may want to care for those who’ve cared for you in the past. Everyone needs help getting through hurdles in life at some point. The difficulty when caring for an older family member, such as a parent, is that they…

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7 Types of Leaky Bladder 1. Stress Incontinence Accidental leakages of urine occur after activities such as laughing, sneezing, coughing, exercising, lifting and having sex. Weak pelvic floor muscles are to blame. Many women experience stress incontinence during or after pregnancy, childbirth or menopause. 2. Urge Incontinence In this form…