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Author Archives: Taneshia McClease

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Symptoms of Diabetes in Your Senior

Maybe you’ve noticed something seems a little off with your elderly parent. There’s been some new behaviors or physical symptoms that weren’t there before. Did you know, one in four seniors over the age of 65 has diabetes? Since diabetes is a...

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Is it Age-Related Memory Loss or Something Else?

Maybe you’ve started to notice that your mom or dad seems to be forgetting things more often. You call to ask what they had for dinner last night and they can’t remember. Or for the first time, a card didn’t arrive in the mail for Timmy’s...

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Sleep Hygiene Tips for Your Elderly Loved One

If you are helping your elderly loved one to live their best life, one of the things that you should pay attention to is their sleep. There are many elderly people who aren’t getting enough quality sleep. This can affect their mood, behaviors,...

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What Do You Do When Your Mom’s New Prescription Requires Changes...

After a new prescription medication is added, your mom may have to change her daily routine. If it involves a major change to her habits, it can be distressing. How do you help her get through the changes? Some Medications Require Avoidance of...

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Simple Meals That Appeal to Adults With Alzheimer’s

Several considerations need to be made when preparing meals for a parent with Alzheimer's. First, tastes change and sweeter items often become more appealing. Second, chewing and swallowing become more challenging as the disease progresses. Meals...

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What Can You Do to Make Incontinence Easier on Your Senior?

Incontinence is a difficult problem to manage. There are a wide range of possible causes and there are so many different products that might help your senior. There’s also the added pressure of making sure that her skin is cared for properly, so...

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