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Depression in Senior Citizens – 6 Signs Every Senior Should Know

  Depression in senior citizens can often lead to long periods of isolation and even suicide if seniors are left untreated. According to the World Health Organization, around 350 million people around the world suffer from some form of depression. Nearly three quarters of people with depression

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Shaming for Moving a Parent to an Assisted Living Facility

  Shaming can come in many forms. People are shamed for their appearance, shamed for the way they act, and recently, people have experienced shaming for moving a parent to an assisted living facility, or memory care facility. The reality is that when you’re talking about an

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Helping Seniors with Dementia – 5 Tips for Family Caregivers

  Helping seniors with dementia can become a full-time job for family members. When that happens, it will require a lot of organization, loving care, and patience. It is a sad fact of life that seniors are likely to be affected by Alzheimer’s or other forms of

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Assisted Living Facilities in Denver – Promoting a Healthy and Active Lifestyle

  Denver’s a big, vibrant city. The Colorado capitol has so much to do, yet its inhabitants have so little time, that even the most active among us couldn’t squeeze in all we’d love to do into a single day. Many assisted living facilities in Denver are faced

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6 Checklist Tips for Hiring an In-Home Caregiver

  There are some questions that you should be asking to ensure that you are hiring an in-home caregiver for you or an elderly loved one.  You’ve probably heard the horror stories about some in-home care providers stealing or abusing their clients. Unfortunately, that’s the world we live

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Health Benefits of Eating Beets

  The health benefits of eating beets are many. They are medicinal, and known by herbalists as an excellent liver cleanser. Due to their nutritional density, beets provide numerous health benefits when they’re consumed. They contain betaine, which lower levels of homocysteine in the body. High levels

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Quinoa for Seniors – Amazingly Healthful Grain for the Elderly

  Quinoa is a new food item on the American market that is enjoying increasing popularity. Pronounced “keen-wah,” this grain comes from the Andean regions of South America, where it was first cultivated and eaten by the Incas more than 5000 years ago. It is a species

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8 Useful Facts You Should Know About Omega-3 Fatty Acids

  Let me start out by saying that Omega-3 fatty acids are ideal for seniors under Alzheimer’s care. According to WebMD, it can help slow the decline of memory loss in Alzheimer’s, and possibly prevent memory loss. Most of the time, it is good to avoid fat

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Dementia Tests – How Cognitive Impairments are Diagnosed

  Dementia tests allow doctors to find out if you have any cognitive impairments. When seniors become forgetful or display constant mood swings, it’s a good idea to have them checked for dementia or other disorders. Thоugh а loss оf mental function might bе brought оn bу

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Aging in Place – An Option for Seniors to Remain Home Longer

  Aging in place can be simply described as getting older without the need to move to another place. In other words, you can remain at home by slightly modifying your home to suit an older person. With modern technology and medicine, seniors are living much older

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