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Food that Promotes a Good Night’s Sleep

Unfortunately, sleep disorders seem to be a growing concern among the elderly. From diminished production of dopamine to decreasing levels of melatonin—neurotransmitters responsible for a good night’s sleep—aging is often synonymous with the inability to get to sleep or to go back to sleep upon waking in the middle of the night. According to the…

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What’s the Best Way to Care for a Senior with a Summer Cold?

We often associate colds with winter. Perhaps it’s because of the name “cold,” which conjures up icy temperatures and blowing snow. However, the common cold isn’t relegated to the winter months. People often come down with colds during the summer, too, and that includes your elderly parents. There’s no denying the fact that summer colds…

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Five Ways to Keep Your Dad Out of the Hospital

Aging adults end up in the hospital for a variety of reasons. They may have health issues, such as a heart arrhythmia or pneumonia, or fall down and break a bone. Diabetes, stroke, and stomach pain are other reasons your dad may go to the ER. To keep your dad out of the hospital, there…

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of Shingles?

As a family caregiver, one of the most important tools that you will use to protect your parent and ensure that they are getting the level of care that they need throughout their later years is awareness. Being aware of the potential risks that they are facing enable you to control those risks, reduce them…

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Does the Family Caregiver Need Care Too?

Caregivers in Philadelphia: Family Caregivers Need a Break Too.

Caring for Caregivers If you are the family caregiver for an aging parent or loved one, you are an incredible person. You do so much for others; you spend so much of your time cooking, cleaning, and helping your loved one with all of the things they have to do during the day, never asking…

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