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Posts Tagged ‘seniors’

’60 Minutes’ report details progression of Alzheimer’s

David Bauder, Ap Media Writer Updated 4:55 am, Friday, April 20, 2018 NEW YORK (AP) — Filmed over 10 years, a “60 Minutes” report this weekend shows in startling detail the progression that Alzheimer’s disease takes on a patient. CBS medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook began interviewing Mike and Carol Daly of Staten Island, New…

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Choosing Gifts for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Gifts for Alzheimer’s 1 By John Schmid on November 8, 2014 Blog, Gifts Fun and Therapy in a Package What could be better than getting a present on a special day? Christmas, a birthday, Mother’s day or Father’s day, Valentine’s day: These and many more occasions offer an excuse or a reason to give a…

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Need A Break From Caregiving?

Do you know someone that will need respite during the holidays? It is important for caregivers to take care of themselves too. Many senior living communities offer respite stays from one day to thirty 30 days. Silver Lexington Senior Living Placement Service, can help families find a community that will fit their respite needs. Contact…

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The Importance of the Elderly Staying Hydrated

Now that we’re headed into the summer months, it’s important to remember the importance of hydration. Senior citizens are particularly prone to becoming dehydrated. In many cases, they are less active than they once were, which prevents them from noticing their thirst until dehydration has set in. For others, medical conditions, kidney issues, and/or medications…

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