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Just because you’re taking care of your spouse who recently suffered a medical emergency or injuries doesn’t mean you’re immune to stress and anxiety. Caregiver stress affects almost every person who takes on this all-important job. Most of these family members don’t think about it as a job, but rather their responsibility or duty. If…Read More
You’ve been concerned about your elderly father for some time. You live in the same town so you’ve taken it upon yourself to look after him. You stop by every couple of days to check in, go to the store to do some shopping with him, and even help him with certain tasks around the…Read More
Sometimes it’s easy to believe that making various renovations to improve safety for a senior at home will require a significant investment, major work, and a bit of a hassle. Well, even if it is a ‘hassle,’ it is well worth the inconvenience if it keeps an aging person safer at home. However, there are…Read More
There are some studies indicating mental stimulation could slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s, at least for a few weeks or possibly even a couple of months (Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation). There are numerous types of mental stimulation people can engage in, including reading, writing, doing the crossword puzzle, and even playing strategic…Read More
The moment home care is needed, it’s not always agreeable to that individual who needs assistance. In other words, an aging veteran might realize he or she is no longer comfortable or safe within their own home, but they are resistant to the idea of outside help. In reality, though, home care can be one…Read More
Your father served some time during the Vietnam War. You don’t really know much about his time of service because he never talked about it in detail. You understood that it was toward the end of the conflict and that yes, he was stationed somewhere in Southeast Asia, but beyond that you know little. As…Read More
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