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Home Modifications for the Elderly

If your elderly parents are living independently or you’re caring for an aging loved one at home, safety is a prominent concern. At first glance, the home may not seem like a ...
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What is Custodial Care?

Aside from medical care, seniors with dementia or other conditions often need help with day to day tasks. Here we’ll define custodial care, what effects the costs involved, and ...
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WHO WILL RESCUE ALZHEIMER'S IF PHARMA CAN'T?

Tom Riley, far left, discusses technology's role in the fight against Alzheimer's with Ted Fischer, Ageless Innovations - Joy for All, David Keene, Dthera Sciences,Carrie ...
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Top 51 Conferences for Caregivers in 2019

According to 2015 data compiled by the National Alliance for Caregiving and the AARP, an approximate 43.5 million people had provided unpaid, caregiving to family members in ...
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The Best Brain Games for Seniors

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8 Pureed Recipes To Try At Home

While you may not like to think about it, there might come a time when an elderly loved one requires pureed food as their main diet. Fortunately, pureeing food doesn’t have to ...
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What is Sundowner’s Syndrome?

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A letter to Mom on Thanksgiving

Lois and her mother“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
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What Is the VA Caregiver Program?

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10 things only family caregivers can relate to

Family caregivers find themselves playing many roles. In the morning, you might be a chef, cooking up food for your loved one. By noon, you’re a chauffeur, driving to ...
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From Nurse to Caregiver. Why I Enjoy My Career.

I didn’t know I wanted to become a nurse. I was 19 when I took a free course through Boston Public Schools to earn my Licensed Practical Nursing license. From there I worked in ...
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EMPIRICAL PROOF THAT HEALTHCARE COLLABORATION PLATFORMS ENGAGE USERS

A 2016 market report from Gartner Research claims: “Clinical communication and collaboration platforms can improve care quality, care team effectiveness and the patient ...
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What are Elderly Bedsores?

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Memories in a song

“I'm never gonna know what you go throughAll the things I say or doAll the hurt and all the painOne thing selfishly remains
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The 50 Best Cell Phones for Seniors

If you think cell phones are exclusively (or even predominantly) used by young people, you’d be wrong. Everyone can benefit from having a cell phone – in fact, there are many ...
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Managing Dementia Sleep Problems

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EMPATHY AS A SERVICE

An interesting thing happens when analyzing how patients and their caregivers communicate and collaborate with healthcare professionals, when we study the nature of the ...
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What is Anticipatory Grief?

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Alzheimer’s Facts: 50 Eye-Opening Facts and Statistics About Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Impacts

While we understand more about Alzheimer’s disease today than ever before, there’s still much we don’t know about it.  More research is still needed to provide answers that can ...
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Taking care of mom

George and his mother
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National Relaxation Day is August 15th

  National Relaxation Day is a day to slow down, unwind and take time for yourself. (Even as caregivers). Relaxation can be difficult to come by for caregivers. Some caregivers ...
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Avoid Feeling Isolated as a Male Caregiver

 
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