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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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What You Should Know About National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Mar 14, 2017 | Comments Off on What You Should Know About National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
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Elder Care in Oakmont CA: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. As a family caregiver this is the ideal opportunity for you to educate yourself and your aging parent about this category of cancers, and take the steps that you need to to either reduce your senior loved one’s risk of developing such a disease, or to help them manage the disease in the way that is right for them should they develop it.

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Suggestions on Helping Keep Seniors Safe in the Bathroom

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Mar 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Suggestions on Helping Keep Seniors Safe in the Bathroom
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Home Care in Novato CA: For being one of the smaller rooms, typically, in the house, the bathroom can be the most active when it comes to having slips and falls.

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Three Key Signs of Stress as a Caregiver

By Lucy Andrews DNP, RN, MS | Mar 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Three Key Signs of Stress as a Caregiver
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Caregiver in Healdsburg CA: Caregiver stress can hit people at almost any time. You may assume this is going to be an easy job because this is a family member who requires assistance. You never thought twice about supporting them.

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Get Your Elderly Parent Moving with These Tips

By admin | Jan 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Get Your Elderly Parent Moving with These Tips

Home Care in Windsor CA As your aging parent gets older, they will not have the mobility, flexibility, and balance they once had in their younger days. This lack of fitness could cause the elder to easily fall, possibly breaking or fracturing a hip. Although your loved one can’t move like they once could, they…

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What is a Hemorrhagic Stroke?

By admin | Jan 17, 2017 | Comments Off on What is a Hemorrhagic Stroke?

Elderly Care in Santa Rosa CA Each year throughout the United States approximately 800,000 people suffer a stroke. This leaves stroke as the fifth leading cause of death among both men and women, and the leading cause of disability among adults throughout the nation. As a family caregiver it is vitally important that you understand…

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How Can You Help Your Loved One Deal with Sleep Issues?

By admin | Jan 11, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can You Help Your Loved One Deal with Sleep Issues?

Senior Care in Oakmont CA When your loved one is having trouble sleeping, that can disrupt your sleep patterns, too. Before you know it, you both might end up in a sleep-deprived state or switching your waking and sleeping hours. Here are some tips to help combat sleep issues. Talk to Her Doctor When your…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Elderly

By admin | Jan 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Elderly

Caregiver in Novato CA Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that attacks tissues lining the joints as well as organs such as the heart and lungs. It causes chronic swelling and pain and, in some cases, deformity. Permanent damage to joints can occur within two years from the onset. An estimated 1.5 million…

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Yoga and Your Elderly Parent

By admin | Dec 28, 2016 | Comments Off on Yoga and Your Elderly Parent

Home Care in Sonoma CA While nutritious eating and exercise are the hallmarks of a healthy lifestyle, many seniors find that as their bodies change, their ability to perform certain exercises diminishes.  Arthritis, diabetes or cardiovascular disease may play a part in slowing down their exercise routine and leave them home in their recliner more…

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Tips for Preserving a Senior’s Modesty with Bathing

By admin | Dec 21, 2016 | Comments Off on Tips for Preserving a Senior’s Modesty with Bathing

Elder Care in Petaluma CA Most elderly adults are from a time when modesty was highly valued and behaviors and opinions toward personal care were quite different than they are today. If your elderly loved one has developed challenges and limitations that make it difficult for them to handle personal tasks such as bathing on…

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