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Vitamin D Deficiency and Memory Loss

A surprising statistic shows that only one-third of Americans are getting enough vitamin D – yes, even those living in the Sunshine State of Florida. What else may surprise you is that researchers have found a link between vitamin D deficiency and the development of dementia. Learn what they’ve found and ways to keep vitamin…

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Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia

MRSA in the Elderly

MRSA is a frightening word that can have long-lasting health implications for your elderly loved one. It helps to understand what MRSA is and what the risks are for contracting the infection. Recognized early, it is possible for patients suffering from MRSA to see successful treatment. Having experienced elder care providers helps, too, since they also know what to look for.

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MRSA in the Elderly

About Strokes

Senior Care Ormond Beach FL-There are risk factors associated with stroke that are beyond your loved one’s control, such as age, gender, and family history. However, there are several risk factors that you can help your loved one to work on.

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Stroke

How to Help With Dry Mouth in the Elderly

Medically known as xerostomia, dry mouth can be caused by a wide variety of factors, including dehydration, certain health conditions, and many medications. A chronically dry mouth can be extremely uncomfortable and lead to many problems, such as bad breath, tooth decay, and gum loss. 6 Ways to Help With Dry Mouth If your elderly…

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How to Help Dry Mouth in Elderly

What is a Gastrostomy (G-Tube)?

There are few things worse in life than having a doctor confirm that a loved one has a serious medical condition. The feeling of helplessness is overwhelming. The anger of seeing someone you love so much go through hardship is crushing. And, the fear of losing that person is crippling. It’s also frustrating when doctors…

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Gastrostomy G-Tube

What is a Preemie?

Finding out you’re having a baby is life changing. No matter how much you read about the subject or talk with your friends who are already parents, nothing really prepares you for it. And regardless of whether the news was met with shock or joy, the reality is that the kind of love a parent…

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Premature Birth

What is a Medical Ventilator?

Most people have a general idea of what a medical ventilator is. It’s a machine designed to provide breathing for a patient who is unable to breathe or is breathing insufficiently. But they’re more complex than that. When you hear the news that someone you love needs a ventilator, it’s normal to want to know…

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Medical Ventilator

Developmental Delay in Children

Regardless of whether you’re a first-time parent or have been around the rodeo a few times, you probably have a general idea of a timeframe for when your baby should be hitting certain developmental milestones. You know that at some point, your baby will make eye contact with you, or turn over by themselves and follow…

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Developmental Delay in Children

Sleep Tips for Seniors with Sundowners

Being on a home care journey with an elderly loved one who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is challenging, but if that senior also deals with Sundowners, the situation can be even more stressful and difficult. What Is Sundowners Syndrome in the Elderly? Sundowners syndrome, or sundowning, is a…

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Sleep Tips for Seniors with Sundowners