What’s the deal with Body Donation?

The Basics when it comes to Body Donation It’s always smart to do some research before making any major decisions or life changes. You may be asking what body donation actually entails, or how it’s different from organ donation, so I’ve made a quick list to cover the...

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How can Seniors Safely Age in Place?

Age in Place Baby boomers may soon find themselves in a serious dilemma. Rather than planning ahead, many people only think of eldercare after a crisis has occurred. Our eldercare infrastructure, mostly made up of private pay options, isn’t quite the most affordable...

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My Parent Wants to Stay Home Instead of Moving

My elderly parent wants to stay home instead of seeking care through assisted living or a care home, what do I do? We get this question a lot. First, if they’re planning on staying home instead of moving, are they able to perform all of their basic ADLs? If not, then...

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Five Ways to Encourage Sleep For Alzheimer’s Patients

How to get Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients to Sleep at Night If you’re the caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s then you’re well acquainted with the fact that the disease can severely affect a person’s circadian rhythm. In addition, lack of sleep builds up...

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What are ADLs and IADLs?

The basic ADLs include: 1. Eating 2. Bathing 3. Dressing 4. Continence 5. Using the restroom 6. Transferring (the ability to move oneself) ADLs, or Activities of Daily Living, are tasks that a person performs throughout their day. As we age, our ability to remain...

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Five Myths Surrounding Alzheimer’s

Directly or through a family member, Alzheimer’s disease affects more people than you can imagine. It is a severe mental disease that has been misunderstood for years. Many people attribute myths to the ailment and only within the past few years has it been accepted...

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How to Contact an Attorney for Elder Abuse

Experts estimate there are 2.1 million cases of elder abuse reported each year. For every one of those cases of abuse or neglect that are reported, there are as many as 13 cases of abuse that go unreported. If your loved one is injured or neglected, you may be unsure...

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