Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly Are Common in Both Genders

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Our immune systems take center stage for fighting urinary tract infections (UTI), which are treatable in most any stage—if you catch them. People who are young and healthy have the edge over the elder...

The Sandwich Generation is a Balancing Act

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Parents who are in the season of life where they are raising their children often spend lots of time in auditoriums and stadiums. Many of them also have parents who are aging and need help. In fact, i...

Workers in New York Demand Getting Their 24-Hour Wages for Home Health Aides

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The Court Ruling The Supreme Court of the State of New York has on April 11, 2017 ruled that caregiver professional services can be paid for the entire 24-hour period[I] that they spend at a patient’s...

Caring for My Elderly Mom at Home – What Are My Options?

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Looking after your elderly mom can be a complicated and stressful job. Whether you live close by or far from your mother, certain questions and challenges remain: What level of care does my mother ne...

Elderly Care Services: How to Hire the Best

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Caring for an aging relative or loved one is a task that few of us anticipate with excitement – but this is a task that most people will be faced with at some point, so we believe it is good to recogn...

Pet Therapy for the Elderly – Your Ultimate Guide

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Pet therapy for the elderly has become a popular method of mild therapy for senior citizens ( [i]). In fact, the documented benefits of interaction with pets are mental, emotional, and even physical. ...

Connecting the Dots Between Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

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The rising cost of elder care and the rising numbers of seniors who wish to remain in their homes are turning the tides away from institutional care and towards home and community-based care. Accordin...

Caregiver Shortage Alert : Who is Caring for Our Seniors?

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As more Baby Boomers are starting to hit the golden years, there is showing an increased need for caregivers. Because of the increase of seniors, then the demand for more home health assistants, perso...

Caring for Elderly Parents: The Basics

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None of us want to think about caring for elderly parents, much less talk about it. However, you need to realize that one day your mother or father may require a certain degree of care. The more prepa...

5 Steps to Effective Medication Management:

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Does dealing with multiple prescriptions get confusing? If you or someone you love faces the daunting task of multiple medication management, don’t despair. Follow these 5 steps to manage your m...