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Post-Holiday Loneliness and Anxiety in Older Adults

Now that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season have slowed down, it’s normal for both older adults and family caregivers to experience a come-down period, which might include anxiety and loneliness. Here’s how to know if your loved … Continue reading

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The Dementia and Depression Connection

Did you know that undiagnosed depression can sometimes be incorrectly diagnosed as mild cognitive impairment or as early stage dementia? Or, did you know that dementia symptoms can often get worse in the presence of depression? One thing is certain: … Continue reading

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Depression in Older Adults

There’s an aging stereotype that you might have experienced: the grouchy or sad older person. While depression and anxiety are not normal signs of aging, it seems like everyone believes that feeling sad just comes along as we get older. … Continue reading

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What Seniors Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Last month, we all recognized that we have lived through a full year of uncertainty thanks to the COVID-19 global pandemic. It has been months of masking up, social distancing, washing our hands, and carefully following safety recommendations in order … Continue reading

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Living at Home as a Senior with Low Vision

As we get older, we are more likely to encounter chronic medical conditions or health challenges. Beyond wrinkles and decreased metabolism, conditions like arthritis, cognitive decline, and high blood pressure are more likely to occur as we advance in years. … Continue reading

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Home Care in Maryland: Is It Right for Me?

If you have ever wondered if investing in home care in Maryland is a wise decision for either you or your aging loved one, you aren’t alone. It can feel overwhelming and even confusing as you begin to navigate the … Continue reading

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Urinary Tract Infections and Seniors

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are painful and downright annoying. However, seniors who get UTIs can suffer more serious consequences of the infection, including acute confusion. Urinary tract infections are one of the most commonly diagnosed infections in older adults, … Continue reading

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Dental Care and Seniors

As we age, any number of unexpected conditions can lead to serious consequences. For example, a fall at home could lead to a hip fracture. A hastily planned discharge from the hospital can lead to infection, confusion, or readmission to … Continue reading

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