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4 Things to Put in Mind when Caring for a Dementia Patient

Dementia is a serious condition that usually affects older people. When a person has dementia, he may have difficulties in remembering things and even activities he used to do. Although this particular illness is incurable at the present, this does … Continue reading

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Home Safe Home: 3 Basic Prevention Tips to Avoid Falling

People’s mobility decreases as they continue getting older. It is common for aging individuals not to be able to do some of the things they used to do when they were younger. Although this decline from our body functions is … Continue reading

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5 Things to Do When a Loved One Shows Signs of Depression

Just because you can’t actually see, it doesn’t mean it’s not there. This can be applicable to ghosts, spirits, or anything that screams paranormal. But did you know that it can also refer to mental illness? Even until now, some … Continue reading

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Help! I Feel Guilty About Not Wanting to Take Care of My Loved One Anymore

Looking after someone and to actually pay attention to another one’s well-being is something that a lot of people can’t do whole-heartedly. Aside from that, you have to be consistent too. It’s not easy to just say ‘yes’ right away. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Nutrition for the Elderly

Living a long and healthy life are as easy as making sure you is getting the proper nutrition you need. At an advanced age, it is so critical to keep in mind the kinds of food you are eating on … Continue reading

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Why Respite Care is Important

We all want to make sure that our parents are getting the care they need in their golden years and who else can provide better care than their own kids? However, taking care of someone who is elderly is a … Continue reading

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How to Stay Fresh and Healthy this Summer?

Water is essential for human health. This becomes more needed during the summer season. The extreme heat will demand constant hydration. Staying under the sun will make you sweat a lot. Consequently, you need to replenish the liquid that you … Continue reading

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6 Warning Signs that Your Elderly Loved One is Suffering from Depression

Geriatric depression is a term that refers to the depression experienced by the senior citizens. Though the condition is still similar to the depression felt by the younger patients, they carry an extra weight. Said extra load is due to … Continue reading

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Why Pets are Important to the Elderly Adults

Older adults are also fond of taking in an animal to become a part of the family. As you can see, these creatures contribute a lot in the life of our older one. So why are pets important to the … Continue reading

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Failing to Celebrate Mother’s Day with your Aging Mom

Nothing would make up the day of your aging parent than a visit from her children. After all, spending the rest of their days in their own abode is the most convenient and independent retirement option. But let us cut … Continue reading

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