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Live Well and Keep Symptoms of COPD in Check

As reported by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, an estimated 12 million adults are diagnosed at this time with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and it’s estimated that another 12 million may perhaps be living with the disease and not even be aware of it. It’s also worth …

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Breathe Easier with These COPD Care Tips from Live Well at Home

If you find yourself providing COPD care for a senior family member, you probably know that outdoor air pollution can intensify symptoms. However, did you know that lower air quality in the home can also be problematic? Cleansing the air in the home can help everyone breathe better and be …

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Can You Hear Me Now? Addressing Hearing Impairment Issues

Background noises, fast talkers and mumblers — these conditions and more make it problematic for someone with hearing loss to participate in group conversations, and may cause him or her to be left out entirely. People without hearing loss have to recognize this challenge and remember to speak clearly, facing …

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Top Communication Tips for Those with Senior Hearing Loss

“Pardon me?” “Would you say that again, dear?” “I apologize – what did you say?” If this sounds like a regular reply in your conversations with a beloved older adult, you’re not alone. The National Institute on Aging reports a solid relationship between aging and hearing loss, with as many …

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Pressure Sore Management Advice from Private In-Home Caregivers

Impacting approximately one out of every ten older adults, and even more widespread in those who smoke, in those with chronic diseases such as diabetes, or whose skin is more fragile, pressure sores (also known as bed sores or pressure injuries) are not just very painful – they can quickly …

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Navigating the Alternate Realities Created by Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease alters a senior’s mind so that recollections surrounding more recent incidents are lost or mixed up while those from the more distant past often remain intact. This can possibly cause the past to make more sense to an older adult with Alzheimer’s disease than the present. The senior’s …

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What Payment Options Are Available to You for Elderly Home Health Equipment?

Could your older loved one benefit from more stability in the shower or tub? Does he or she require a walker or rollator to move around? Then it’s probable that you’ll soon be in the market for home health equipment. It’s also possible that you’re wondering how to cover the …

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