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14Mar

5 Ways to Stay Healthy After a Mesothelioma Diagnosis

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A mesothelioma diagnosis can be overwhelming. The rare, asbestos-related cancer usually develops in the protective lining of the lungs or abdomen. Mesothelioma can take decades to develop, but once it does, it is aggressive and debilitating. Because of its long latency period, the cancer usually affects people (mostly men) 60 years of age and older. […]


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12Mar
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44 Potential Questions to ask Elder Care Providers

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When it comes to getting care for your senior loved ones, you want to make sure they are getting the best compassionate care. Home Health Solutions Group recommends 44 potential questions to ask your in home elder care provider/caregiver   General background of the candidate Can you describe your philosophy of a nurturing caregiver? Did […]


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08Mar
coming back from loss of loved one

Coming Back From Loss – Elder Care Tips and Tools

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So…I don’t have grandparents anymore. This summer, my last living grandparent—my maternal grandmother—passed away after suffering a second stroke (and had likely suffered several mini ones before it), the damage from which her brain could not recover, though her body, at nearly 92, probably could have. She was just that resilient. I had just returned […]


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05Mar
accessibility in kitchen for seniors

Low Cost Solutions for Improving Accessibility in the Kitchen

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An accessible kitchen provides comfort, empowerment, and dignity to older adults. The heart of the home, the kitchen is where memories are made—and the place where basic needs are met. That’s why older adults must be able to safely and easily maneuver through this space, and by making a few low-cost accessible updates to a […]


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27Feb

How Much Is Caregiver Turnover Really Costing Your Business?

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As a business owner, you focus on how to reduce costs just as much as how to increase revenue. It’s easy to direct the majority of this focus on ways to reduce marketing costs and fixed operating costs. Other costs, like those associated with caregiver turnover, are often overlooked or clumped into general operating expenses. How […]


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26Feb
aging in place

Aging in Place – What Does It Really Mean?

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Aging in place means a person making a conscious decision to stay in the inhabitation of their choice for as long as they can with the comforts that are important to them. As they age these may include adding supplementary services to facilitate their living conditions and maintain their quality of life. Aging in place refers to […]


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26Feb

Osteoporosis Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment for the Elderly

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There is no doubt that strong bones help support a strong body. And because your body is continually breaking down old bone tissue and replacing it with new bone tissue, the older you are, more bone tissue is broken down than replaced. The inside of a bone tissue looks like a honeycomb, and when you have […]


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22Feb
caring for elders with depression

Caring for Elders with Depression

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Suffering from a mental illness is long-term, and much more if it is a depression. Its symptoms are erratic, sometimes present, sometimes none without a set length or duration. Most patients with depression often feel bouts of worthlessness, extreme mood swings and in-explainable sorrow, loss of interest in anything or even physical pain like cramps […]


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20Feb
cognitive aging or alzheimers

There is a Fine Line Between Cognitive Aging and Alzheimer’s

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When one thinks about aging and retirement, thoughts would either go to the many things they couldn’t do when they were still working or to the long list of ailments seniors tend to feel when age finally catches up with them. One of these ailments that many tend to worry about is Alzheimer’s. In fact, […]


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17Feb
lack of sleep contributes to alzheimers

Lack of Sleep is a contributor to Alzheimer’s Disease

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You might want to start rethinking about hitting that all-night sleep. Studies are suggesting that the lack of sleep and sleep disturbances leads to Alzheimer’s disease. According to a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the chemical changes in brain cells caused by lack of sleep (resulting into a jet lag-like effect) contributes […]


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