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I recently had to assist my 78 and 82 year old aunt and uncle, respectively, who were dealing with some pretty typical issues – fear of losing independence, an awkward reliance on family members and their changing status in their own community. more

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Miss Kitty, How the West was Won, John Wayne, Rawhide OVER and OVER and OVER again! POW! POW! BANG! BANG! more

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While exercise is often touted as a fountain of youth, it often gets harder to do as you get older.Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians are doctors who restore and maintain function lost due to injury, ill more

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Being Independent and aging is not an easy task. With aging, the health and independence of our parents take a back seat. And they seem to become increasingly dependent on others for their daily tasks. more

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Your Brain's History is NOT Your Destiny, – find answers in Dr. Amen’s Memory Rescue. Whether memory loss is genetic or you’re experiencing memory issues, this book offers answers. more

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When a family is affected by disability, everyone’s life changes. Real Families, Real Needs addresses caregivers and each member of the family based on their unique needs. more

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The groundbreaking new book, Brain Rules for Aging Well by Dr. John Medina, reveals scientific insights into the aging brain—and the prescription for aging well—in his engaging signature style. more

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While They’re Still Here is a poignant story about a family that heals old wounds as they guide each other through the most vulnerable chapter of their lives in caregiving. more

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Falls are not an inevitable consequence of aging, but they do occur more often among older adults because risk factors for falls are usually associated with health and aging conditions. more

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As we age, our bodies become sensitive to cold temperatures. This is because of a decrease in the metabolic rate. Our aging bodies are not capable of generating enough heat to help maintain the normal temperature of 98.6 degree. more

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Unflinchingly honest, surprisingly funny letters written by a caregiver during the six-plus years she cared for her husband following his debilitating stroke. An inspiring true story of faith, courage, and humor. more

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I know the difficulties of growing older and living with one or more chronic conditions because I helped my parents. Mom and dad had four children to rely on for personal care and other activities of daily living. My sister and I do not. more

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She was “Midwest born” and raised, and never felt quite at home in this upscale town, saturated with sleek German cars and Botox. more

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I’ve learned many things since I began taking care of my 85-year-old grandmother three years ago. I’ve learned many things since I began taking care of my 85-year-old grandmother three years ago. more

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Caregiving itself is an art. Many today are part of the Sandwich Generation who find themselves caring for both young children and teenagers as well as aging parents. more

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Aging is a process that brings many changes. Vision loss and blindness, however, do not have to be one of them more

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In light of increased scrutiny and legislation concerning older drivers, caregivers and aging patients are both starting to wonder when to continue driving, more

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As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, many are learning that the simple everyday activities they once took for granted, such as getting into their own bathrooms, have become more challenging. more

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For aging adults going from inactivity to activity, flexibility training may offer a good start towards a healthy lifestyle. more

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Role Reversal is a comprehensive guide for the 45 million people currently taking care of family members who need assistance because of health-related problems. more

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