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Caregiving for Parkinson’s Takes Patience and Perception

Blog by Irv Seldin, JD, President and Owner, Visiting Angels of the Palm Beaches, www.VisitingAngels.com/PalmBeaches

 

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Blog by Irv Seldin, JD, President and Owner, Visiting Angels of the Palm Beaches, www.VisitingAngels.com/PalmBeaches

 

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Family Caregivers Are Getting A Break — And Extra Coaching

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Lynne Shallcross and KHN

Cover Photo: Lorena Bradford (left), head of accessible programs at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., leads a March 5 session of the Just Us program. The program gives adults with memory loss and their caregivers a chance to explore and discuss works of art in a small-group setting. (Lynne Shallcross/KHN)

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Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Lynne Shallcross and KHN

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Check out our newest article on Spring Activities for Seniors in Maryland. It's a quick mini-guide to mostly free or inexpensive, senior-friendly, and spring themed activities, festivals, and other outside gatherings around the Maryland area with a particular focus on the Baltimore region.

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We provide professionally trained caregivers in the comfort of your own home in the Baltimore region. Custom senior care, home health care, and respite care. Includes blogs & article repository of senior care, senior health, caregiving, and other related topics.

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We provide professionally trained caregivers in the comfort of your own home in the Baltimore region. Custom senior care, home health care, and respite care.

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1 month 3 weeks

2018 LeadingAge Connecticut Annual EXPO on May 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Located at The Aqua Turf Club 556 Mulberry Street Plantsville, CT

2018 LeadingAge Connecticut Annual EXPO - May 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Location: Aqua Turf Club  556 Mulberry Street  Plantsville, CT 

Please join us for our annual tradeshow and educational event that is specifically designed for management level professionals. With an average attendance of over 300 providers of aging services and senior housing, it's an excellent opportunity for networking.   Attendee information: http://www.leadingagect.org/expo-attendee

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2018 LeadingAge Connecticut Annual EXPO - May 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Location: Aqua Turf Club  556 Mulberry Street  Plantsville, CT 

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1 month 3 weeks

Caregivers: 5 Things You Should Know About Stress

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute of Health, NIH

Everyone feels stressed from time to time. But what is stress? How does it affect your health? And what can you do about it? 

Stress is how the brain and body respond to any demand. Every type of demand or stressor—such as exercise, work, school, major life changes, or traumatic events—can be stressful.

Stress can affect your health. It is important to pay attention to how you deal with minor and major stress events so that you know when to seek help.

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Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute of Health, NIH

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1 month 3 weeks

Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Close, Serving Greater New Haven County Provides Medical Equipment and Supplies to Those in Need!

Used equipment and supplies distributed by the The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Close makes a huge difference in the lives of our recipients.

The Medical Loan Closet is a non-profit organization. Its primary source of equipment and supplies comes from donations. The donated equipment is inspected, cleaned and repaired if needed, before being added to the inventory. The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet is operated by teen volunteers from the Amity Teen Center and the Amity Leo's Club. 

 

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Used equipment and supplies distributed by the The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Close makes a huge difference in the lives of our recipients.

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1 month 3 weeks

Hospitals Lure Diabetes Patients With Self-Care Courses, But Costs Can Weigh Heavily

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Julie Appleby and KHN

Cover photo: (Ella Trujillo for KHN)

This story also ran on The New York Times. This story can be republished for free.  Details link: http://khn.org/syndication/

 

When a routine physical revealed mildly elevated blood-sugar levels, Michael Phillips was strongly encouraged to sign up for a diabetes self-management class.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Julie Appleby and KHN

Cover photo: (Ella Trujillo for KHN)

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Caring & Responsive

Helping with your most precious move.

Move Mom and More, LLC specializes in providing professional contents removal and moving services into assisted living centers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and portions of New York state. We understand how difficult it can be to move your loved ones. It is an emotional time for everyone involved. Move Mom and More, LLC has experience in these specific situations and will make the move as stress-free as possible.

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Caring & Responsive

Helping with your most precious move.

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1 month 3 weeks

5 Common Misconceptions About Home Care

One of the bigger challenges families may face is making a choice about caring for a loved one who needs help with daily living. The two most common options include assisted living or choosing from a menu of home care choices. While assisted living is an all-or-nothing approach, home care is not. Fort Myers home care professionals share facts behind the following 5 common home care myths 
 

1. It’s inconvenient

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One of the bigger challenges families may face is making a choice about caring for a loved one who needs help with daily living.

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A Fort Myers, Florida, home care company, Home Care Assistance, offers comprehensive and affordable 24-hour live-in and respite home care services for seniors. Our knowledgeable caregivers can help seniors with daily chores and offer specialized Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and post-stroke care as well as mobility assistance, allowing them to age in place. Our caregivers make good companions and can offer transportation for socialization, grocery shopping, and medical visits. There are no hidden charges and long-term contract.

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A Fort Myers, Florida, home care company, Home Care Assistance, offers comprehensive and affordable 24-hour live-in and respite home care services for seniors.

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1 month 3 weeks

Is It Dementia or Something Else?

 

“When a loved one seems more confused.”

 

By Linda Ziac

April 23, 2018

The Caregiver Resource Center

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

There are as many as 60 conditions that mimic dementia, that are treatable.

 

 

DON’T JUMP TO CONCLUSIONS WITHOUT ALL THE FACTS

 

I’d like to stress the importance of not jumping to conclusions.

 

There are as many as 60 conditions that mimic dementia, that are treatable.

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“When a loved one seems more confused.”

 

By Linda Ziac

April 23, 2018

The Caregiver Resource Center

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1 month 3 weeks

Drug Test Spurs Frank Talk Between Hypertension Patients And Doctors

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio and KHN

Cover photo: Sharon Fulson of Nashville, Tenn., says she works hard to keep her hypertension under control. But the medication that's supposed to help with that makes her nervous and groggy, and she has skipped a dose more than once. (Blake Farmer/WPLN)

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio and KHN

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By: Donna

Helping you live independently in the comfort of your own home.
Live-In, Weekly, Hourly, 24 Hour, Daily, Short or Long term

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Helping you live independently in the comfort of your own home.
Live-In, Weekly, Hourly, 24 Hour, Daily, Short or Long term

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DOULAGIVERS® FREE COMMUNITY END-OF-LIFE CAREGIVING WORKSHOP: “TAKING THE FEAR OUT OF END OF LIFE” On Saturday April 28, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Located at The Grove 760 Chapel Street New Haven, CT.

DOULAGIVERS® FREE COMMUNITY END-OF-LIFE CAREGIVING WORKSHOP: “TAKING THE FEAR OUT OF END OF LIFE” On Saturday April 28, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Located at The Grove 760 Chapel Street New Haven, CT.

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DOULAGIVERS® LEVEL 1 END-OF-LIFE DOULA TRAINING is a Free community event, designed for families, caregivers, community volunteers and anyone interested in learning to support and care for loved ones facing the end of their lives. 

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DOULAGIVERS® FREE COMMUNITY END-OF-LIFE CAREGIVING WORKSHOP: “TAKING THE FEAR OUT OF END OF LIFE” On Saturday April 28, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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Navigating Your Healthcare Wishes Workshop: Hosted by Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. Located at Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 7003 Main Street Stratford, CT.

Navigating Your Healthcare Wishes Workshop: Presented by Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. Located at Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center  7003 Main Street  Stratford, CT.  The talk is free and open to the public. To reserve a seat, call 203-375-5894, ext. 168.  A light lunch will be served.

 

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Navigating Your Healthcare Wishes Workshop: Presented by Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm.

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