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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 Stay at Home As They Age?

Ask the majority of elderly people if they plan to stay in their 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 …

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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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Why Aging Adults Struggle with Loss of Bladder Control and How to Treat It

Incontinence, or a loss of bladder control, is a disturbing and delicate issue, especially for older individuals. It can lead to a number of concerns, from skin sores to social isolation for individuals who are uncomfortable with leaving the house in case of an “accident.” But while bladder leakage causes …

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Learn the Red Flags of Vision Loss in Older Adults

Talking about health concerns is difficult for many older individuals. They may think their health issues are their own business and not anyone else’s, or they may be afraid that if they admit to experiencing problems, they might compromise their ability to maintain their independence. This is oftentimes the case …

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Combat Senior Isolation and Loneliness by Planning Ahead Now

The holiday season can be loaded with a whirlwind of activities for the older adults we love, with family gatherings, holiday parties, religious events and services, deciding on the best gifts for the ones they love. Yet after the ornaments are packed away and families have resumed the routine busyness …

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Tips to Help Diabetics Successfully Navigate the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with family and friends, but let’s be realistic: it’s often also a time for overindulgence in unhealthy eating. With numerous rich, fatty, and sugary delicacies to choose from at every turn, it’s challenging to stick with a healthy diet, which can …

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For an Alternative Independent Living Experience, Look to Home Care

When frailty or chronic ailments cause questions to arise about a senior’s ability to remain safely at home, professional home care agencies, like Live Well at Home, present a practical solution.  Home care services enable older adults to experience safety and security, while preserving the comfort and familiarity of home …

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Considering a Nursing Home? It’s Time to Think Outside the Box

Although nursing homes and assisted living facilities can be a wonderful care option for seniors, until fairly recently, it seemed as though there were no alternate options for aging adults with care needs. Many people remain unaware of alternate care solutions for a senior parent when considering a nursing home. …

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