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Fall prevention: Simple tips to prevent falls

Falls put you at risk of serious injury. Prevent falls with these simple fall prevention measures, from reviewing your medications to hazard-proofing your home. By Mayo Clinic Staff Fall prevention is an important topic to consider as you get older. Physical changes and health conditions — and sometimes the medications used to treat those conditions — make falls more likely as you age. In fact, falls are a leading cause [...]

By |May 24th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to Stop Family Disputes Over Elderly Parents

Written by Claire Samuels   Siblings often have differences of opinion about their elderly parent’s care. Whether it’s disagreements about how much effort each sibling is contributing, financial burdens, where your parent might live, or other family arguments pertaining to important decisions, each sibling might feel they know what’s best. But not everyone can be right.   In this Article 01Siblings disagree about how much care is needed 02One child does [...]

By |May 12th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

10 Early Signs of Dementia: When To Be Concerned

All content below is written by and belongs to AgingCare. Dementia results in a serious decline in thinking skills and physical abilities. Yet the first symptoms of dementia can go undetected. Telling the difference between normal aging and the beginning stages of dementia may be difficult. Symptoms are usually subtle at first, and your loved one could be masking their symptoms. Further complicating the matter, dementia is a term used to describe [...]

By |March 20th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to Identify the Right Time for Senior Care

All content below is taken from and belongs to U.S. News. The statistics are staggering: The number of caregivers of adults in the U.S. has increased by more than 8 million since 2015, according to a 2020 report from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving. The report also notes that 24% of caregivers are caring for two or more older adults at a time and that nearly 9 in 10 are [...]

By |March 20th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Grief vs. Depression in the Elderly: A Guide for Caregivers

As part of the aging process, older adults commonly experience losses like the death of a friend, family member, or pet; changes in health; and gradual declines of mobility and independence. These and other losses often lead to grief and mourning, and working through those feelings is an important part of your loved one’s emotional wellness. However, there’s no timeline for grief. So, as a caregiver, how do you know [...]

By |March 9th, 2023|Categories: COVID-19, Dementia Care|
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