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Tips for Being Involved in Your Dad’s Healthcare Matters

For one reason or another, you need to become your dad's medical spokesperson. He may have dementia and doesn't always comprehend what his doctor says. He may be losing his hearing and can't hear his doctor. He may simply want you there for...

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Four Tips for Putting a Schedule Together for Your Senior

As your elderly family member finds that she has more time to herself, a routine might be in order. This can help her to make sure that she eats meals regularly, that she engages in the hobbies she wants to engage in, and that she’s able to...

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Tips for Helping Your Elderly Loved One Keep Connected

Are you worried that your elderly loved one isn’t connecting enough with others? Research shows that connections and socialization are important for everyone, especially senior citizens. If your elderly loved one isn’t socializing or connecting...

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Helping Your Elderly Loved One to Be More Independent

As your elderly loved one gets older, they might start to lose some of their independence. This is just a normal part of aging. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t help them to continue being independent longer. Just because they are...

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Take Action Against Prediabetes

Prediabetes used to be referred to as borderline diabetes. It’s a precursor to type 2 diabetes. People who have prediabetes have elevated blood sugar but it’s not so high that they can be diagnosed with diabetes. If your aging relative has...

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Bedroom Safety Isn’t Something to Overlook

While many falls happen in the bathroom and kitchen, that doesn't mean the bedroom is a safe place. Older adults can be just as much at risk in their bedroom as they are in other rooms of the home. Bedroom safety is equally important when you're...

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