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Help a loved one living with dementia by finding activities that you both can enjoy. Read more

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Prescription Medication Safety

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Over two million Americans experience adverse drug reactions from prescription medication each year. Patients develop complications from these medications when health care professionals ignore precautionary measures and lack communication skills. Read more

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Do you find the need to repeat yourself more often than not to the person you are caring for? Does your talking level closely resemble your yelling level? Read more

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Do you find the need to repeat yourself more often than not to the person you are caring for? Read more

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As if it weren’t enough to deal with forgetfulness and confusion while caring for your loved-one with Alzheimer’s, but aggressiveness, wandering and paranoia can really put you over the edge. Read more

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Caregivers exert enough energy during the day to power a small nuclear submarine, but sleep deprivation is a common problem among a large percentage of caregivers. Read more

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Older women with urge incontinence may be more likely to fall and fracture a bone compared to women who are not urge incontinent. Read more

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You have been loyal to your outdoor exercise program for months; walking, even when your muscles ached or biking, even when your arthritis acted up. Read more

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A common nutritional problem that can affect someone in poor health is wasting or loss of body mass called cachexia-anorexia. It often is seen in advanced stages of Alzheimer’s and cancer. Read more

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Primary doctors are becoming increasingly more informed about migraine headaches and treatment options. You can incorporate better communication with your health-care provider to achieve a winning treatment program. Read more

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If you are caring for an elderly loved-one, consider keeping their refrigerator well stocked to keep them healthy. Sounds strange? Read more

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Some 15% of older Americans experience depression at some point in their golden years. In nursing homes, around 20% of the residents are depressed, especially those living with a serious medical condition, like cancer or heart disease. Read more

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