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Elderly Loved Ones and Type 2 Diabetes Elderly Loved Ones and Type 2 Diabetes

The thought of diabetes is frightening, particularly for families that haven’t yet dealt with this condition themselves. Seniors are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes for a variety of reasons, but it doesn’t have to mean that your loved one’s life must change in bad ways.

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Overcoming Arguments about Senior Care Overcoming Arguments about Senior Care

As people get older, they may have various challenges with regard to their health, physical capabilities, and even their ability to take care of themselves in a safe manner at home. T

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Panic Attacks and the Elderly Panic Attacks and the Elderly

Panic attacks are disturbing no matter how old you are when you experience them. For your elderly loved ones, they can feel debilitating. The key is to not completely shut down every experience if your loved one finds himself experiencing panic attacks. Tools such as visualization, introducing elderly care services in stages, and remaining calm can all help.

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If You Feel Dad’s Not Listening when You’re His Caregiver, Look Inward If You Feel Dad’s Not Listening when You’re His Caregiver, Look Inward

Trying to get somebody to listen to you can certainly be frustrating at times. Many parents feel as though they’re banging her head against the wall when trying to get their teenagers to listen.

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Yes, Getting Proper Eye Care Can Help Reduce the Risk of Vision Loss: Elder Care Considerations Yes, Getting Proper Eye Care Can Help Reduce the Risk of Vision Loss: Elder Care Considerations

Taking care of one’s health involves many aspects, including eye care. Seeing an eye care professional for a regular exam at least every two years is recommended by most eye doctors.

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Staying ‘Young’ with the Help of Positive Senior Care Staying ‘Young’ with the Help of Positive Senior Care

Feeling ‘young’ is a state of mind. Everyone basically knows that it’s impossible to stay younger, but with the right level of exercise, the right diet, and even positive care for the senior in your life, it’s possible that he or she could end up feeling younger than they do.

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Ways that Professional Home Care Can Help a Senior Live with Chronic Pain Ways that Professional Home Care Can Help a Senior Live with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can be difficult to deal with for the elderly. Here are several ways that an experienced in-home care provider can help seniors cope better with chronic pain.

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Caregiving and EMS Caregiving and EMS

You are taking care of your elderly family member, so that makes you a family caregiver. You may very well have a career that provides you an opportunity to assist them with some certain aspects in life, including paying bills, and more, but let’s talk about the prospect of an emergency situation.

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Battling Loneliness as Part of Your Elder Care Plan Battling Loneliness as Part of Your Elder Care Plan

Anyone who has caught a rerun of an old “Golden Girls” episode has seen how emotional support, socialization, and bonding can enhance the lives of adults over the age of 60. In this show, four women, including a mother and daughter, live together and use their close friendships to help them through all of the challenges of life.

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When Caregiving Gets to be Too Much When Caregiving Gets to be Too Much

It’s not always easy to recognize when you’re becoming overwhelmed by a certain job, responsibility, or issue in your life. It could be something that begins relatively small at first and builds over time. As a caregiver for an elderly family member, you may have a number of other responsibilities in life.

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