Assisting Your Elders: Does Medicare Pay for Nursing Home Care?

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As you grow old and your health deteriorates, the comfort and medical care provided in nursing homes might appeal to you. Unfortunately, paying for them is not easy. This brings up a commonly asked q...

What Is Cerebral Palsy? Recognizing And Treating Patients

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The onset of cerebral palsy starts at birth or during the first few years of life for a patient. Issues such as birthing complications, improper brain development and health issues during pregnancy ca...

An Inside Look At Caring For LGBT Seniors

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The LGBT community of seniors is growing. The UCLA’s Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law estimate that 1.5 million people over the age of 65 identify themselves as being g...

Can Higher Cholesterol Levels Be a Good Thing for Elderly People?

In recent years, food marketers have flooded the media with ads that promote low cholesterol, no cholesterol, and cholesterol-fighting products, sending the message that higher cholesterol levels are ...

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. If parents...

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...

What Is Music Therapy and How Can It Help People with Alzheimer’s?

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Music therapy can improve the quality of life for elder patients, especially those suffering from degenerative diseases, like Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. But, what is music therapy for A...

Taking the Worry Out of Hiring In-Home and 24/7 Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

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Having a better understanding of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease takes away much of the worry when you notice that someone that you love and care for is experiencing symptoms. Loss of memory and conf...

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...