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Prevent Caregiver Burnout With Respite Care Assistance

Taking care of an older loved one, while incredibly fulfilling, can also lead to an elevated level of caregiver stress. The full-time pressure of meeting a loved one’s care needs can very quickly escalate to turn into caregiver burnout – a dangerous concern that can lead to a loss of

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Reduce Senior Visits to the Emergency Room With These Tips

Although naturally we would like to visualize enjoying a Norman Rockwell-worthy holiday gathering, with all of our loved ones spending quality time together and mom’s traditional holiday feast, the reality for countless families instead consists of something unanticipated: an E/R visit. In fact, research reveals that senior visits to the

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confused senior man - Anosognosia may occur in seniors with dementia

Combating Anosognosia in a Person with Dementia

“How could you possibly say that I have dementia? There’s not a single thing wrong with me!” If an older loved one with dementia voices sentiments like this, you may be thinking to yourself that the senior is simply in denial and not willing to admit such a difficult diagnosis.

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Alzheimer’s Care Tips During COVID-19

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s is often difficult under the best of scenarios; mix in a global pandemic, one which calls for social distancing, masks, and thorough sterilization of both ourselves and our environment, and the challenge might appear insurmountable. Complete Care at Home recommends the following tactics to help reduce

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Top COVID-19 Resources for Family Caregivers and Seniors

Knowing the best place to turn for the current and most dependable info on COVID-19, specifically as it relates to the elderly and people who provide caregiving assistance for them, is important – and can be confusing. Because there are many sources and different viewpoints on this serious situation, we

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Exercise for Arthritis

Exercise for Arthritis – New Guidelines for Seniors

Everyone needs to exercise and stay as active as possible, and seniors are no exception. But for those challenged by the difficulties of arthritis, the pain can create an obstacle when trying to maintain a healthy level of physical activity. Thankfully, the latest recommendations cut back on the level of

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