For many seniors, the thought of spending their retirement at home is far preferable to moving into an assisted living facility. However, even healthy seniors worry about the risks of falling and sustaining grave injuries. If you want to age in place, you will need to be proactive about fall prevention. These resources will help…

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mobility recovery

After an injury, medical issue, or surgery, it is crucial that you recover properly. Although it would be wonderful to pretend that it never happened and jump straight back into your routine, that isn’t always the healthiest option. You must rest to allow your body to recover and take any medicine that is prescribed to…

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aging wife & husband

Aging is a normal part of life …as we tack on the years, our bodies change, and along with it our sleep patterns. You might notice that as you age, you need to go to bed earlier, you have a hard time staying awake late at night, or you’re waking up earlier than usual. Granted,…

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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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Motheranddaughter_stress

      Being a caregiver is one of the biggest and most challenging jobs in the world. While it can be very rewarding to look after a family member or loved one in their time of need, it can also put a great deal of stress on any individual. As a caregiver, it is…

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Pharmacists

    A few years ago, my father-in-law experienced a major medical crisis and as a result he was hospitalized. He was in intensive care for a time but eventually gained enough strength so that he was able to return home. I remember being called over to his home after he was discharged from the…

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