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Croup

If your child has been coughing lately, you may have concerns about the common cold. However, if that cough sounds worse by the day, it’s possible that the cause is croup. While it’s common for children to acquire croup, it’s essential to learn how to recognize symptoms to provide adequate treatment and avoid complications. What…

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Croup

Lewy Body Dementia

Having a family member diagnosed with dementia can be one of the worst days of a person’s life. Whereas a loved one was once full of life, energy, and vitality, now they are experiencing memory loss that interferes with their daily life as well as with their personality. That said, not all types of dementia…

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What is Lewy Body Dementia

How to Lower High Blood Pressure

Senior Care Fort Lauderdale FL-High blood pressure is a condition that your senior loved one needs to manage carefully in order to keep it controlled. Your loved one’s doctor may recommend one or more of these treatment options.

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How to Lower High Blood Pressure

When Is the Right Time to Consider a Senior Living Community?

Far too often, children tell their parents, “You’ll never need to live in a nursing home. I’ll take care of you.” But what many children fail to realize is as we age, our abilities to perform even the simplest daily tasks diminish and the idea of needing assistance becomes a reality. Fortunately, in-home health care…

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When Is the Right Time to Consider a Senior Living Community

Multigenerational Caregiver

Caregivers in Naples FL: Multigenerational care is all about integrating both your children and your aging parent into the care experiences of the other

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Multigenerational Caregiver

Practicing Active Listening in Your Conversations with Your Parents

In today’s contemporary technology-obsessed culture, it is not uncommon for people to lose the skills that allow them to interactive properly and effectively in person. Most people are much more accustomed to interacting over the phone, through text messages, or on social media platforms, or to utilizing these technologies while interacting in person. While many…

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Practicing Active Listening in Your Conversations with Your Parents

How to Prepare Seniors for Hip Replacement Surgery

Elderly Care Vero Beach FL-If your elderly parent is getting ready to undergo hip replacement surgery, it is important that they properly prepare themselves. This means both their mind and their body. Proper preparations will ensure that their body is strong enough to undergo the surgery and then to make the most of recovery so that they can glean the maximum benefit from the procedure.

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How to Prepare Seniors for Hip Replacement Surgery

The Challenges of a Family Caregiver

Aside from the heartbreak of having to care for a once-healthy and fully-capable parent or loved one, many family caregivers are faced with the challenge of balancing a full-time job, growing family and other competing demands with caregiving duties at home. 4 of the Biggest Challenges Family Caregivers Face Here are a few of the…

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Family Caregiver Challenges

The Best Diet Plan for People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis? In Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), the immune system attacks the synovium (fluid between the joints). This leads to an inflammatory immune response that causes pain, joint deformity, and disability as it progresses. The exact cause of RA remains unknown, but genetics and health of the gut bacteria appear to play a strong…

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rheumatoid arthritis diet

How to Tell If It’s Time for Your Parent to Stop Driving

One of the most difficult decisions you’ll make is taking away your parent’s keys. Sometimes, you’ll have a doctor saying it’s safer and needs to be done. You may have to take their keys away because they crashed into something due to slowed reaction times. You may be on the fence. If this is the…

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How to Tell If It's Time for Your Parent to Stop Driving