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Can Seniors Develop Eating Disorders?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | May 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Can Seniors Develop Eating Disorders?
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Elderly Care in Cotati CA: When family caregivers are focused on elderly care, there are lot of things to worry about. From grooming and hygiene to meals and social activities, elderly loved ones require plenty of assistance.

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How Can You Learn to Take Care of Yourself as a Family Caregiver?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | May 17, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can You Learn to Take Care of Yourself as a Family Caregiver?
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Caregiver in Sebastopol CA: Taking care of your elderly loved one may feel like an easy task now, but are you taking care of yourself? If you aren’t, you need to look at that situation before you are forced to by other circumstances.

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Mental Health Month: 5 Senior Statistics That May Surprise You

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | May 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Mental Health Month: 5 Senior Statistics That May Surprise You
Elder Care in Santa Rosa CA: Mental Health Month

Elder Care in Santa Rosa CA: The stigma surrounding mental health issues is slowly fading as many brave people are publicly sharing more about their own experiences.

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Tips for Effective Hand Hygiene

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | May 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Tips for Effective Hand Hygiene
Senior Care in Sebastopol CA: Tips for Effective Hand Hygiene

Senior Care in Sebastopol CA: Throughout the United States, 71 percent of people say that they use proper hand hygiene practices regularly, but 58 percent also say that they have witnessed others leave public restrooms after failing to wash their hands, and 39 percent say that they do not wash their hands after they blow their noses, sneeze, or cough.

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How Does Your Loved One’s Doctor Diagnose Incontinence and Other Urinary Tract Issues?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Apr 26, 2017 | Comments Off on How Does Your Loved One’s Doctor Diagnose Incontinence and Other Urinary Tract Issues?
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Home Care in Rohnert Park CA: Sometimes not knowing what to expect when your loved one brings up urinary issues with her doctor can be enough to keep her from having the conversation. This information might help her to relax.

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Menu Modifications for Chewing-Challenged Seniors

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Apr 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Menu Modifications for Chewing-Challenged Seniors
Elder Care in Novato CA: Menu Modifications for Chewing Challenged Seniors

Elder Care in Novato CA: Most people take the daily actions of chewing and swallowing for granted, but there are many seniors that experience a lot of problems with these two simple movements.

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Appreciating the Importance of Your Relationship with Your Partner During Couple Appreciation Month

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Apr 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Appreciating the Importance of Your Relationship with Your Partner During Couple Appreciation Month
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Caregiver in Rohnert Park CA: When you made the decision to become a family caregiver for your aging parent you knew that you were going to be making changes in your life.

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It’s National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month: What Is Sarcoidosis?

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Apr 5, 2017 | Comments Off on It’s National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month: What Is Sarcoidosis?
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Elderly Care in Sebastopol CA: Sarcoidosis is a disease in which granulomas, or tiny patches of inflammatory cells, grow in the body. They usually develop on the skin, eyes, lymph nodes, and lungs.

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Hip Pain in your Parent

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Mar 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Hip Pain in your Parent
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Senior Care in Healdsburg CA: When an elderly person reports hip pain, it’s easy to assume that arthritis is the culprit. After all, osteoarthritis is the most common cause of chronic disability in older adults.

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Coping with the Behavioral Issues Associated with Dementia

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Mar 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Coping with the Behavioral Issues Associated with Dementia
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Home Care in Santa Rosa CA: Dementia is a general term that describes symptoms which are due to damaged cells and neurons in the brain.

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