Seniors and Dementia – How to Spot the Warning Signs

Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia are devastating to families in the United States and around the world. Doctors and scientists continue to work on effective treatments and possible cures, but as of this writing, there are no cures, leaving patients and their caregivers left to simply cope with the heartbreaking effects of the illness. However, there is always hope. Awareness of dementia and its prevalence is continuously increasing, and families are becoming much better equipped to deal successfully with it. Additionally, caregivers in the senior care industry are constantly learning new ways to ensure the comfort and health of those patients who suffer from dementia. One of the best ways to handle the effects of dementia is to be proactive about it. Currently, one out of every three individuals in the United States die as a result of Alzheimer’s Disease or some other form of dementia, but by watching for the warning signs family members and caregivers can ensure th
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Health Care and Aging – 4 Tips to Keep Seniors Involved

One of the biggest struggles associated with aging in is the inability to stay involved in certain activities. As people age, their abilities are diminished and they need to turn to others – often reluctantly – to take care of many of the responsibilities that once required no assistance. Over time, when seniors become accustomed to having things done for them, there is a tendency for members of the aging population to naturally step back and avoid involvement in their affairs. This is when a balance must be found. After all, staying independent and able is one of the keys to living a fulfilling life, even when the help of family members and in home caregivers is a necessity. Staying involved in health care is particularly crucial for seniors who want to live the best possible lives in their golden years, but it can be difficult when so many other people are involved. If you care for a loved one who is part of the senior population, there are some things you can do to help them co
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Health Care and Aging – 4 Tips to Keep Seniors Involved

One of the biggest struggles associated with aging in is the inability to stay involved in certain activities. As people age, their abilities are diminished and they need to turn to others – often reluctantly – to take care of many of the responsibilities that once required no assistance. Over time, when seniors become accustomed to having things done for them, there is a tendency for members of the aging population to naturally step back and avoid involvement in their affairs. This is when a balance must be found. After all, staying independent and able is one of the keys to living a fulfilling life, even when the help of family members and in home caregivers is a necessity. Staying involved in health care is particularly crucial for seniors who want to live the best possible lives in their golden years, but it can be difficult when so many other people are involved. If you care for a loved one who is part of the senior population, there are some things you can do to help them co
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