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Tips For Helping Elderly Parents Cope With Loneliness

Statistics clearly point out the leaning towards an aging population and coping with elder care and loneliness will become a concern for many of us at some stage in our adult years. Possibly a phone call from a anxious relative or neighbor will force us to confront our parent's changing condition and our own accountability…
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Misconceptions of Depression in the Elderly

Depression is a serious condition that is quite common in the elderly. With the proper intervention, depression can be treated and the quality of elderly depression, elderly assistancelife is improved. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about depression that stop people from getting the proper treatment. A lot of people think of depression as…
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Finding Affordable Veterans Assisted Living

There are way too many people who don't know about veterans assisted living benefits that can make the difference in the quality of care and the homes they can choose. If you are a war-time veteran (no you do not have to have seen combat or serve overseas) you probably have not been told about…
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Types of Senior Home Care Services

The desire to lead a full, independent, and dignified life is no less important when a person transitions into the older adult stage. With this in mind, the senior home care services industry has expanded in order to offer services that will enrich a person's life with personalized in-home care. These services may fall into…
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Swine Flu Prevention

Swine Flu Prevention Guidelines For Seniors, The Aging & Caregivers You have all undoubtedly heard all the recent news about swine flu-but have you thought about what it means for the seniors in your life, your aging parents or you as a caregiver? To date, almost all cases in the North America have been mild…
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Getting Proper Care From an Alzheimer's Society

Are you looking for an American Alzheimers society aimed at providing education, emotional support and practical assistance for your Alzheimers patient relative? The importance of seeking Alzheimers help cannot be overstated. Two-thirds of Alzheimers caregivers suffer from depression. (more…)
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Geriatric Care

Geriatric care management is such a system that assists elder adults and their relatives to deal with age-related conditions. It is also called Elder Care. There are some other care system options available in the United States for elder people including helping living, nursing home, elder day care, elder societies, and old adult home care.…
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Elderly Parents – Why Don't They Let Me Help Them?

One of the reasons that it is so difficult to care for your aging parent is that they often times refuse you help. This is so frustrating! All you want to do is to help them and they act like an irrational child! Your reaction causes them to get upset which causes you to get…
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Controversial News About Anti Aging Vitamin D

Chances are, by now you've heard SOMETHING about the anti aging benefits of Vitamin D. This little miracle vitamin (specifically Vitamin D3) has been getting a lot of press lately. If you haven't heard about the benefits of Vitamin D, here is a brief list: inhibits inflammation (major cause of aging) maintains calcium balance helps…
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Potentials of a Parkinson’s Disease Physical Therapy

Two areas of physical therapy are Geriatric physical therapy and Neurological physical therapy. Geriatrics focus on the conditions that affect many people as they grow older - arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, hip and joint replacement, balance disorders, incontinence, Parkinson's and more. Neurological PT focus on individuals who have a neurological disorder or disease -…
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