Archive for August, 2012

Dementia is a Symptom, Not a Specific Disease

Dementia is a Symptom, Not a Specific Disease

Imagine going to a doctor with a nagging cough.  The doctor asks you some questions, runs some blood tests, and then she sits you down and says, “I

Alzheimer's, Dementia, Parents Care

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Reducing Fall Risk – A Safety Checklist

Reducing Fall Risk – A Safety Checklist

For most seniors living at home, their greatest fear is taking a fall, breaking a hip, and then ending up in a nursing facility, never to return home

Caregiving, Falls, Parents Care

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Family Discussions on Taking Care of Elderly Parents

Family Discussions on Taking Care of Elderly Parents

It’s not an uncommon occurrence.  It’s your sister’s birthday, and although it’s been just a month since you last saw Dad, you notice the cha

Caregivers, Caregiving, Family Caregivers, Parents Care

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