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  Two-thirds of seniors in American have been diagnosed with multiple health conditions. Each condition may require various medications and each medication has its own set of special instructions. Remembering which drug to take, how much to take, and when to take it can be a juggling act.  As part of their support system and…

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    By now, you’ve probably heard a whole lot about probiotics. Hailed as the “good bacteria”, probiotics populate the gut and help keep your body healthy and strong. Though they’re not visible to the naked eye, these naturally-occurring, microscopic wonders do a lot behind the scenes, including keeping the digestive tract happy and silently…

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Together we can Deal with Dementia In the UK alone, there are an estimated 850,000 people living with dementia. Worldwide, the number of people who’s lives have been irrevocably changed by a dementia diagnosis is estimated to be close to 47 million. Indeed, one person every 3 minutes is diagnosed with dementia.  These are alarming…

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If you’ve ever wondered exactly what a home health aide does, or what qualifies as home care in the first place, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we answer seven of the most frequently asked questions about being a home health aide, from who employs you to how home care differs from hospice care.…

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Have you been suffering from caregiver burnout recently? You are certainlynot alone. Almost every caregiver experiences exhaustionat some point. After all, caregiving is a tough job that can test you emotionally, mentally and physically. If you don’t look out for your own well-being over time, the stress of being a caregiver can really take a…

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Sleeping

  Did you know that sleep problems can be contagious? Not the way that colds are, of course the inability to sleep is not a virus. However, if you are living with your loved one or client and he or she isn’t sleeping well, you will likely not sleep well either. While, science is only…

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  ID 39231063 © Monkey Business Images | Dreamstime.com For many American seniors, figuring out how to pay for future care needs can be stressful. Long-term care can be expensive, and Medicare doesn’t pay for everything. If you, your spouse, parent, client, or partner have health issues in the future, you may need to stay…

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