Results for "Caregiving"

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How Do Alzheimer’s and Dementia Affect Personality?
Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can diminish memory, reasoning and other skills. But there’s more to dementia than memory loss. “Behavioral...
Jun 03
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How Often Should My Child Really Bathe or Shower?
Bath time is so much fun when you’re little. The bubbles, the toys—splashing water everywhere. But for the parents watching and bathing them, a question...
May 24
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For Family Caregivers: 5 Tips for Getting Help and Support
Taking care of a parent, family member or friend in any capacity for any amount of time impacts your whole life. There are 53 million family caregivers...
Apr 29
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Is My Child’s Tummy Pain Pancreatitis or Something Else?
It’s 2 a.m., and your little one is up. No, not for a nightmare or extra snuggles. Instead, they’re crying, doubled over with stomach pain, nausea and...
Feb 24
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Guide to Picking the Best Shower Chair for Older Adults
Many people take a bath or shower everyday with no issue. But for older adults, it can be one of the most dangerous places in the home. According to the...
Feb 01
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3 Tips to Prevent Dementia-Related Wandering
When you’re the primary caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, that person’s wandering can be one of the most difficult things to...
Jan 30
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Your Child’s Heel Pain Could Be Sever’s Disease
“Ow! Mom, my heel really hurts!” Have you heard this recently from your child? At some point as a parent, your child will come to you complaining of aches...
Jan 28
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Does My Child Have Bowlegs or Knock Knees?
In the first months and years of your child’s life, you may notice their knees and legs look a bit strange. Do they look like a cowboy as they waddle along,...
Jan 14
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Adults With Dementia: 3 Tips for a Better Hospital Visit
If you’re looking after a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, you know that home is a comfortable place where loved ones often feel most...
Dec 20
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Tips to Stay Safe on the Road as You Get Older
As you get older, the skills you need to maneuver a car safely can start to deteriorate and make it more dangerous for you to drive. But you probably rely...
Dec 12