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You Have the Right to Decide:  Expressing Your Health Care Wishes Advances in medical technology now enable individuals to survive illnesses and injuries that previously would have been fatal. These advances may be a blessing for many, but they raise questions about the quality of life as it is prolonged….

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Caring for Someone Who Stays Awake During the Night You may be caring for a parent or older person who wants to stay up all night and sleep at odd hours during the day. This behavior is known as “sundowning.” The Alzheimer’s Association states that 20% of people diagnosed with…

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 Is home care right for my loved one or me? It’s natural to want to stay at home as you grow older—most seniors hope to be able to. However, taking a step back to look at the big picture can help you decide whether staying at home for the long…

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Most People with Alzheimer’s Aren’t Being Told Their Diagnosis Only 45 percent of men and women with Alzheimer’s disease and 27 percent of people with a non-Alzheimer’s type of dementia have been officially told their diagnosis by their doctor, an analysis of data from more than 16,000 Medicare beneficiaries revealed….

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Care Transitions: When One Spouse Moves and the Other Stays Behind In sickness and in health, for better or for worse: these aspects of the marriage vows are often heavily tested in the senior years. Countless seniors are currently caring for a spouse following an illness or injury: a dementia…

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Tips For The Elderly Living Alone For many elderly people, living alone can be a scary and confusing new experience. Some have never lived alone before and have always relied on others to take care of finances, home security, and housekeeping. Others are struggling with health and mobility issues that make daily living difficult….

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Area Agencies on Aging An excellent resource for seniors & caregivers Area Agencies on Aging (AAA’s) were established in 1973 by the Older Americans Act (OAA) in response to the growing needs of America’s aging population. Since that time, AAA’s have been staunch advocates for services and resources for both…

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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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 Scientists Search Reagan’s Speech for Signs of Alzheimer’s Former president Ronald Reagan is known for many things: “Reaganomics,” the War on Drugs, the end of the Cold War, surviving an assassination attempt, the Iran-Contra affair—a list of policies and events as long as it is impactful. But questions about Reagan’s…

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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…