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Get to Know the Main Alzheimer’s Drugs & How They Help Manage the Disease

The latest Alzheimer’s data is worrying. The disease is now the sixth leading cause of death, rising above both breast cancer and prostate cancer put together. And even though deaths from several chronic health conditions, such as cardiovascular…
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Keeping Caregiving Stress from Straining Your Marriage

In marriage we pledge to stick with each other for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness as well as in health – but what does not come up in our vows to one another is how to deal with the growing needs of senior care as…
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On the Brink of Defeating Alzheimer’s? CareWorks Health Services Shares Latest Breakthroughs

Exciting scientific studies are zeroing in ever nearer towards the eradication of Alzheimer’s disease, this time in the form of two medications already developed and approved by the FDA. This enables accelerated clinical trials and we hope…
Lonely, Senior Woman Sitting by Window with Eyes Closed
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How to Overcome Senior Isolation

With over 325 million people living in the U.S. alone, it is hard to imagine that loneliness could be so common. However, more than half of all the elderly live alone, and more than a million of them are likely to be chronically lonely. In…
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Yes, There Are Benefits to Aging!

A simple Google search for the term “aging” returns topics such as “coping with aging,” “what you can do about aging,” and even “the cure to aging.” The pessimistic connotations to getting old are, regrettably, so deep-rooted…
Senior woman with red Santa's hat holding hot tea and looking through window. Xmas, home, age, alone, senior concept.
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How Can I Help My Senior Loved One Beat the Holiday Blues?

Ah, the holidays: they’re the most wonderful time of the year, or perhaps the most challenging. For a lot of older adults who have lost loved ones, are struggling with chronic health issues, or are suffering from isolation and loneliness,…
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Can Planning for Senior Falls Actually Prevent Them?

Falls among the elderly are all too common and may have serious outcomes. Taking protective measures is crucial, including examining the home for fall dangers like area rugs as well as other trip and fall hazards, poor lighting, and an absence…
Senior man patient in hospital eating lunch
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Turkey with All the Delicious Fixings and… a Trip to the Emergency Department?

Even though we may well envision a Norman Rockwell-worthy Thanksgiving celebration, with the entire family savoring quality time together and Grandma’s traditional meal, the reality for some families involves something unexpected: a visit…
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Aging Parent Leave: What Many Employees Really Need

Companies have long understood the need for new moms or dads to take time away from their career to concentrate on the multiple requirements of a baby, but what has been identified a great deal less is the incredibly important need for adult…
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How Elephants Are Helping Alzheimer’s Disease

The old adage, “An elephant never forgets,” is true: elephants really do have incredible memories, even into their old age. For example, they can recall and go back to very specific places decades after visiting them, irrespective of age.…