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3 Signs a Senior May be Trying to Hide Memory Loss

By | May 31, 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Signs a Senior May be Trying to Hide Memory Loss

 Have you noticed significant changes in the behavior of an aging loved one? Has their once outgoing and friendly personality been replaced with a withdrawn or impatient attitude? Maybe they’re just having a bad day or week. Or maybe it’s something more. Here are 3 warning signs that a senior may be trying to hide…

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Understanding Elder Abuse

By | May 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Understanding Elder Abuse

  This is the second in a two-part blog series on elder abuse. Read The Truth About Elder Abuse here.    What would cause someone to hurt an aging adult? What motivates someone to harm another person, either physically, verbally, or mentally? There is usually not just one answer, but many factors that create this unfortunate situation.…

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The Truth About Elder Abuse

By | May 1, 2017 | Comments Off on The Truth About Elder Abuse

This is Part 1 in a two-part blog topic on Elder Abuse. Understanding the Causes of Elder Abuse is Part 2.   Most people are well aware of the topic child abuse and we have a protective instinct for these children since they are unable to defend or speak up for themselves. What is not…

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Top 3 Questions About How and When to Place an Aging Parent

By | Apr 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Top 3 Questions About How and When to Place an Aging Parent

  Many middle-aged people have elderly parents that are starting to ‘feel their age.’ While it is the hope and prayer of all adults that their parents age in good health and happiness, statistics show us that life doesn’t always lead us along that path. We asked some of the professionals in the senior care industry…

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Early Signs of Cognitive Decline

By | Apr 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Early Signs of Cognitive Decline

It seems like every time you read an article or watch the news the words ‘dementia’ and ‘alzheimer’s’ are being mentioned and it’s for good reason. The rate at which cognitive decline is occurring in elderly adults is staggering. According to a San Diego study done in 2016, in just 15 short years dementia-related diagnoses will increase by 51%.…

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Alzheimer's Disease Risk Factors and Prevention

By | Mar 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Alzheimer's Disease Risk Factors and Prevention

According to information from The Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org), more than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease or some other related form of dementia. This number is expected to rise to 13.8 million by the year 2050, as the Baby Boomer generation reaches age 65 and beyond.   Here are some known risk factors and preventative…

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How to Help When It's Unwanted

By | Feb 28, 2017 | Comments Off on How to Help When It's Unwanted

  One of the hardest situations to overcome is getting care for a loved one who doesn’t think that they need it. As many people age, their bodies and minds start to fail them, or they have a sudden injury or accident that they cannot completely recover from. This often leads to the inevitable: deciding…

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3 Signs It's Time to Hire a Caregiver

By | Feb 14, 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Signs It's Time to Hire a Caregiver

  If you are involved in the care of a family member on any level, chances are you have experienced both the rewards and challenges of being in such a position. The relationship can have a closeness to it, a companionship that is special, and the feeling of doing something good for another person, especially…

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Choosing a Caregiving Agency

By | Jan 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Choosing a Caregiving Agency

  Once it’s been decided that outside care is needed for the aging or ailing loved one, the task can seem overwhelming or even intimidating. When you consider that a virtual stranger will be coming into the life and home of your aging parent or family member, the task to choose the right person becomes…

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Top 3 Health Concerns for the Aging Adult and How to Avoid Them Now.

By | Jan 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Top 3 Health Concerns for the Aging Adult and How to Avoid Them Now.

  It is no secret that as we age our minds and bodies become less and less reliable. Some of this is due to genetics, but most of it is due to lifestyle choices. How we treat our bodies in our early years has a tremendous impact on how our bodies will treat us in…

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