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When an Elderly Loved One Resists Your Care

Caring for an elderly loved one may be a difficult task, especially if your loved one is resistant to care. As people age, their cognition begins to decline, and they may not be totally in their right mind whenever they … Continue reading

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Common Home Care Problems and Solutions

If you are your elderly loved one’s main caregiver, then you may come across a few common problems during their care. If you do have issues caring for them, then it does not mean that you are failing as a … Continue reading

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Caring for a Senior with Multiple Sclerosis

Being a caregiver for any senior may prove to be difficult and incredibly stressful. However, if your elderly loved one suffers from a neurodegenerative disorder such as multiple sclerosis (MS) then the challenges you face on a daily basis may … Continue reading

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What Non-Medical Home Care Services Include?

If you live far away from your elderly loved ones then you may wonder if they are receiving all of the help they need, especially if they live alone. As seniors age they may find it more difficult to complete … Continue reading

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Common Myths and Misconceptions about Home Care

In today’s society, much of the elderly population is choosing not to go into a nursing home or an assisted living facility once they grow older. Instead, many seniors are opting to stay in their own homes and hire caregivers. … Continue reading

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Dysarthria (Slurred Speech) in the Elderly

Slurred speech, or dysarthria, is a common disorder that affects much of the elderly population. The condition occurs when the muscles of the mouth, face and throat become weakened and stop working properly. As people age, they begin to lose … Continue reading

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Multiple Sclerosis: Definition, Causes, Types and Symptoms

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated disease that targets a patient’s central nervous system. This disease can vary in severity and type. In total, there are four different types of MS. Anyone at any age can develop the disease; however … Continue reading

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Chronic Kidney Disease in the Elderly

Chronic kidney disease is an illness that often affects the elderly. It is characterized by a gradual loss of kidney function over a long time period. This disease differs from acute kidney disease due to its duration and its severity. … Continue reading

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Safety Modifications for a Senior Friendly Bedroom

Most homes are designed for people who are young and able to move around freely. For this reason, as people age, their homes may not be up to par. As adults age, they often modify their homes to fit their … Continue reading

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Warning Signs of Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system. People who are diagnosed with the disease suffer from many movement disabilities including poverty of movement, involuntary shaking, muscle rigidity, and an unstable posture. The disease is … Continue reading

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