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Jennifer Bradley

It seems that every time you turn on the television or open a magazine these days there is a new drug being touted as the new miracle cure-all. more

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Every stage of life and activity requires a new type of footwear: baby, athletic, dressy, casual, etc. For many people, however, socks become an even more important item that they put on each day. more

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Professionals say that the best blood glucose meter for an individual is the one they will actually use, and this means, the one which will encourage effective diabetes management. more

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One of the most anxiety-causing side effects of dementia is wandering. Nearly 60 percent of all people with dementia wander, especially in the middle stages. more

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In many areas of the country, cold weather is an old-forgotten nemesis that reappears this time of year. When caring for those with disabilities and seniors, caregivers must take some simple precautions.. more

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Nearly two-thirds of people who experience a stroke also find themselves battling depression. It can be attributed to a variety of causes including the emotions due to physical losses or simply the overwhelming reality of going through the therapy more

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Caregivers can help aging loved one make the most of the assets they have with the least amount of compromise to their quality of life. more

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In most parts of the country, the long-anticipated summer days also mean the coming of the much-dreaded storm season. From thunderstorms to tornadoes, and hurricanes, weather is as unpredictable as a loved one suffering from memory loss more

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Grandma may have thought nothing of it then, but today, the risks of eating raw eggs are well known. For seniors, these stakes are even higher. more

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If you find a loved one asking repetitive questions, becoming confused and forgetful, you may think they have dementia, but the cause could be hearing loss. more

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Statistics show that many preventable accidents occur in bathrooms. Falls are the top culprit in this category. more

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Choosing a medical alert system has become more complicated as the available options on the market have increased and the technology has changed and improved more

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Everyone gets a cut or scrape once in a while, but in the senior population, wounds are much more serious. more

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“It can be devastating for the person diagnosed and their loved ones; however, many tools, techniques and therapies are available to maintain quality of life,” more

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A symptom such as incontinence truly requires a caregiver’s patience and loving heart. more

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Psychosis or psychotic episodes can be very difficult for caregivers to know how to handle. more

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Many companies are popping up around the country, offering practical assistance to long-distance caregivers and compassion to the loved ones needing to change location. more

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A hot shower is a must for many people to either start or finish the day. Elderly loved ones, however, are at a greater risk for scalding than other populations for a variety of reasons. more

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Shock and disbelief are probably the most common reactions immediately following the diagnosis of paralysis. Adjustment takes time for the caregiver, their loved one, family and friends. more

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Your loved one shouldn't be embarrassed in public or during social occasions if living with a swallowing disorder. Here are ways to maintain good quality of life when living with dysphagia. more

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