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Learning About Continuing Care Retirement Communities

One of the hardest challenges I have had to make for my parents was navigating the resources available for aging family members, especially learning about facilities that provide them with care throughout their aging process. When trying to research the options, it can be overwhelming, as there is language used in the senior living industry […]

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Spending Changes Can Be a Sign of Memory Loss

I am often asked what signs are common with dementia patients other than the obvious memory loss. A common sign that often goes unnoticed is changes in their spending habits. Here are some warning signs to watch for with elderly family members: Late payments or double payments can be a sign of dementia. Watch for […]

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Medication Management

As we age, it seems we see more physicians, specialists and get more tests done, which often lead to an increase and frequent changes in prescribed medications. Adults 65 and older use more medicine daily than any other age group in the United States, accounting for 34 percent of all prescription medication, according to the […]

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Helping A Loved One Adjust to Assisted Living

You’ve talked with your loved one about making the transition to an assisted living facility. Now what? Once you and your aging parent or parents have decided that moving to an assisted living facility is the best choice for them, it is important to fully understand the changes involved with helping them feel comfortable in […]

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How Caregivers Find Support, Information

I have been a nurse for 22 years and worn many hats in the health care profession. However, it was not until a recent personal experience that I learned the importance of the patient and family. My mom was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, and as her disease progressed, so did my responsibilities to ensure that […]

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