Unfortunately, there are many elderly people who will have a mini stroke. Family caregivers often worry about larger strokes in their elderly loved ones. However, it is just as important to know more about mini-strokes. Learning about the causes of these strokes can help you to prevent them in your elderly loved one. Having Hypertension…

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The founder of Doodlewash established World Watercolor Month in 2016. The goal each July is to inspire others to get out watercolor paints and tap into their creative side. Watercolors offer a fun way to connect with your dad. Here are the main items you need to get started painting together in July. Graphite Pencils…

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It’s never too early to start preparing for the future. The first step you’ll need to take is to evaluate your situation and then develop a strategy that helps meet your needs. When you create your estate plan, consider the following factors and how they interact when working with a qualified estate-planning attorney. Account Registration…

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Seniors often don’t report adverse medication side effects to their doctors. Anyone who has taken prescription medicine understands that it typically includes a thorough listing of potential negative effects to watch for. Even though prescriptions are, admittedly, intended to help us, the danger that may result from these adverse reactions can often be more severe…

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Trusting the care of your loved one to someone else can be hard. But when it comes down to it, getting them the best senior home care helpers is crucial. If you’re struggling with how to accept help with caring for your family member, you’re not alone. As you age, your loved ones are aging…

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Dementia makes some big changes in how your elderly family member perceives the world around her as well as how she communicates with others and how she receives communication. That can create some challenges for you as well. Remember to Hold onto Your Patience Your first rule is to make sure that you hang onto…

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Having a fall prevention plan is absolutely crucial, especially if your elderly family member is at high risk of falling. Home health care services can offer additional fall prevention assistance for your senior. This is even more important if she’s alone for a great deal of the day. Tracking New Risk Factors One of the…

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June 1 National Heimlich Maneuver Day National Say Something Nice Day National Hazelnut Cake Day June 2 National Rotisserie Chicken Day National Rocky Road Day National Running Day  June 3 National Egg Day National Chocolate Macaroons Day June 4 National Cheese Day National Hug Your Cat Day National Doughnut Day June 5 National Gingerbread Day National…

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Many individuals may feel uncomfortable relying on their children or family members for support and find that long-term care insurance could help cover. Without long-term care insurance, the cost of providing these services may quickly deplete the savings of the individual and/or their family. Long term care insurance covers care generally NOT covered by health…

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When it comes to the Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits that are accrued to a senior citizen of the country, the right information sometimes eludes them and others who might also gain from them. One very important benefit platform made available for the seniors is the Veteran Affairs Aid and Attendance program. Interestingly, many veterans,…

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