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July is UV Safety Month! Don’t be the One to Get BURNED!

The sun can be a welcomed sight. The warmth on your skin in a cool day and all the Vitamin D one could ask for. As people age they need to become even more aware of the heat and sun. … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sun? Make sure it stays that way!

    Everyone needs to be aware of the effects heat can have on people, especially seniors. Individuals should always be couscous of the sun and heat especially during the summer, when heat exhaustion and heatstroke are most common. Make … Continue reading

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Let’s get Technical… Let’s get massaged!

Change your life with MASSAGE!         There are many techniques used to give massages. After a month of talk we decided to SHOW you a little more of what you and your loved one can expect.   … Continue reading

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Choosing a Geriatric Massage Therapist

Now that you have a little more information on what an Elder Care Massage or Geriatric Massage is from last weeks blog Did Someone Say Massage? you may be interested in trying it. Whether the massage is for yourself or … Continue reading

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The Best Caregivers Are…

    Caregivers are as UNIQUE as the individuals they care for… Make sure you find the one that is RIGHT for YOUR LOVED ONE!   Choosing a caregiver can be scary and overwhelming to both you and your loved … Continue reading

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Your Perfect Home

  What is a CARE HOME?   A care home is a facility where individuals in need of continuance assistance live. The individuals at these residential facilities are usually of an older age but not always. These facility provide assistance with medication, … Continue reading

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Care Homes, Caregivers and Coping…

CAREGIVERS AND COPING   Becoming a caregiver can be a difficult time for both you and your loved one when they are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.   Here are some things that may help:               Ask questions. There is no … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease and the Brain

                There are 100 billion nerve cells in the brain. Each of these nerves are a part of different communication systems, each system with its own job. These jobs include memory, thought, learning ability, and senses.    Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait Until It’s To Late: Types and Symptoms of Dementia

  What is Dementia? Dementia is a common term used to describe a decline in memory, not a specific disease. Actually, there are many forms of dementia, the most common being Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease (60-80% of all cases): Symptoms: … Continue reading

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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month!

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month! Falls are the #1 cause of nursing home admissions in the USA. One out of three seniors fall every year and are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal accidents. Falls are … Continue reading

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