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What Are the Different Types of Assisted Living Facilities?


There are four types of licensure for Texas assisted living facilities; Type A, B, C & D. It is very important to determine what type of Assisted Living care is appropriate when searching for the finest care. Depending on the facility and according to licensing and policies, residents will be assessed to their individual necessities...
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Alzheimer’s Disease and Aggressive Behavior


One of the most heartbreaking aspects of Alzheimer’s disease is when your loved one displays aggressive behavior. Realizing that your loved one cannot control their behavior is difficult, as is the challenge of not taking their behavior personally.   Anger, suspicion, aggression, mood swings, and paranoia are all the result of the progressive damage to...
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Benefits of Music Therapy in a Senior Community


Reduce Medication Use:  Studies have demonstrated that individualized therapeutic music can reduce the amount of pharmacological intervention required for certain residents. By properly following the MusicFirst™ protocol, residents may reduce their medication requirements and provide a more natural process for healing and coping with a wide range of issues. Alleviate Depression:  By providing custom music options...
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Are You at Risk for Venous Circulation Problems?


Leg disorders occur in both men and women of all ages; 80% originate within the veins.  These disorders can range from spider veins, varicose veins, edema, and lymphadema to DVT (deep vein thrombosis).  You are at risk for venous problems and blood clots (DVT) if you: have a family history of varicose veins  sit or stand for...
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