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Scared Nursing Home Residents Comforted By Well Known Actress Amidst Devastating Hurricane
Famous Actress, Kristen Bell was filming the upcoming movie, "Like Father" in Florida shortly before the monster hurricane Irma was[...]
3 Caregivers Share Life Lessons Learned From Giving End Of Life Care
According to the American Psychological Association, 80 percent of Americans die in hospitals or other institutional settings. However, physicians often[...]
Researchers Use Flashlight To Test New Alzheimer’s Therapy Method
The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is exploding, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. The worldwide costs associated with caring[...]
Medicare vs Medicaid: Everything You Need to Know
Each year millions of US citizens get medical funding and assistance through either Medicare or Medicaid. But how many of[...]
Join Millions of Your Peers That Utilize Medicare Supplemental Plans
If you are a participant in Medicare or about to become one, it's important for you to understand every aspect[...]
Cuts to Medicaid Might Drive Retirees Out of Nursing Homes
Let's get real here. In order to be a nursing home resident for the last part of your life, you[...]
4 Ways to Help Calm An Individual With Sundowner's Syndrome
If you have a relative or loved one who has dementia, you’ve probably heard the term “sundowner’s syndrome” or sundown[...]
What Are The 7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease And How to Slow Them Down?
Alzheimer’s disease is progressive. Someone begins with no symptoms and then gradually moves through seven stages of Alzheimer’s. What is[...]
Common Types of Arthritis and Their Symptoms in Seniors
Arthritis is a complicated subject, yet a critical one to understand for anyone taking care of senior citizens. Arthritis can[...]
5 Old People Jokes That Will Get Every Senior to LOL
Everyone loves a good joke, even those in our elderly generation. There are so many jokes out there with punchlines[...]
Fidget Spinners – The New Tool For Dementia Patients
Fidget spinners are the latest fad of 2017, primarily amongst young children. You have probably seen them on the news,[...]
6 Activities for Seniors of All Skill Levels
As we get older, it becomes easier to allow the things that we once enjoyed to slip to the wayside.[...]
Ask the Experts: Tips Every Caregiver Should Know About
Caregiving is one of the most rewarding industries you could get into, yet it is also difficult at times. If[...]
Best Tips for Managing Caregiver Stress
Caring for a loved one can be difficult even for the strongest people. As a caregiver it is important to[...]