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Stress Relief Gifts for Family Caregivers 2020

Stress Relief Gifts

Family caregivers go through a lot of stress in their daily routine. There may be a caregiver in your family, friends, or work circle who deserves to be reminded that they are doing great. Informal caregiver, also known as family caregiver, can be a spouse, a relative, a

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Myths Associated with Incontinence in Elderly

Incontinence in Elderly

Urinary incontinence is common in adults over the age of 65 and medical costs for diagnosing the actual cause and treatment have surged in the past two decades. While the most common stereotype regarding aging needs immediate alteration as bladder-related issues are due to underlying

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A Caregiver Shares Her Experiences

Female Caregivers

Lauren Dykovitz is a writer and author. Her mom, Jerie, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2010 at age 62. Lauren self-published her first book, Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's. She writes about her experience on her blog,

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What is Covid-19 & How To Keep Your Seniors Safe?

Seniors health and safety

What is Covid-19 and how can you keep your elders safe? Whether you are a home caregiver, a health care aide or a nursing attendant, the aim is to prevent exposure to germs. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause illnesses

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Top Rated and Reviewed Hospital Gowns

Silvert's Hospital Gowns

Being in a hospital is never easy for anyone, whether you are young or old. It may be more stressful for seniors to be hospitalized because of their preexisting health conditions. They may also fear the chances of recurring trips to the hospital for various

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How Sleep Affects Health and Changes With Aging

Picture of bed perfectly made in bedroom

Sleeping. Everybody needs it. Many of us don’t get enough of it. These are common truths that almost everyone knows. But recently, I had the opportunity to learn quite a bit more about sleep, and how it affects health. I came away convinced that sleep is a

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How Home Automation Helps Seniors Maintain Independence

For seniors and others with disabilities, living independently at home is extremely important. Nearly 90 percent of seniors say they prefer to age in place, staying in their own homes and communities for as long as it is safe to do so. Unfortunately, the reality

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Living and Thriving with Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. In other words, it is a chronic condition that largely affects the brain and spinal cord. It is also frustratingly mysterious, with no clear cause or cure. Though its symptoms and their

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