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Learn How To Deal With Hallucinations In The Elderly

While there are many causes of hallucinations in the elderly, it is important to know what symptoms to watch for. Some examples are anxiety, talking to people who aren’t there, insomnia, and changes in mood. Here are some tips on how to deal with hallucinations plus knowing when it’s ok to do nothing.

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How To Deal With An Elderly Parent That Is Demanding

When dealing with an elderly parent who is demanding, take a step back and look at their overall situation. Try to figure out the trigger and work on that. Here are several tips on how to deal with an elderly parent who is demanding.

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How to Help an Elderly Person with Depression

It is important to understand that depression is NOT a normal part of aging. If they senior quits doing activities they love, have changes in their personality, or is sad for long periods of time, they might be depressed. Get help for them immediately.

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How To Find A Live-In Caregiver For Elderly Parents

Live-in Caregivers help seniors manage their daily lives while living on-site with them in their home. So, when hiring one, you should vet them properly and make sure your senior loved one is safe. Here is how to find a live-in caregiver for seniors and the elderly

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Surviving a Long Car Trip with a Parent with Dementia

Traveling with older parents is always an adventure. But, dementia adds a whole new layer of complexity. The key to surviving a car trip with a parent with dementia is to bring familiar items, expect the unexpected, and to manage your own stress as well.

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5 Shower Options for the Disabled and Elderly

There are lots of shower options for the disabled and elderly who need bathing help. Bed baths and shower chairs can help without remodeling. But, sometimes, renovating an existing bathroom is necessary.

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Using Wireless Bed Alarms for Elderly Fall Prevention

Some seniors are more likely to fall than others. Using aids like bed rails or bed steps improve senior safety in the bedroom. Knowing when these elders are getting out of bed is an important step in preventing a fall.

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Top 36 Caregiving Blogs to Keep You Sane and Let You Know You Aren’t Alone!

Many caregivers have turned to the web as a source of relief, therapy, and creative expression. The result is there are hundreds of blogs and websites on the internet that deal with the caregiving experience from the early stages to the eventual sad end. Here are best caregiving blogs for stressed out caregivers

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Medigap vs Medicare Advantage: Important Differences to Know

Medicare gives you choices for how you get your coverage. Some people prefer the predictability of costs under a Medigap plan, while others may prefer lower premiums up front and more copays as they use the services. Whichever plan you choose, just be sure you fully understand how the plan works so that there are no surprises later on.