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      Hospice vs Palliative Care: Understanding Your Options

      The terms "hospice" and "palliative care" are often used interchangeably, leading to confusion among patients and their families....


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      Tags: Long-Term Care, Senior Health, Home Care

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      Guide to Oral Health for Seniors

      As we age, our mouths and teeth change, which can cause problems if not addressed. Plus, a healthy smile boosts confidence and...


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      Tags: Dental Health

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      Ways to Address the Emotional Needs of Seniors

      As loved ones age, it becomes increasingly important to focus not only on their physical well-being but also on their emotional...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Mental Health

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      A Guide to VA Benefits For Veterans

      As our nation's heroes age, the need for specialized care and support becomes increasingly important. The U.S. Department of...


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      Tags: Veterans

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      Understanding the Nutritional Needs of Seniors

      As we age, our nutritional needs undergo significant changes. A well-balanced and nutrient-dense diet becomes crucial for...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      How to Assist a Loved One with Toileting

      As loved ones age, they may face challenges in maintaining their independence and need help. One of the most sensitive times a...


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      Tags: Incontinence, Family Caregiver

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      Understanding the Stages of Dementia

      As dementia progresses, it can be difficult and heartbreaking for a senior and their family. Since the disease attacks parts of...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Maintaining Privacy and Dignity in End-of-Life Care

      Caring for a loved one at the end of their life can be emotionally challenging. This type of care requires a deep commitment to...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Senior Discount Guide: Where to Save Money at 50+ to 65+

      While many do not look forward to aging, there are some perks to getting older. One of the big benefits is getting senior...


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      Tags: Finances

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      8 Reasons Why Seniors Shuffle Their Feet

      As you spend time with an aging loved one, you might notice that they start shuffling their feet. This phenomenon has intrigued...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention, Senior Health

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      New Year's Resolutions for Caregivers

      As the calendar flips to a new year, many people embark on a journey of self-improvement through New Year's resolutions. While...


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      Tags: Caregivers, Holidays, Family Caregiver

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      New Year's Resolutions for Seniors

      The start of a new year great time for reflection and goal-setting. For seniors, setting New Year's resolutions tailored to their...


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      Tags: Holidays