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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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Veteran's Stand Down Event

By | Jan 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Veteran's Stand Down Event

  This time of year inspires us to count our blessings and to reorganize and reprioritize what is important to us.  As the team at Golden Care started to plan our holiday festivities in December, we all felt a twinge of conviction as we have been given so much. There are others in our very…

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Top 3 Scams Aimed at Seniors

By | Dec 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Top 3 Scams Aimed at Seniors

  I was recently talking to a woman who informed me of a recent internet scam targeting her aging sister in law.  While working online, a warning popped up informing her that there was a virus on her computer and if she wanted it fixed, she should contact a certain phone number right away. She…

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A Cookie You Can Feel Good About Eating

By | Nov 25, 2016 | Comments Off on A Cookie You Can Feel Good About Eating

  No one would argue the fact that cookies are a “treat,” meant to be consumed on the occasion rather than daily. While many cookies taste good, we can hardly be proud of the toll they take on our bodies and health, and during the holidays we seem to be really good at finding any…

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3 Tips when Visiting Elderly Relatives this Holiday Season

By | Nov 14, 2016 | Comments Off on 3 Tips when Visiting Elderly Relatives this Holiday Season

  (This information was first produced by ActivCare in San Diego and has been modified for this article.)   If you are like most people, come November and December you will be seeing family and friends who you may not normally see on a frequent basis. The holidays provide time to express our love and…

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