Caregiver Support

Posted on April 22, 2019 by Jamie Floyd “I looked it up on the iPad®.”  “I Googled it.”  “I saw that on Facebook.”  Yes, those words now frequently come out of my 72-year-old father’s mouth.  My dad, who really never learned to type or used a computer pre-retirement and who stood on his feet 10
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Posted on September 1, 2019 by Michele Macmartin For older adults, staying hydrated can be a challenge. According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, one in three older adults may not drink enough fluids each day due to physical and physiological changes common to aging,  such as: diminished
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Posted on November 20, 2019 by Angela Weisser Despite advances in health care, the aging process itself can limit an older adult’s ability to carry out basic daily living activities. Health problems aren’t always obvious, especially for older adults. Signs of declining health or abilities can be so subtle that neither the parent – nor
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Posted on January 21, 2019 by Steve Morgan As parents age, their needs grow while their ability to care for themselves declines. This is especially true when a parent lives alone. Unfortunately, many don’t think about how they will care for an aging parent until they’re forced to make a decision. They may notice Mom
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Posted on October 10, 2019 by Atria Senior Living Experts typically look to the southern hemisphere’s flu season to predict what might happen in the U.S., and this year looks to be challenging. “Australia’s flu season has always been a good indicator of our flu season, and unfortunately it looks as if the flu season
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