Should an Aging Loved One Move In?

Do you have an aging loved one in poor health? During this emotional time, you may consider having the family member move in with you. According to the National Institute of Health, one in every four caregivers lives with the relative he or she cares for from day-to-day. However, what should you consider before choosing…

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Does Your Loved One Need Skilled Nursing Care?

The decision to place mom or dad in a skilled nursing facility is hard on the whole family, but oftentimes it can be the best decision for everyone involved. If you’re currently acting as the primary caregiver for your aging loved one or you’ve hired in-home help, you may begin noticing subtle changes that make…

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Exploring Common Types of Dementia

At Avon Health Center, we provide long-term care to patients who suffer memory loss due to dementia and other conditions. Dementia is the umbrella term used for severe mental decline in older individuals. We understand how difficult it can be when your loved one is no longer able to communicate and share memories with you…

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