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Types of Grief Personalities

Death and loss are natural parts of life, but that does not make them any easier for people to deal with when they occur. Everyone has their own way of grieving but there are often categories that people fall into based on how they grieve. Knowing about these categories or grief personalities can be useful for those who have a family member or other loved one who is facing a death or loss. In this article we would like to provide some information about different grief personalities so that family...

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How to Convince a Reluctant Elderly Relative to Visit a Doctor

Sometimes it can be hard to convince elderly relatives to go to the doctor, especially if they do not think there is any cause for concern or they have a fear of the doctor for any reason. Family members who are concerned for their elderly relative should know when to be persistent and when to let the issue go. We at Carefect Home Care Services understand the difficulties that family members face when trying to convince elderly relatives to go to the doctor and would like to offer some tips...

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Tips on How to Help Elderly Loved Ones Fight Depression

Depression can affect people of all ages, but it is often very common in seniors for a variety of reasons. Many seniors have a hard time dealing with depression; some of them do not consider depression an illness and some are too embarrassed to ask for help from family members. Family members should carefully monitor their loved one for signs of depression as they age just in case their loved one does not ask for help on their own. We at Carefect Home Care Services would like to offer some...

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Doll Therapy and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease affects many senior citizens and can be hard for both the patient and their caregiver to deal with, especially as the disease progresses. Researchers have found a new type of therapy called doll therapy that can be very beneficial for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients to engage in. We at Carefect Home Care Services would like to offer some information about doll therapy for family caregivers who are interested in trying this therapy with their loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia. Description Doll therapy involves providing a lifelike...

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Bone Diseases in the Elderly

Bone diseases in the elderly can be very serious and can cause pain, fractures or even bone cancer in patients. As we age, our bone density decreases which can cause bone disease or fractures to occur. Osteoporosis and Paget’s disease are the two most commonly seen bone diseases in the elderly, but there are others to look for as well. We at Carefect Home Care Services would like to share some tips on what to look for and how to possibly prevent these diseases. Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is the most common...

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