Category: Rehab & Skilled Nursing

Things to do When Visiting Elders

Things to do When Visiting Elders

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When an older adult in your life has limitations, you may struggle to think of ways the two of you can spend your time together. Some people may reduce or avoid making visits to elderly friends and family members altogether….

Tips for Managing Stress While Caring for a Senior

Tips for Managing Stress While Caring for a Senior

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According to the National Alliance for Caregiving and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), more than 34 million Americans serve as caregivers for an aging parent or other person every year. Many caregivers juggle work, children and family, and other….

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

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The holiday season is one of the most joyful and festive times of the year, with family and friends gathering to celebrate, exchanging gifts, and enjoying meals together. However, many people struggle with figuring out what type of holiday gift….

Dementia Signs & Behaviors in Seniors

Dementia Signs & Behaviors in Seniors

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Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease currently affects over 5 million Americans over 65. It’s important to recognize the early symptoms. Typically associated with the most common symptoms like memory loss and forgetfulness, Alzheimer’s dementia progresses from mild cognitive impairment to serious,….

What Is Respite Care? Everything You Need to Know

What Is Respite Care? Everything You Need to Know

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The demands and responsibilities that come with caring for another person with Dementia, Alzheimer’s or other health conditions can become overwhelming. Even dedicated and well-meaning caregivers can be affected by a common condition known as caregiver burnout (also known as….

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