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5 months 3 weeks

Drumbeat Builds For A Peace Corps Of Caregivers

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  

 

Imagine a government program that would mobilize volunteers to help older adults across the nation age in place. One is on the way.

The Administration for Community Living, part of the Department of Health and Human Services, is taking steps to establish a National Volunteer Care Corps.

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5 months 3 weeks

What Do We Know About Diet and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease?

Blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of The National Institute of Health

What Do We Know About Diet and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease? 

Can eating a specific food or following a particular diet help prevent or delay dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease? Many studies suggest that what we eat affects the aging brain’s ability to think and remember. These findings have led to research on general eating patterns and whether they might make a difference.

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Blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of The National Institute of Health

What Do We Know About Diet and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease? 

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5 months 3 weeks

6 Tips for Managing Sleep Problems in Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease often affects a person’s sleeping habits. It may be hard to get the person to go to bed and stay there. Someone with Alzheimer’s may sleep a lot or not enough, and may wake up many times during the night.

 

Here are some tips that may help caregivers manage sleep problems in people with Alzheimer’s disease

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Alzheimer’s disease often affects a person’s sleeping habits. It may be hard to get the person to go to bed and stay there.

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5 months 3 weeks

Shoreline Elder Law - Jay H. Jaser, Elder Law Attorney Milford, CT

Shoreline Elder Law is focused on serving the legal needs of the elderly and their families. We take pride in our ability to offer a holistic and personal approach to the needs of our seniors and their families. Choosing an experienced Medicaid Attorney is an important step in navigating the complex issues related to long term care. Jay H. Jaser, Elder Law Attorney has been practicing Elder Law for more than 25 years.

Shoreline Elder Law focuses on the following areas of practice:

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Shoreline Elder Law is focused on serving the legal needs of the elderly and their families.

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5 months 3 weeks

Fall-Proofing Your Home

Fall-Proofing Your Home

Six out of every 10 falls happen at home, where we spend much of our time and tend to move around without thinking about our safety. There are many changes you can make to your home that will help you avoid falls and ensure your safety.

In Stairways, Hallways, and Pathways

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Fall-Proofing Your Home

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5 months 3 weeks

Your Medicare card & You

Blog by Medicare.gov

When you’re enrolled in Medicare, you’ll get your red, white, and blue Medicare card in the mail. If you're automatically enrolled, you'll get your red, white, and blue Medicare card in the mail 3 months before your 65th birthday or your 25th month of getting disability benefits. Your Medicare card shows that you have Medicare health insurance. It shows whether you have Part A (Hospital Insurance), Part B (Medical Insurance) or both, and it shows the date your coverage starts.

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5 months 3 weeks

FINDING A HOSPICE PROVIDER IS NOW EASIER!

Blog credited to The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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Blog credited to The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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5 months 3 weeks

Social Security Office Locator

Social Security Office Locator - Find Office Locations by Zip Code Use the Link below to find the Social Security Administration, SSA Office near you. SSA Can help you with questions or issues about your retirement benefits and other federal programs such as SSI.

You can also call your local Social Security office to schedule an appointment. Link: https://secure.ssa.gov/ICON/main.jsp

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Social Security Office Locator - Find Office Locations by Zip Code Use the Link below to find the Social Security Administration, SSA Office near you.

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5 months 3 weeks

Take action to prevent vision loss

Blog credited to medicare.gov

 Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases which can result in permanent vision loss and blindness. Some forms of glaucoma don't have any symptoms, so you may have glaucoma even if you don't have any trouble seeing or feel any pain. If you find and get treatment for glaucoma early, you can protect your eyes from serious vision loss. Medicare will cover a glaucoma test once every 12 months if you're at high risk.

Visit link below for more information:

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5 months 4 weeks

End-of-Life Care for People with Dementia

Senior Help Desk helthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH

 

As  they reach the end of life, people suffering from dementiacan present special challenges for caregivers. People can live with diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’sdementia for years, so it can be hard to think of these as terminal diseases. But, they do cause death.

Making Difficult End-of-Life Decisions for a Person with Dementia

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6 months 4 days

Inspector General Warns Public About New Twist To Social Security Phone Scams

Inspector General Warns Public About New Twist To Social Security Phone Scams

Posted on January 9, 2020 by Tracy Lynge, Communications Director for the Office of the Inspector General

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Inspector General Warns Public About New Twist To Social Security Phone Scams

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6 months 5 days

The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet provides medical equipment and supplies to those in need!​

The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet provides medical equipment and supplies to those in need!​

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The Amity Teen Center Medical Loan Closet provides medical equipment and supplies to those in need!​

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6 months 5 days

Hospice and Palliative Care Workshop

Hospice and Palliative Care Workshop

Located at Milford Health and Rehabilitation on January 14, 2020 starting at 4:00 pm. The public is welcome. The workshop is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Address: 195 Platt St, Milford, CT 06460

Phone: (203) 878-5958

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Hospice and Palliative Care Workshop

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6 months 2 weeks

Happy New Year

The Caregiver Resource Center

www.TheCaregiverResourceCenter.com

203-861-9833

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The Caregiver Resource Center

www.TheCaregiverResourceCenter.com

203-861-9833

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8 months 3 weeks

Shoreline Elder Law - Jay H. Jaser, Elder Law Attorney

Shoreline Elder Law is focused on serving the legal needs of the elderly and their families. We take pride in our ability to offer a holistic and personal approach to the needs of our seniors and their families. Choosing an experienced Medicaid Attorney is an important step in navigating the complex issues related to long term care. Jay H. Jaser, Elder Law Attorney has been practicing Elder Law for more than 25 years.

Shoreline Elder Law focuses on the following areas of practice:

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Shoreline Elder Law is focused on serving the legal needs of the elderly and their families.

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11 months 4 weeks

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