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Cathy Shiroda CEO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Bill McKusick, (602) 595-4663d BillM@southlandhh.com Cathy Shiroda Joins Generations Home Care, LLC as Chief Executive Officer PHOENIX, Ariz — Sept 7th, 2018 — Generations Home Care, LLC today announced that Cathy Shiroda has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer. Mrs. Shiroda comes to Generations Home Care with […]
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man caring for sick spouse
The stereotypical knock on men is that they’re less empathetic, less emotional, and are thereby inferior caregivers to women. And in the context of adult caregiving — where a male spouse cares for his ill female partner — research has confirmed this stereotype. But a new study published in the Journals of Gerontology found that men […]
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Paying for Arizona Home Care
Older Americans who want to stay in their homes as they age will likely need help at some point. Because as we age, the simple, day-to-day tasks we take for granted often become very difficult. Many older Americans rely on family members for this kind of important, non-medical care. That’s not an option for everyone, […]
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Arizona Caregiver
It’s a common story. An older relative visits the doctor and suddenly they’re in the midst of a serious health crisis they can’t handle themselves. You do the right thing, of course, and offer to help. Now you’ve joined the ranks of the family caregivers across the country who are responsible for the well-being of […]
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Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell made a career out of music. After taking up the guitar as a boy in rural Arkansas, Glen left for Los Angeles and quickly found fame. But in 2009, after a decades-long career in music and film, doctors diagnosed Glen with mild cognitive impairment. Two years later, came an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Glen ultimately […]
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Phoenix Alzheimer
We’ve covered the related subjects of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia closely here, and for good reason. Worldwide, more than 50 million people suffer from dementia, with another 10 million people developing the disease every year. Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common type of dementia, accounts for somewhere between 60-70% percent of all cases. By […]
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Dementia Arizona personal finance
People suffering from dementia often experience tremendous difficulty managing their own finances. This can manifest itself in simple forgetfulness, like neglecting to pay a bill on time, overspending on unnecessary or frivolous items, or through poor spending or investment decision. Patients with dementia are also at risk from fraudsters who’d look to capitalize off their […]
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finance
We talk often about the devastating effects dementia has on the people it afflicts. How it destroys intimate relationships, robs sufferers of their autonomy, and annihilates their very sense of self. But one important aspect of this struggle that we may not discuss enough, is how it affects a patient’s financial health. And we’re not […]
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neurogenic bladder
As we age, bladder control issues can become an embarrassing and annoying fact of life. Seniors often deal with urinary incontinence, adult diapers, or the urgent feelings that comes with an overactive bladder. And while there are many different causes for these conditions, they frequently fall under the umbrella term, neurogenic bladder. But before we […]
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gout
There’s been previous debate among researchers about how gout (also known as hyperuricemia) affects the brain, with some believing it may actually protect patients from disease. But according to new research presented at this year’s Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), gout is associated with a higher risk of dementia among elderly patients. The study examined claims […]
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