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Do’s and Dont’s of Working With Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients


Most seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia can perform a task once they get started, but they may have trouble initiating or switching tasks. Their abilities fluctuate from day to day, day to night, person-to-person, and minute-to-minute. This makes it hard to exactly predict what they will or will not be able to do. It means...
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Understanding Arthritis


Arthritis is the main cause of disability among people over fifty-five years of age.  It is a joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints. Arthritis involves the breakdown of cartilage.  Cartilage is a flexible connective tissue found between bones and it normally protects a joint, allowing it to move smoothly.  Cartilage absorbs...
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Surviving the Holidays


With good reason, holiday seasons are among the most emotionally difficult times for people who have experienced the death of a loved one. Holidays may be difficult no matter what you try to do or where you go. Be gentle with yourself. Below are some tips that may help. Traditions are meant to serve us. If...
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Holiday Tips You Will Thank Us For


Whether you are getting ready for Christmas or Chanukah, you will learn some great ideas to make your holiday preparation easier and much less stressful! GIFT BUYING 101 Are you stumped for gift ideas, want to avoid the crowds at the mall or just don’t have the time to shop? Solution: Buy the same thing for as many...
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