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How a Care Manager Improves Quality of Life for Seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly challenging for seniors and their loved ones. Seniors are disproportionately impacted by the virus, in particular those with underlying conditions like heart problems and COPD. In an effort to maintain social distancing and decrease contact with potential contagions, many seniors have become progressively isolated …

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Care Management for Seniors: What It Is and How It Works

Keeping up with the different medical appointments, procedures, tests, prescriptions, lifestyle adjustments, and more is a way of life for the numerous seniors with chronic health care needs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 85% of seniors have at least one chronic health condition, and 60% …

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Family Caregivers: Cultivating a Sense of Purpose in Older Adults Is Key to Satisfaction and Health

Perform an online search for the words “activities for seniors” and the results will likely be a mixture of memory stimulation puzzles, crafts, games, and of course, the requisite bingo. What you won’t find, unless you search much more, are the meaningful, philanthropic activities that bring purpose to our lives. …

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Be Aware of How to Help, Not Hurt, a Senior’s Self-Esteem and Independence

“Wait, let me help you with that!” “Don’t over-exert yourself!” “You just sit down and rest; I’ll take care of that.” How many times have we made remarks along the lines of these to older adults, with only the best of intentions in mind? We want to do whatever possible …

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Increase Quality of Life with Customized Activities for Older Adults

Is your older loved one taking part in activities on a day-to-day basis, or is she stuck in a rut that predominantly includes watching TV, eating, and sleeping? Particularly during this time of quarantining and social distancing, it can be tricky to maintain an active and engaged way of living …

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How Geriatric Care Managers Help Families Navigate Care for a Loved One

We all desire the best for our loved ones – that goes without saying. Yet sometimes when families are involved with an older loved one’s care, feelings about what is best may clash. This can lead family members to work against each other as opposed to working together. This is …

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What’s the Solution When Seniors Want to Age at Home?

Ask the majority of elderly people if they plan to age at home as they grow older, even if they are struggling with the challenges of aging, and the response is typically a resounding “yes!” Facing a move from their home, a place with so many memories, can be intimidating, …

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4 Myths About Senior Incontinence Debunked

Senior incontinence is often an upsetting topic for those who encounter it. The stigma behind the problem commonly contributes to people having either a lack of facts or believing in some common misunderstandings about incontinence. The following are just a few incontinence myths and the facts to be aware of …

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