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4 days 15 hours

Happy Easter

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Greenwich, CT

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Greenwich, CT

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4 days 16 hours

Happy Passover

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Greenwich, CT

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Greenwich, CT

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1 week 5 days

Meds, Photosensitivity & Sun Safety

Medication can make some people more sensitive to the sun and heat.

 

By Linda Ziac

April 11, 2019

The Caregiver Resource Center

www.TheCaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

Photosensitivity is a common side effect of medications, herbal remedies, sunscreens and even perfumes.

 

 

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Medication can make some people more sensitive to the sun and heat.

 

By Linda Ziac

April 11, 2019

The Caregiver Resource Center

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2 weeks 4 days

Uncovering Creative Ways To Finance Assisted Living

Sharelle Thornton

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Sharelle Thornton

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2 weeks 4 days

Understanding Caregiver Burnout

 

7 Signs of Caregiver Burnout & How to Help Yourself

 

By Linda Ziac

April 5, 2019

The Caregiver Resource Center

www.TheCaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

Helping to take care of a loved one can be rewarding, while at the same time challenging, demanding and stressful.

 

It’s no wonder that caregivers suffer a high rate of burnout.

 

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7 Signs of Caregiver Burnout & How to Help Yourself

 

By Linda Ziac

April 5, 2019

The Caregiver Resource Center

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2 weeks 6 days

Caregiver Burnout

 

Remember that help is only a phone call away!

 

The Caregiver Resource Center

203-861-9833

www.TheCaregiverResourceCenter.com

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Remember that help is only a phone call away!

 

The Caregiver Resource Center

203-861-9833

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2 weeks 6 days

Legal and Financial Planning for People with Alzheimer's

Senior Help Desk helthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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Senior Help Desk helthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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2 weeks 6 days

High blood pressure is linked to cognitive decline

​Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

 

There’s a saying, “What’s good for your heart is good for your brain.” Evidence supports preventing or controlling cardiovascular conditions such as high blood pressure to protect brain health as adults grow into old age.

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​Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

 

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1 month 1 day

How You Can Help Social Security Protect Your Information

By Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications​, Social Security Administration

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By Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications​, Social Security Administration

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1 month 2 days

Avoidable Sepsis Infections Send Thousands Of Seniors To Gruesome Deaths

Shana Dorsey is suing Lakeview Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, alleging it neglected to properly care for her father. He developed a massive pressure sore that became infected, and he died a few months later. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune)

This story also ran on Chicago Tribune. This story can be republished for free (details). 

 

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Shana Dorsey is suing Lakeview Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, alleging it neglected to properly care for her father.

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1 month 2 days

Successful Planning for the Future

MANAGING CHANGE AS WE AGE

 

A FREE Talk

 

 

“Learn strategies for optimizing health, healthcare advocacy & finances.”

 

 

Please join us for this special presentation and panel discussion with:

 

-   Linda Ziac

Healthcare Advocate

The Caregiver Resource Center

 

 

-  Dr. Marc Kirshner

Chiropractor

 

 

-  Thomas Smith

Financial Advisor

Aging Workforce Solution

 

 

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MANAGING CHANGE AS WE AGE

 

A FREE Talk

 

 

“Learn strategies for optimizing health, healthcare advocacy & finances.”

 

 

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1 month 4 days

We All Can Benefit from an Advocate!

The Caregiver Resource Center

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1 month 5 days

Alzheimer's Caregiving: You Must Also Care For Yourself!

Senior Help Desk helthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

 

Alzheimer's Caregiving: Caring for Yourself

Taking care of yourself—physically and mentally—is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. This could mean asking family members and friends to help out, doing things you enjoy, or getting help from a home health care service. Taking these actions can bring you some relief. It also may help keep you from getting ill or depressed.

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Senior Help Desk helthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

 

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1 month 5 days

Coming Full Circle, Doulas Cradle The Dying

Article by Bruce Horovitz and Kaiser Health News

Cover photo: Bob and Ellen Gutenstein celebrate Ellen's birthday three months before her death. (Courtesy of the Gutenstein family)

 

As Ellen Gutenstein lay in her bed at home, dying from lung cancer that had metastasized in her brain, a heart-wrenching Mother’s Day card arrived from her granddaughter. Neither Ellen’s daughter — nor her husband — felt they could read it to her without breaking down.

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Article by Bruce Horovitz and Kaiser Health News

Cover photo: Bob and Ellen Gutenstein celebrate Ellen's birthday three months before her death. (Courtesy of the Gutenstein family)

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1 month 1 week

Medical Alert Services Available From Seniorhelpdesk.com

Senior Help Desk is pleased to provide America’s most trusted medical alert service. For more than 40 years, Lifeline has enabled millions of people to live with greater independence, peace of mind and dignity in the place they feel most comfortable – their own homes.

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Senior Help Desk is pleased to provide America’s most trusted medical alert service.

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