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Helping Your Loved One Adjust to an In-Home Caregiver


As Alzheimer’s progresses, the person with the disease will likely need a level of supervision and assistance that one caregiver can’t provide without assistance. Often, this situation necessitates that professional caregivers come into the home. It’s not uncommon for people with dementia to resist this change. Having to spend the day with a person you’ve never...
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What to Do Next After Alzheimer’s Diagnosis


A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s can be life changing for a senior and those close to them.  If your loved one is dealing with memory loss, they are not alone. One in three seniors have dementia and over 5.1 million Americans are thought to be living with the disease. An Alzheimer’s diagnosis affects the entire family.  According...
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10 Questions to Ask About the Medicines You Take


(NewsUSA) – Sponsored News – How many times have you been prescribed medication by your healthcare provider, only to arrive home to find that you’re unsure about possible side effects? Or the correct dose? Or the risk of taking the new medication together with other medicines you already use? Have you ever felt too embarrassed...
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Every Minute Counts: 7 Heart Attack Warning Signs


The latest heart attack stats from the CDC are in, and they’re alarming: nearly 720,000 Americans have a heart attack each year, and 1 in every 4 deaths nationwide is a result of heart disease. The American Heart Association stresses the importance of learning the warning signs of a heart attack, and acting quickly if a...
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