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Preparing for the Holiday Season: Tips for Comfort and Joy

Ready or not, the holiday season is quickly approaching. It seems as soon as the Halloween candy is passed out, twinkle lights and promises of holiday cheer descend upon our televisions and homes. If this season finds you caring for … Continue reading

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Safe Transitions Back Home

When you are in the hospital, returning home is an exciting time. There’s just nothing quite like sleeping in your own bed, free of midnight vitals checks or loud sounds from the hallway. Seniors who have spent days in a … Continue reading

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Hidden Fall Risks In Your Home

Did you know that more than 3 million older adults are treated in emergency rooms each year for injuries resulting from falls? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that senior falls happen at an alarming rate, with most … Continue reading

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Senior Summer Safety: Heat and Hydration

August is here which means among the back-to-school television advertisements and final farmer market stands of the season, the thermometer continues to rise and the sun feels sweltering. The dog days of summer can be difficult on all of us, … Continue reading

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Beyond Forgetfulness: Other Side Effects of Dementia

When you hear the word dementia, what symptoms come to mind? For most people, forgetfulness is the hallmark sign of Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia. However, there are many other side effects that accompany a dementia diagnosis. While each person … Continue reading

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