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By Guest Author On Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
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Importance of Elderly Care Services

Aging is part of life. Old age can bring new changes and challenges not only to the elderly but also to their respective families. It’s a sensitive phase in life; one that requires a lot of awareness and understanding. More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
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Reasons for Choosing Home Care for the Elderly

When our elderly loved ones can no longer do daily tasks on their own due to certain medical or cognitive conditions, it’s time to consider our options. Most elderly opt for home care services rather than be put More...

By Guest Author On Monday, January 4th, 2021
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Caring for a Patient with Anosognosia

You could be forgiven for never having heard of the term Anosognosia but it is something which has been well known within the sphere of medicine and science for many years. In fact, there have been studies into More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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How to Care for Elderly Parents

Aging parents can bring a mixture of totally different emotions from person to person. Some feel that their parents are coping well with age and can be amazed at how well they deal with the inevitabilities of life. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Clearwater man Falo Kane arrested for sexually assaulting seniors in nursing facilities, one was disabled by a stroke

Clearwater police in Florida have arrested Falo Kane for sexual assaulting senior citizens in a health facility, one woman being disabled by a stroke. Kane, 32, was arrested after police investigated incidents during More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Coping with an Elderly Relative

Caring for an elderly loved one, such as a parent or grandparent, could be one of the most emotionally difficult things you will ever need to do. Not only will you not want to see your loved one in poor health, More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Is A Nursing Home Mistreating Your Parent? Hit Them Hard

photo paffairs_sanfrancisco Nothing can be as frustrating as realizing that the nursing home you took your mom or dad to is causing them more harm than good. When you imagine the things they could have done, you More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Flu related death: California brothers Gary Armstrong, Richard Armstrong found on ranch were sick

Contra Costa County investigators are trying to determine whether the deaths of two brothers, Gary Armstrong and Richard Armstrong, were caused by the flu. Gary Armstrong, 67, and Richard Armstrong, 65, were found More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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What to Do if You Suspect an Elderly Relative is Being Mistreated

When an elderly person can’t take care of themselves anymore, the good news is that there are several options that you can choose from to ensure that they get the care and attention that they need in their later More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Tips For Making It Easier For Your Elderly Loved Ones To Live At Home Longer

If you have elderly loved ones that you care about and they would like to remain in their own home for as long as possible, you may want to try the following tips to help them achieve that goal. This way, not only More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Elder Abuse Cases are Skyrocketing in Washington State

Cases of elder abuse are skyrocketing in Washington state, according to the state’s Adult Protective Services. But new legislation is aiming to curb the problem, Q13 Fox reports. Last year, Adult Protective More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Care givers have their tasks cut out to keep seniors hale and hearty

Coping up with the years after retirement are worrisome for many seniors especially when they decide to spend their time at home. Although there might be family members surrounding them, it is not expected that More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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European Union’s euthanasia measure fails

Described as a “Written declaration on dignity at the end of life,” the Members of the European Parliament failed to support the euthanasia measure. Life Sites News had more details, quoting this written More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Nursing Home Abuse Needs to be a Priority for the Federal Government

The quality of care in nursing homes deserves to be better. If you look around and listen to the news stories and lawsuits about elder abuse in this country, it’s clear that the federal government needs to step More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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What Will the Cuts in Disability Benefits Mean?

The future of Social Security and Medicare does not look very positive at the moment, and the Social Security disability insurance program is looking particularly gloomy when it comes to the future. According to More...

By Robert On Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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CDC: Flu season shaping up to be ‘worse than average’

CDC Director, Dr. Thomas FriedenImage/New York City Department of Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, talked about the current influenza season and the flu vaccine effectiveness More...


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