The Edge of Night: Dementia’s Cruel Taunt

The ruinous degradation of dementia sadly destroys millions1 of conscious minds, and progressively deprives its victims of their cognitive abilities, eventually stripping away their persona. Debilitating symptoms cause this condition to have many forms, such as Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body, and Vascular dementia. Short-term memory loss is one of the first manifestations, while others include poor judgment,...
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Help for a Parent

“It is what it is”. This quote seems to be used quite a bit these days. Many times seniors use that quote to describe their home situation, which can include the loss of a loved one or changes in their health.  More often, it is used because they don’t want their children to worry about...
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“Pride Goeth Before … a Fall”

Proverbs 16:18, Contributed By Jeannie Dill According to the CDC and the NCOA (National Council on Aging): 1/3 of Americans over age 65 fall each year Every 13 seconds, an older adult is treated in the ER for a fall Annually, falls cause: 2,500,500  ER Treatment Visits 734,000     Hospitalizations 21,700       Fatalities...
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