Dementia & Coronavirus: What Should You Know?

People suffering from dementia may be at increased risk for contracting the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In response, caregivers are instructed to closely follow safety measures outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to prevent any issues that might arise from this outbreak. Unfortunately, as a result, those…

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Tips for Seniors to Cope with Loneliness

Feelings of loneliness or depression can have a detrimental effect on well-being, particularly for seniors. Whether in your own home or a skilled nursing facility, living without regular contact with loved ones and friends can take a toll on older individuals. If the problem persists, it can lead to depression, despondency and lack of physical…

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Tips to Protect Yourself from Viruses

In addition to the annual flu virus that infects millions of people worldwide, we now have another serious illness to contend with: Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). With real-time news available at our fingertips, there’s an overload of information that can serve to confuse, rather than…

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3 Signs It’s Time for Long Term Care

When you provide at-home care for an aging loved one, you become very familiar with his or her condition. When something is not quite right, you’re likely the first one to notice but is it a warning sign? The following indicators could mean it’s time for a long-term care facility. Lack of Order While not…

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