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Winter Safety for Seniors

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and Winter is coming.  When you think about winter safety for your senior, you probably think of the Flu, Pneumonia, or Covid-19.  While those are serious issues, we may forget about safety at home during everyday activities.  We've come up ...
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Celiac Disease in the Elderly

What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease in the elderly is a serious autoimmune disorder that affects the digestive system. People with celiac disease cannot tolerate gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. When people with celiac disease eat foods containing gluten, their immune system reacts by damaging the ...
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End of Life Care at Home

There are many benefits to receiving end of life care at home. Home caregivers can provide support and assistance with activities of daily living, as well as emotional support for both the patient and their family members. End of life care at home can also help to keep costs down. ...
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Caregiving: A Rewarding Career

Caregiving can be one of the most rewarding careers you can pursue. It allows you to help others in their time of need and can make a huge difference in their everyday lives.  The role of a caregiver is to offer supportive care to older adults by providing companionship and ...
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Caregiving

Diabetes Management for Seniors

Diabetes management for seniors can be a challenge. This is true especially if they are suffering from mental decline, such as Dementia or Alzheimer's. With the constant monitoring requirements and the need for self-administration of insulin injections, it can be difficult to keep up with the routine. However, there are ...
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Diet for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Prevention

The combination of the Mediterranean Diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet is known as the MIND Diet.  The Mind Diet is great for prevention of Dementia and Alzheimer's, as well as the decline in brain health that often occurs as people get older. The MIND diet ...
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