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  1. Feb
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    February 16, 2018

    While driving later in life allows individuals to continue to enjoy a higher degree of independence, it is important that aging parents take steps to maintain their driving skills.   Read the full article.

  2. Feb
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    February 12, 2018

    Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching! Those with aging parents, grandparents, or other elderly relatives may want to take a moment to make Valentine's Day special day for these senior loved ones.   Read the full article.

  3. Feb
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    February 09, 2018

    As many caregivers know, social interaction can be very important to a person with dementia. In their earlier lives, they chatted amiably over coffee with a friend or spent time planning parties with a loved one.   Read the full article.

  4. Feb
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    February 05, 2018

    This has been one of the more challenging winters on record, as those taking care of elderly loved ones surely know by now. Cold winter weather can be dangerous for seniors, so taking extra care is required.   Read the full article.

  5. Jan
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    January 29, 2018

    Eating properly is important at all stages of life. Sometimes, however, aging parents, spouses, and other seniors neglect to eat as often, as much, or as properly as they should.   Read the full article.

  6. Jan
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    January 22, 2018

    Getting fresh air and sunshine is more difficult when the air is icy and the sun is hiding behind grey clouds. To avoid going a little stir crazy, you may want to discover some indoor activities that can distract and entertain.   Read the full article.

  7. Jan
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    January 15, 2018

    Often, home caregivers are tending to individuals who may not now, or may not at some time in the future, be able to always act on their own behalf.   Read the full article.

  8. Jan
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    January 08, 2018

    January is the first month of the year, the month when winter is keenly felt by many, and it's also National Blood Donor Month! Those taking care of elderly individuals may want to find a way to mark this annual observation.   Read the full article.

  9. Dec
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    December 27, 2017

    A senior mother and her daughter relish the comforts of home and routine after a busy day   Read the full article.

  10. Dec
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    December 25, 2017

    Low vision is simply reduced vision of 20/70 or worse that isn't corrected by glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery. It is the result of a congenital disease, birth defect, eye disease, health condition, or eye injury.   Read the full article.

  11. Dec
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    December 21, 2017

    A small-scale study conducted by Ohio State University suggests that horse therapy might play a role in putting dementia sufferers in better moods and making them more amenable to their caregivers.   Read the full article.

  12. Dec
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    December 18, 2017

    Nobody wants to be caught in a power outage, but home caregivers who are prepared can better weather this inconvenient situation.   Read the full article.

  13. Dec
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    December 13, 2017

    Elizabeth shares the many blessings she’s thankful for, and how each enhance her life as a senior caregiver.   Read the full article.

  14. Dec
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    December 11, 2017

    Seniors need to keep an eye on their cholesterol, as high levels of bad cholesterol and low levels of good cholesterol can increase the risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke.   Read the full article.

  15. Dec
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    December 04, 2017

    More than 40,000,000 Americans have bone mass issues or are at significant risk of developing them. Seniors and those taking care of elderly individuals need to know the facts about this common complication.   Read the full article.

  16. Nov
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    November 29, 2017

    Elizabeth shares the many blessings she’s thankful for, and how each enhance her life as a senior caregiver.   Read the full article.

  17. Nov
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    November 27, 2017

    Frontotemporal dementia presents many challenges, one of which can be accurately determining whether a patient is in pain and if so, what level of that pain he or she is experiencing.   Read the full article.

  18. Nov
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    November 20, 2017

    Memory loss is something that many people experience as they age. Sometimes it is associated with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia; other times it may simply be more difficult to remember things as well.   Read the full article.

  19. Nov
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    November 15, 2017

    A family caregiver talks about the uncertainties of everyday life while caring for a senior parent.   Read the full article.

  20. Nov
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    November 13, 2017

    Individuals with diabetes or those caring for such individuals know that they must take special care in in selecting foods and preparing menus.   Read the full article.

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