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New Texas Laws May Affect You

by | July 18th, 2017

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The Texas legislature passed more than 20 new laws which will take effect on or before September 1.  Some of the laws were expected to pass, but there are a few “hot buttons” including the requirement to bury miscarried or aborted fetal remains and requiring police to inquire about the immigration status of people whom…Read the Rest of Article

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The Effects of Dehydration

by | June 29th, 2017

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Dehydration happens when the body is using more fluids than it is taking in. Mild dehydration is common among those of all ages, but it can lead to serious issues if not addressed. The human body is 50-75% water, and water is essential for all bodily functions. It is easy to become dehydrated, especially for…Read the Rest of Article

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Care Giver Tips for Communicating Clearly with a Loved one with Dementia

by | June 22nd, 2017

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Communicating with your loved one is something you have done all your life. There may have been times you remember when you did not even have to say a word; yet the meaning was never lost between you.  Why then does it become so difficult to have a simple conversation now with this person you…Read the Rest of Article

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The cost of Alzheimer’s Disease

by | June 15th, 2017

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The Alzheimer’s Association issues a report each year with data related to the disease.  According to the 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, Alzheimer’s is the costliest disease in the United States.  The total cost of caring for people who have Alzheimer’s and related dementias is estimated to be $236 billion.  The estimate does not…Read the Rest of Article

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Caring For A Person Living With Dementia

by | May 15th, 2017

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A crucial aspect of communicating with and caring for a loved one with dementia is simply understanding what is going on. Dementia is a brain disorder that can be frustrating to both the individual and to their caregivers. Dementia can affect a person’s behavior and personality, as well as make everyday tasks more difficult. Learning…Read the Rest of Article

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Sleep and Aging – Senior Sleep Guide

by | April 11th, 2017

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Insomnia is a problem for over 50% of all adults in the US over the age of 65 and the percentage is even higher worldwide.  Tuck Sleep Foundation created a piece to help adults and senior citizens deal with everything from insomnia to sleep aids to CBT and have also curated all of the relevant support…Read the Rest of Article

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What Your Aging Parents Want You To Know

by | April 10th, 2017

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Getting older can be difficult on both the aging person and the others in their life. It can be confusing for adult children to understand what role their parents want them to play. Settling into a new lifestyle, especially after moving to a long-term care facility, can be an emotional transition for anyone, but adult…Read the Rest of Article

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Is it time for long-term care?

by | April 4th, 2017

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One of the most difficult conversation one can have with their parents is about long-term care. Adult children often feel uncomfortable determining if it is time for their loved one to quit living on their own and move into a retirement community or health care facility. And it can be awkward to approach their parents…Read the Rest of Article

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Mental Stimulation Slows Progression of Alzheimer’s

by | March 20th, 2017

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Alzheimer’s disease currently affects the lives of nearly 5 million Americans and is a common worry for aging seniors. Scientists have yet to find a cure, but the research has helped to develop a better understanding of the disease. Even though it cannot be cured or reversed, there are ways to reduce the symptoms and…Read the Rest of Article

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A Tea For Every Ailment

by | March 6th, 2017

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Tea isn’t just for British folks or for when you’re feeling under the weather. There’s more to it than just “sweet” or “unsweet.” Some types of tea can soothe your body and mind, and others can energize you. There’s a tea to fit every need, but which one is right for you? Here are the…Read the Rest of Article

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