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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
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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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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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