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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
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How to Be an Effective Caregiver When You Live Far Away
It can be tough to care for an aging parent, partner, friend or relative. Your loved one might need rides to and from appointments, help with grocery shopping or...
Jul 23
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When Residential Care Is the Right Choice for People with Dementia
If you’re caring for someone with dementia, you probably hope to keep them at home until the end. After all, at home, they’re surrounded by people who...
Jun 28
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Watch for These Key Warning Signs of Compassion Fatigue
You might not be familiar with the term “compassion fatigue,” but you probably recognize the idea behind it: it’s the feeling that you have no more empathy...
Jun 11
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The Benefits of Music on the Mind and Body of Older Adults
There’s no denying the power of music. It can make us smile or cry. It inspires us to dance and move. It connects us and is the soundtrack to many important...
May 25
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How Companion Care Can Bring Safety and Socialization to Seniors
Sometimes, seniors need a little help. They might not need home care support for medical needs, but they could use someone to help them with their grocery...
May 18
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Stress Can Overwhelm People with Alzheimer’s. Here’s How You Can Help
People with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias face a lot of stressors. They may struggle to remember things, try to cover up their memory problems,...
May 12
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Is Your Loved One Collecting or Hoarding?
Spring cleaning is an annual tradition. As the sun peeks back out from the clouds and hibernation season ends, we are all looking for a fresh start. Usually...
Mar 04