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SAFETY FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

Education and Care Safeproofing Your Surroundings Turning a home into one that is dementia-friendly can help minimize accidents and maximize well-being. It can also give peace of mind and reduce stress for at-home and long-distance caregivers. Act before a crisis. … Continue reading

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                                                                                                    What Does Summer Mean for The Elderly? Tomorrow marks the beginning of an exciting season for all of us in the U. S. Summer is a season of sunshine, brightness, mood elevation, BBQ, and outdoor activities. Summer is … Continue reading

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                                                                                                                                                  What is Systemic Lupus (SLE) May is Lupus Awareness month in the United States. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that produces antibodies to cells within the body leading to a widespread inflammation and tissue damage (CDC, 2014). The … Continue reading

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National Nurses’ Week 2014: A Brief History From Florence Nightingale To Modern Day Nursing By Luke Villapaz       National Nurses’ Week starts Tuesday, celebrating nursing professionals throughout the United States Reuters/Owen Humphreys National Nurses’ Week starts on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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SENIOR CITIZEN TEXTING CODE    ATD – At The Doctors BFF – Best Friend Fell BYOT – Bring Your Own Teeth FWIN – Forgot Where I Was GGPBL – Gotta Go Pacemaker Battery Low GHA – Got Heartburn Again IMHO … Continue reading

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                                                                                                                  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Caregiving Challenges Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) occurs as a result of exposure to a traumatic event in the following categories; intrusion, avoidance, negative alterations in cognitions and moods, and alterations in arousal or reactivity. … Continue reading

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Understanding In-home Caregiving Solutions In-home care caregiving can be confusing for a lot of consumers who have never experienced it. The decision on what type of care, hours of service, and needs is stressful to the family members, who in … Continue reading

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