Caring too Much – Solutions for Stressed-Out Caregivers

Caring too Much – Solutions for Stressed-Out Caregivers

As people continue to live longer lives, the strain placed on family caregivers of the elderly grows dangerously. Children of seniors are spending more of their own lives looking after Mom or Dad, and in many cases, it’s causing them to neglect their needs, health and other family responsibilities. This issue isn’t going to go … Continue reading Caring too Much – Solutions for Stressed-Out Caregivers

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Alzheimer’s and Isolation – Providing a Lifeline to the World

Alzheimer's and Isolation – Providing a Lifeline to the World

Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia, requires a specific and dedicated kind of care. Caregivers must work closely with their patients, whose worlds seem to shrink as their cognitive function, memory and mental sharpness deteriorate. This creates feelings of isolation, which can lead to depression, so it’s critical for caregivers and … Continue reading Alzheimer’s and Isolation – Providing a Lifeline to the World

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Seniors and Driving – When It’s Time for a Change Behind the Wheel

Seniors and Driving – When It's Time for a Change Behind the Wheel

Few things in our world are as associated with freedom as the ability to drive. Our culture has been obsessed with cars for the greater part of a century, and for many people, coming of age doesn’t happen until the driver’s test is passed and a license is issued. Unfortunately, there comes a time in … Continue reading Seniors and Driving – When It’s Time for a Change Behind the Wheel

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Scientific Breakthrough: More Effective Alzheimer’s Medicines on the Horizon

Scientific Breakthrough: More Effective Alzheimer's Medicines on the Horizon

Alzheimer’s Disease, which is the world’s most widely known form of dementia, affects nearly five and a half million people, making it a public-health issue that most people are forced to face at one time or another. In fact, the majority of dementia cases – 64% – are due to Alzheimer’s. This terrible disease takes … Continue reading Scientific Breakthrough: More Effective Alzheimer’s Medicines on the Horizon

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The Top Traits of In-Home Caregivers

Does Positive Thinking Have a Real Impact on Aging?

The list of benefits associated with in-home senior care for the aging population is a long one, but the bottom line is that seniors simply live longer, happier and more fulfilled lives when they’re able to remain in the comfort of their homes. Of course, the key to making it all work is the dedication … Continue reading The Top Traits of In-Home Caregivers

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