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Senior topics

Memory care

Lifting the fog from dementia care

Apr 17, 2015


Medicating people with dementia can quiet symptoms like hallucinations or anxiety. But the antipsychotic drugs often used also increase the risk of death for this demographic.

 

The...

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Senior advocacy

An invaluable family gift: Discussing your wishes

Apr 11, 2015


What’s the best gift you’ve ever given someone you love? Chances are, a lot of thought and preparation went into it. You probably went to every length imaginable to make sure it was...

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Home

Avoid injuries in the home: Tips to stay safe

Apr 08, 2015


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that each year approximately 734,000 people over age 65 are treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries associated with...

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Senior advocacy

Confused? So is the Medicare payment system

Apr 03, 2015


When you’re sick, you want to get back on your feet as soon as possible, without more tests and procedures than you need. You want to spend less time in the doctor’s office or the...

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Well-being

Spring has sprung, but so have seasonal allergies

Mar 31, 2015


Many people love spring as the flowers and trees start blooming, but for others it means sneezing, watery eyes, itchy throat, runny nose and congestion. For those people it means it is the...

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Senior care & services

Five questions can help you avoid additional hospitalization

Mar 30, 2015


Falls, injuries and acute illnesses often force quick decisions about healthcare for yourself or a loved one.

 

In some circumstances, hospital patients whose needs are no longer...

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