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Three Things Every Senior Should Know About Finding In-Home Healthcare Finding a good in-home health care provider can be one of the most important decisions a senior citizen can make. Wherever possible, all family members should be involved in the process. This is the best way to ensure that fear,…

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Strategies for Coping with Alzheimer’s Disesae: Patience, Compassion and Flexibility A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is devastating. The disease appears gradually, gaining momentum as it progresses. Alzheimer’s disease robs memory and destroys the ability to learn. Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient is a full-time undertaking. As Alzheimer’s progresses, everyone; spouse, children…

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Three Things Every Senior Should Know About Finding In-Home Healthcare Finding a good in-home health care provider can be one of the most important decisions a senior citizen can make. Wherever possible, all family members should be involved in the process. This is the best way to ensure that fear,…

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Inching Towards a Cure for Alzheimer’s Headlines proclaiming the discovery of a potential Alzheimer’s treatment are often in the news, yet a cure for the disease continues to elude scientists. So what’s happening? Why do these seemingly promising studies fail to produce a reliable method of Alzheimer’s prevention or treatment?…

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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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Medications & Older Adults To help prevent medication side effects and other drug-related problems in older adults, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has updated and expanded their resource guide for potentially dangerous or inappropriate medications for older adults. As you get older, your body changes. These changes can increase the…

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 How the New Medicare “Doc Fix” Law Will Affect Older Americans Legislation to remedy one of Medicare’s most troublesome ongoing issues—the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate doctor payments—has passed the Capitol Hill gauntlet and was recently signed into law by President Obama. Though much has been made…

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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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 Caregivers and Elders Might be the Deciding Factor in 2012 Election The future of Medicare is a much-debated topic in Washington right now – and one that the 50+ demographic, which includes millions of caregivers and their elderly parents, are intensely concerned about. Their highly-charged emotions could sway the 2012…

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 Danger of Falling Greater for Elders Due to Reduced Mental Motor Skills An increased vulnerability to falling is an unfortunate occupational hazard of being an elder. Though there are many things that can cause an elder to fall (medications, surgeries, and impaired vision to name a few), a recent study…