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Ways To Help a Loved One Recover From Surgery At Home

Recovering at home after surgery can be more comfortable than spending time in the hospital or rehabilitation facility. Before you or a loved one head into the hospital, here are some ways to prepare for your post-surgery needs. • Make A Plan: Work with your doctor to...

The Importance Of Staying Hydrated for Seniors

Water is something that we all need, yet many seniors don’t get enough of it. Studies have shown that roughly 20% to 50% of seniors are dehydrated. On its website, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that “plain water intake” is lower among...

3 Top Benefits of a Daily Routine for Seniors

A regular daily routine reduces stress for seniors Young or old, people are most afraid of the unknown. As someone loses control over their physical abilities, independence, or cognitive abilities, their world becomes filled with more and more unknowns. And if their...

What You Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

Most people today know someone who has been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. It is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for about 60 to 80 percent of all dementia cases. People who have dementia lose memory and cognitive (thinking) abilities, and can also...

What You Should Know About Caregiver Burnout

When considering the best plan of care for yourself or for your elderly loved one, there are many different options to weigh. It’s important to select a service that meets your needs and to understand what you can expect. Doing so can help ease many worries and...

Making Sense out of Nonsense

Being a young caregiver for Alzheimer’s and dementia is challenging – as you already know. It feels like a bad book that I can’t put down, and I am forced to read, partake, to envelop myself. Over the past month or so, my mom has progressed with Alzheimer’s, losing...