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Safe Patient Handling Physical Safety in Caregiving: A Necessary Consideration

Providing elderly care for your family member or loved one can be very challenging on several levels. Mentally, it’s taxing. Financially, it can be a strain. Logistically, it can also be very difficult. But what about the physical strain and toll on the ca

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Preparing for Mid-Stage & Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Care

Preparing for Mid-Stage & Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Care

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, planning for mid-stage and late-stage Alzheimer’s care may be the furthest thing from you mind. But once you have your bearings, you’ll want to find time to think about what lies ahead. As overwhelmin

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Senior Dietary Changes That Can Boost Body Health

Good nutrition is important at any age to maintain a healthy body. It is especially important for aging seniors to sustain proper weight and good health while avoiding chronic conditions such as diabetes. The National Resource Center on Nutrition reports t

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Taking the Keys Away from Dad

It may start with an accident, but just as often, it’s more insidious: an accumulation of incidents or small mistakes or observed problems. No matter what its form, the message is clear: it’s time for Dad to stop driving.

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Fall Prevention Strategies and Tips for Aging Seniors

Your parents are getting older and slower. Balance and vision may start to become an issue in walking. Unfortunately, many seniors don’t realize that they can’t perform activities in the same way anymore. A sudden movement to reach for something or leaning

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Daughter Helping Her Elderly Mom Who Refuses Home Care

What to Do When Your Aging Parents Reject Home Care

People can be stubborn, especially parents who may be insecure of a type of ‘role reversal’ happening. Your parent not only refuses to leave home, but Mom or Dad is rejecting the very idea of a professional caregiver. So how do you get them on board when t

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