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June 7, 2018

Where to Find Respite: Resources for Caregivers

We love our elders. That is why we care for them, even if it means we are on call or on duty around the clock. We would not have it any other way. Knowing we can […]
June 5, 2018

In Hot Water

A hot shower is a must for many people to either start or finishes the day. For the elderly, it can be the same, but also a risky undertaking. In all age groups, tap water scalds […]
June 4, 2018

Wandering Top Tips: What Causes Seniors with Dementia to Wander?

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips for understanding why dementia patients wander.
June 1, 2018

10 Misconceptions About Aging

BY DR. ALLEN WEISS An old adage is again proving true: What we think will happen, happens. Essentially, as we age, we become what we think we will become.
May 30, 2018

Helping Mom Remember: Coping with Dementia

“Am I 90 Yet? Mom asked. I heard those words many times the last year of mother’s life. My mother’s memory was fading. Nevertheless, she was still sharp in certain areas, for example; remembering her standing […]
May 24, 2018

Depression Among Elderly People

You’re visiting your elderly Dad, and notice that he just doesn’t seem to have his old “spark.” He speaks slowly. He doesn’t want to go out. He spends his time watching TV or falling asleep during […]
May 23, 2018

Think Twice About Giving Seniors Nutrition Drinks or Shakes

“My elderly mother isn’t eating and she has lost a lot of weight. Should I give her a nutrition supplement drink to replace the meals she should be eating?”
May 22, 2018

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

How do you know if an aging loved one has Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or another form of dementia? If Dad continually forgets where he puts his keys or Mom seems to get easily confused these days, […]
May 17, 2018

7 Things That Cause the Elderly to Fall

Falls are the leading cause of death, injury and hospital admissions among the elderly population. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one out of every four Americans aged 65 and older falls every year.

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