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How Is Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosed?

Posted in General, Memory Care, Senior Strategies

Wondering if a senior’s symptoms are signs of Alzheimer’s? And how doctors diagnose the disease? Learn more here. If you’ve noticed changes in a spouse or senior loved one, you might wonder if they are normal signs of aging or symptoms of a more serious health issue. Forgetfulness is especially noticeable, but it can be […]

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How Home Care Supports Senior Independence

Posted in Senior Strategies

Learn how enlisting the services of a home care agency can keep a senior independent in their own home longer. When an adult child first begins talking with a parent about hiring a home care agency, they may meet with resistance. Seniors often think accepting help means giving up their independence. In reality, having a […]

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How to Include a Senior with Alzheimer’s in Your Holiday Celebration

Posted in Caregivers & Families, General, Senior StrategiesTagged

Wondering how you can plan a holiday gathering if a member of your household has Alzheimer’s? These tips will be of interest. If a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease lives with you, organizing a holiday gathering might not seem realistic. Alzheimer’s disease presents unique challenges, such as sundowner’s syndrome and loss of verbal communication […]

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Why Seniors Need an Annual Flu Shot

Posted in General, Senior Strategies

Flu shots are a necessity for most older adults. Learn more about the annual vaccine and how it helps prevent illness. While much of the nation’s attention continues to focus on COVID-19 and its variants, it’s important to remember that flu season is upon us. One question that arises every flu season is if you […]

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Get the Facts: Breast Cancer and Senior Women

Posted in General, Senior Strategies

Older women are at highest risk for developing breast cancer. Share this information with the senior women in your life today. Throughout October, you’ll likely notice people across the country wearing pink. From T-shirts and hats to ribbons and bracelets, wearing pink is part of an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer. It’s the […]

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