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Winter Arizona Senior Safety
Now that winter has officially arrived, caregivers should take a few minutes to consider how winter weather impacts their dementia patients. Cold temperatures, ice, snow, and early darkness present special challenges for dementia sufferers and caregivers should do what they can to address them. Fortunately the Alzheimer’s Association offers a few helpful winter safety tips […]
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Lewy Body Dementia
Dementia is a misunderstood word. Many believe it refers to a specific diagnosis, when in fact it’s a general term for loss of memory or other mental abilities that inhibit daily living. There are a number of different, well-defined illnesses that cause these symptoms, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and vascular or post-stroke dementia. But there’s […]
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Arizona Seniors Sleep Tips
In our last few posts, we’ve been talking about the value of good sleep and the health implications that come when we don’t get enough. This is an issue of special importance for seniors because 50% of older American struggle with some kind of sleep problem. When the issue is sleep apnea, doctors can prescribe […]
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sad holiday senior
Now that we’ve officially entered the holiday season, there’s a good chance you’ll be celebrating with friends and family over the coming weeks. In addition to sharing the festivities with your most cherished loved ones, these visits can serve as great opportunities to check-in on the health and well-being of your older relatives. If you […]
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Arizona Sleep Apnea
When Snoring is More Than Just Snoring If you’ve ever shared a bed with a snorer, you know how infuriating it can be. Over the years you’ve probably lost untold hours of sleep to your bed-mate’s snorts and gasps. And while it appears they’re sleeping soundly amidst the commotion, they’re likely suffering from something much […]
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sleep arizona senior home care
There’s a famous quote by Mahatma Gandhi that says, “Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” While Gandhi may have been speaking metaphorically, there’s a lot of truth to what he said. Scientist don’t completely understand the process of sleeping, but they […]
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Phoenix Arizona Aging
Last year The New York City Department for the Aging published a handy aging in place guide for residential building owners. The department published the document because – like much of the rest of the country –  the city’s population is aging rapidly, and many of its older residents report having ambulatory difficulty. To make […]
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Phoenix Arizona Alzheimer's
Since its identification more than a century ago, Alzheimer’s Disease remains shrouded in mystery. Researchers have made progress identifying certain risk factors, and limited treatment options exist. But there’s still no definitive test for the disease, short of a brain examination during autopsy, and no known cure. However new research out of Israel may shed […]
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Flu Season Phoenix
Well, we’ve officially entered fall and that means one thing: flu season is here. If you’ve visited the doctor recently, they’ve probably recommended a flu shot. Turns out they’re doing this for a good reason. Influenza is a serious disease that kills 36,000 people every year. Most young and healthy people don’t have to worry […]
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disasters
Over the last few months, a string of natural disasters have hit the United States. In late August, Hurricane Harvey inundated Houston with record rainfall, and the subsequent flooding displaced some 32,000 people. Just a couple weeks later, Florida Governor Rick Scott ordered the evacuation of nearly seven million residents as Irma – another massive category […]
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