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10 Effective Medication Management Tips for Seniors
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Nearly nine in ten (89%) adults 65 and older report they are currently taking prescription medications. As a senior or caregiver for an aging parent, medication management is one of the most important parts to manage chronic conditions and symptoms. Here are 10 tips for Safe Medication Management. 1 Visit your Primary Care Provider (PCP) on a regular basis. At…

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For Seniors – 5 Best Safety Devices Under $25
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Allowing our seniors to age in place safely poses new challenges with the pandemic. Many families that are caring for their own children as well as their aging families are often called the “sandwich generation”. This obviously adds additional stress and concerns. Caregivers may have less ability to check in on their aging family members due to homeschooling, increased work…

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Memory Care During COVID-19 Crisis?
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Over the past few months, we have received many calls from family members upset and frustrated that they are not able to see their loved ones living in assisted living, skilled nursing, or memory care facilities. Many families soon realized that the required care was more than they could provide themselves. Elizabeth’s mother Pearl lives in a memory care facility.…

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In-Home Care During a Pandemic
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Nancy is 85 years old and has advanced dementia. She lives with her husband John in Sun City, Texas, and is unable to care for herself. For the past year, Nancy has relied completely on the care provided by her husband and in-home care professionals. In early March we received a call at the office from John. He was concerned…

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Falls Prevention for Seniors
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Each year, millions of older people, those 65 and older, have falls. In fact, more than one out of four older people fall each year. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again. It is important to look at the reasons falls occur because many falls can be prevented. There are three risk factors that can help us identify the…

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