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7 Tips for Choosing a Senior Care Community

We have to decide how to take care of our parents and grandparents when they are older. Ideally, most of us would not want to put our elderly relatives in someone else’s care. Yet, demanding schedules, caring for children, and our own health problems force us to

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6 Steps to Organize Your Parent's Move without Getting Disowned

6 Steps to Organize Your Parent’s Move without Getting Disowned When you move your parents from their home to a new place, such as an assisted living facility, it is a task that can be particularly labor intensive and emotionally challenging at the same time. Therefore, it

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Speaking to Your Children about Alzheimer's

  Speaking to your children about Alzheimer’s disease is a respectful conversation to have with them. It is a way for them to understand what is happening to your parent or loved one. It also conditions them to feel comfortable around an Alzheimer’s sufferer, and allows better

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Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

  After the recession in the U.S. and world economy a few years ago, reverse mortgages became immensely popular with many elderly Americans. Yet, there are still a lot of questions about how dependable they are, and if they are right for most seniors. In this article,

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11 Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

  In this article, we will discuss 11 signs it’s time for assisted living for your loved one. When you are taking care of a family, there might come a time when you need a helping hand. Caring can become a full time job, and the mental

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Caring for Abusive Parents

  Caring for abusive parents is a serious issue. It’s challenging to be the target of a parent during an abusive encounter. You go from being a parent of your own children, to having the responsibility of being a caregiver to your mother or father. In addition

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Friends at Applewood,

I wanted to say thank you so much for taking such wonderful care of my dad, Dwayne.  I still remember meeting Cheryl  for the first time and sitting on the bench to explain our family story.  I knew immediately that Applewood was the place for him.  It

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TRUE LOVE (A Doctor's note) Must Read!!

It was approximately 8.30 a.m. on a busy morning when an elderly gentleman in his eighties arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He stated that he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9.00 a.m. I took his vital signs and had

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Alzheimer's vs. dementia is easy to distinguish.

    In the early 1900s, Alois Alzheimer looked at abnormal plaques in the brain. This was the first recorded case of the possible disease. In the century that followed, scientists have made many more discoveries about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Unfortunately, not all is known, and

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