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Easy Ways to Prevent Bladder Infections in Your Senior

Bladder infections, also called UTIs or urinary tract infections, are something that just about everyone has experienced at least once. But they can be incredibly upsetting and problematic for your senior. One reason for this is that the symptoms are different for older adults, including signs such as confusion and argumentative behaviors. Have a Conversation…

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How Should You Handle Extreme Stress?

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Being a caregiver might automatically mean that you’re going to be dealing with stress, but it doesn’t mean that you have to be a martyr about it. You have got to really examine what causes stress for you, how your body and your brain react to stress, and whether there are solutions you’re overlooking. All…

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Determining and Managing Mobility Issues in Seniors

Elderly Care in Westbrook ME: Determining and Managing Mobility Issues in Seniors

A common issue that affects both health and safety in the elderly is trouble with balance and mobility. It can be a great deal of trouble to walk while it also leads to trouble managing regular daily tasks. As mobility decreases, it becomes dangerous and could benefit from elderly care in the management of daily…

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Five Tips if Your Senior Has No Appetite

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Your senior might have slowed down a lot with her eating habits, eventually to the point that she has no appetite at all. That’s something that isn’t sustainable, so you need to find a solution. Start with a Trip to the Doctor It’s always a good idea to talk to your elderly family member’s doctor…

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What to Do When Seniors Refuse Help

Many family caregivers run into the challenge of trying to assist an older adult who refuses to let them help. Sometimes they get defensive and insist they don’t need any help. That can be really worrisome when you know they cannot manage on their own and that their safety is at risk. If you’re facing…

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Is Dad’s Shoulder Pain Bursitis?

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Many older adults feel some aches and pains in various parts of their bodies as they age. Though pain is common, it isn’t inevitable with aging. If your elderly parent is complaining of pain, they should see a doctor to find out what is causing it. One thing that may be causing joint pain is…

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3 Caregiver Challenges and How to Overcome Them

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Caregivers do a million things every day. Some of them are simply routine while others are pretty difficult. In fact, the life of a caregiver is often filled with challenges. While not every caregiver encounters the same challenges, there are some common ones that it can be beneficial to know how to overcome. Below are…

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July is National Grilling Month – What’s on Your Menu?

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July and the entire middle of the summer is a perfect time to cook outdoors and enjoy the warm weather. National Grilling Month is a great way to take advantage of this activity with some old favorites on the grill or experimentation with new food items. Even those who are health conscious because of senior…

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