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Stress is bound to happen; it isn’t always a bad thing. After all, as the saying goes, “A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well.” However, specifically for family caregivers, stress can very quickly accumulate… Read More
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Times of crisis may sometimes bring out both the best and the worst in us. During the coronavirus pandemic, we have heard stories of individuals hoarding items and selling them for profit, together with stories of people who selflessly met… Read More
Mesothelioma
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that develops after being exposed to a toxic substance called asbestos. Many people were unknowingly exposed to asbestos for the majority of the 20th century. It usually takes between 20 and 50 years for mesothelioma… Read More
caregiver with assisting senior woman with masks on their face.
Providing care for a senior with Alzheimer’s disease is challenging under the best of circumstances; mix in a worldwide pandemic, one which calls for social distancing, personal protective equipment (PPE), and meticulous sanitation of both us and our home, and… Read More
Senior Women with Gentle Smile
An individual who displays loss of memory, confusion, poor judgment, repetition, and difficulty with completing day to day activities shows classic symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, right? In actuality, what might look to be an obvious case of Alzheimer’s could in… Read More
Coronavirus headlines
Being in touch with where to turn for the latest, most reliable info on COVID-19, especially as it pertains to older adults and those who provide care assistance for them, is extremely important – and can be puzzling. Due to… Read More
Serious mature couple calculating bills to pay, checking domestic finances, middle aged family managing, planning budget, expenses, grey haired man and woman reading bank loan documents at home
Helping the elderly with finances is frequently a forbidden subject, as well as the cause of many arguments, enhanced emotions, and misconceptions. And for a large number of today’s seniors, who maintain a “Depression mentality” from decades of saving for… Read More
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Caring for a loved one living with dementia is a fluid, ever-evolving undertaking. One day may be calm and peaceful, with your loved one enjoying activities, eating healthy meals, and sharing laughter with you; while the next day might be… Read More
Senior man sitting and looking at his medication despondantly
A current research study of more than 2,000 older adults finds that a stunning 87% take a minimum of one prescription drug, and a full 36% are taking five or more – and as many as 38% are using over-the-counter… Read More
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Dementia care calls for both empathy and creativity to manage a variety of complex behaviors and effects, which is especially true when dealing with incontinence, something that is exceedingly common in Alzheimer’s as well as other types of dementia. Below… Read More