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How Long Can a Senior Stay in Respite Care?

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Most people don’t rush to move into any kind of senior living community. There’s a lot of value in staying in the home you’re comfortable and familiar with as long as possible. But eventually, health problems or mobility issues may make it difficult for an older adult to live independently. Quite often, a family member […]

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Mythbusting: CBD, Spicy Food and OIive Oil as Alzheimer’s Prevention?

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The internet is wonderful and provides us with a lot of useful information. However, it’s important to remember there are myths floating around. For example, there’s no evidence that Parkinson’s can be prevented or reversed, but there are plenty of people who try and suggest it can be. This article explores several common myths and […]

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How to Talk to Someone With Dementia on the Phone

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When someone has dementia, it can make everyday things like eating, cleaning, and other activities difficult. Even a regular conversation can be harder to follow and participate in.  If you’re talking with your loved one over the phone, the conversation is harder when you aren’t in each other’s presence. How can you make your phone […]

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How Fast Does Parkinson’s Progress?

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Care for Seniors with Parkinson’s You want the best possible care for your loved one. You want them to enjoy experiences in a welcoming community. But planning for your loved one’s senior years can be challenging when they need support for health concerns.  Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder. Depending on the stage, you may […]

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Can Alzheimer’s Be Reversed?

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Alzheimer’s is scary, overwhelming, and unpredictable. Watching someone you love struggle with the disease is one of the most difficult things a person can experience. It can feel like there is no hope.   Over 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s, and while there still isn’t a cure for the disease, there have been incredible advancements […]

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