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How to Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

“Aren’t you scared?” I had just completed a training session with Palm Beach County Corrections Officers and they were referring to the increased risk for Alzheimer’s I personally have as a result of my family’s medical history. I have to admit, it can be frightening to contemplate as I see the ravages of the disease…

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How to Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Anxiety and Depression in Older Adults

Senior Care Fort Lauderdale FL-Now that scientists know the flaw in their research, they know that anxiety is just as common in senior citizens as it is in people of other age groups. This is vital information, because this knowledge can not only be used to help seniors feel better, but it can also make speaking about their anxious or depressed feelings feel less taboo.

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Anxiety and Depression in Older Adults

Tips for Keeping Medical Appointments

Forgot a doctor’s appointment? Forgot to fast for a lab test? In this complicated world of health care, a reliable medical appointment reminder method is essential. Today, few primary care physicians’ offices make referral appointments, and even fewer alert their patients to upcoming appointments or tests at other offices. The task, burden, and benefit of…

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Tips for Keeping Medical Appointments

At 98, Glen Doesn’t Have to Miss Anything

Glen Adams entertains, dates, and carries out charity work at the age of 98 with help from Sonas Home Health Care. Having successfully led a Chicago-based plastics company for several decades, Glen decided to enjoy his retirement in a warmer climate, specifically Willoughby Country Club in Florida. “I had over 400 employees with four different…

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At 98, Glen Doesn’t Have to Miss Anything

What Is Dementia?

Today we are barraged with information and “healthcare news” from many sources. This information can often be confusing, misleading, or simply incorrect, leading people to healthcare professionals to find clarity and truth on health topics. As a physician, I am frequently asked questions concerning dementia. Let me share with you some of the common questions…

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What is Dementia

How to Protect Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

Protecting Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse You have likely heard harrowing stories of elderly people being preyed upon in their own homes by unscrupulous caregivers. We are outraged, and rightfully so, by such despicable behavior, especially by those we have entrusted with the sacred task of “caregiving.” The vast majority of private duty caregivers…

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How to Protect Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

Tips for Building a Wheelchair Ramp for Your House

Senior Care Doral FL-As your parent gets older, mobility issues may make it difficult for them to get in and out of their home. This is especially true if there are steps leading to the door. When a senior is confined to a wheelchair, steps can make entering a house impossible.

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Tips for Building a Wheelchair Ramp

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

As your loved ones age, you may begin to notice changes in their behavior. They may call you by the wrong name, have difficulty remembering where they put something, or even struggle with common daily activities. Contrary to popular belief, these occurrences are not always typical of old age. They can be signs of a…

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Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Home Care Boca Raton FL-Prompt medical attention is essential when it comes to managing, treating, and overcoming a heart attack, so being able to recognize the early warning signs is essential to getting your parent the attention that they need as soon as possible.

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Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Alzheimer’s: Dealing with Aggressive Behavior

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s is not an easy task. Oftentimes, he or she may become angry or aggressive toward you as a caregiver. Before you assume the aggression is a result of something you’ve done, understand that there are various causes for these outbreaks and proper ways to respond. Some of these…

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Alzheimer's: Dealing with Aggressive Behavior