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Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Older Adults

Pneumonia can be an extremely dangerous condition for an elderly adult. Seniors tend to have immune systems that are not as strong as those of younger people, which means that they are more likely to develop serious health conditions and experience severe complications associated with those conditions, and will have a more difficult time recovering…

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Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Older Adults

Caring for Seniors Undergoing Chemotherapy

Hearing “you have cancer” is one of those moments indelibly inked into your mind. Finding out your senior parent is facing this disease and the possible side effects that the treatment brings can be devastating. Many families are faced with the decision: Is the treatment worth the cure? Even a healthy person can be overcome…

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Caring for Seniors Undergoing Chemotherapy

Caring for Seniors with Parkinson’s Disease

Elder Care Tampa FL-One set of challenges that your elder parent will face on their journey with PD is difficulties fulfilling their activities of daily living. These are the basic tasks that everyone must complete to live a functioning lifestyle.

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Caring for Seniors with Parkinson's Disease

Validation Therapy for Seniors with Dementia

If your senior loved one has dementia, you’re eventually looking for all of the tools that you can find in order to help you make life as easy as possible for your loved one. One tool you might be especially interested in is called validation therapy. What Is Validation Therapy? Validation therapy isn’t as complicated…

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Validation Therapy for Seniors with Dementia

Family Caregiver Guilt

Many family caregivers who are feeling high levels of guilt may not understand why the guilt is there. Having that understanding gives you a toehold to be able to put your feelings of guilt behind you. Why Are You Feeling Guilty as a Family Caregiver? You Might Feel as If You’re Not Meeting Expectations There…

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Family Caregiver Guilt

How to Conserve Energy and Fight Fatigue in Seniors

In a recent study, 1 in 5 seniors reported having insufficient energy levels that negatively impact daily life. Individuals from the same study also reported nearly twice as many hospital admissions and in-home care services than those without constant feelings of fatigue. Fatigued seniors have difficulty performing even the simplest tasks (cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc.),…

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Ways to Conserve Energy and Fight Fatigue in Seniors

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Wandering

Caregivers in Marco Island Florida: Six out of ten people with dementia will wander. While there is no way to completely stop them from straying, there are several things that can be done to keep them safe.

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How to Prevent Alzheimers Wandering