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What Home Care Services Do for Aging Adults

There are many misconceptions when it comes to home care services. Many people think caregivers are there to take over. Once you hire a professional caregiver, you lose your independence. That's not the case. Here are the things a home care aide...

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Tips to Help with Anxiety Over a Doctor Visit

June 8th's Call Your Doctor Day is a great time to catch up with tests and exams. Initially, Call Your Doctor Day was established to encourage women to go for a wellness exam. It's transformed in a day to encourage all adults, no matter the gender...

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Joint and Muscle Pain Affects Your Senior’s Ability to Drive

Muscle and joint pain affects everything that your senior does, including driving. If she’s trying to hold onto her independence for as long as possible, she may not be interested in talking about how this affects her ability to keep driving....

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What a Caregiver Can Do for Your Senior

When you first suggest hiring a caregiver, your elderly family member might not think that’s necessary at all. In fact, one of the questions she might ask you is just what they can do for her anyway. It helps if you have an answer ready to go for...

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Elderly Home Safety Tips – What Needs to Be Done?

There are some things that often need to be done to an elderly person’s home to ensure it is safe for them to keep living there. If you are a family caregiver, there are some home safety tips that you and their elderly care providers need to know...

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Is Your Elder Trying to Hide Incontinence?

It might sound odd, but your elderly family member could actually be trying to hide that she’s dealing with incontinence. Here are some things you and her elder care aides need to know. What Causes People to Hide Incontinence? [caption...

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