Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s impairs intellectual abilities and memory, which often interferes with a person’s daily life. While there is currently no cure, the disease can present early signs and symptoms. An early diagnosis could lead to early treatment, to keep you one step ahead of its development. We review five signs that may indicate someone is suffering…

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How To Be a Good Caregiver

As our loved ones get older, their needs will grow and change. There may come a time when they need help to continue living a quality life. If your loved one can safely maintain independence, but needs help with disease management, injury recovery or everyday tasks, at-home caregiving could be the right option. Before taking…

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February Is Senior Independence Month

The second, shortest month of the year is all about love and heart health awareness, but February is also National Senior Independence Month. As we age, it’s challenging not to become dependent on others. Whether help is needed to carry heavy objects, move around the house or dress in the morning, we all lose some…

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Does Senior Living Reduce Hospitalizations?

Are seniors safer living at a skilled nursing facility than alone? While senior living homes can provide more care and attention to prevent falls and other incidents, researchers at the Brown School at Washington University wanted a more definitive answer. Their recent study looked into whether or not senior living environments have an effect on…

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