Category Archives: EldercareABC Carnival

Could eyes hold the key to understanding Alzheimer’s?

At the University of Lancashire, new tests have been carried out in an attempt to better understand Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia which affects around 496,000 people in the UK and can be characterised by memory loss, mood changes and problems with communication and reasoning. Whilst not exclusively limited…
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EldercareABC Blog Carnival – March 7, 2012

Welcome to the March 7, 2012 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival. On Elders, Discounts and Priceless Moments...We also might emphasize that they are now grandparents and are helping the newer generations get situated and on track with their lives. Another perspective will see elders as being mentors, guides and civic elders who ... Help For…
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EldercareABC Blog Carnival – January 25, 2012

Welcome to the January 25, 2012 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival. Elder Care Abuse: How to Know and When to Act - Inside Elder Care...Elder abuse is something that occurs in the United States more frequently than many of us know. Learn the signs of elder abuse and how to take action to protect your…
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EldercareABC Blog Carnival – January 11, 2012

Welcome to the January 11, 2012 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival. Linda Rodriguez presents Residents’ Rights and Common Rights Violations posted at Nursing Home Abuse, saying, "Nursing homes are places for people who either cannot take care of themselves or need help taking care of themselves. For whatever reason, this means to some that nursing…
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EldercareABC Blog Carnival – December 14, 2011

Welcome to the December 14, 2011 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival. Megan Kirkland presents Symptoms of Arthritis – Catch it Early in Life | Home Helpers Elgin posted at Home Helpers Elgin. Megan Kirkland presents Seniors Keeping with the Times | Home Helpers Elgin posted at Home Helpers Elgin. Megan Kirkland presents Learning About Love:…
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EldercareABC Blog Carnival – November 2, 2011

Welcome to the November 2, 2011 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival. Help For The Elderly...The elderly are also in need of medical help and also emotional support when simple chores which were once part of daily routine becomes a nightmare. However, elderly senior care is something that has been ignored for ... Overcoming Communication Issues…
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EldercareABC Blog Carnival – October 26, 2011

Welcome to the October 26, 2011 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival. Elder Care – Do It straight through Home Help!...Home help is commonly a service where powerful and experienced caretaker will come to the elderly person's home to help out with varied activities such as bathing, dressing or feeding. This will be done according to…
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EldercareABC Blog Carnival – October 19, 2011

Welcome to the October 19, 2011 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival. lRegular hearing tests important to health in elderly – The Good Care ...While many elderly people undergo a regular visit to the optician as part of good health practice, many often neglect to include a hearing test as part of... Nanny Jobs » 10…
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Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors & Caregivers

By George Williams [caption id="attachment_6998" align="alignleft" width="234" caption="Taken from http://tinyurl.com/6fym93f"][/caption] The number-one cause of death due to injury in the home is falling; and falls on stairs are the incidents that most often prove fatal. Due to declining strength and dexterity, falls are all too common among seniors. As a result, fall prevention is a…
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