Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s disease

Pets – (Posted late on 01/31 from 01/29)

Okay, so some of you may or may not believe that a dog or a cat is important because perhaps you are not ‘animal people.’ However, the medical community can and will indeed present you with a number of facts … Continue reading

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Love once strong, lost to time – (Posted late on 01/31 from 01/27)

As I was stipulating in yesterday’s post, a big depression scenario can possibly begin with losing a life partner. Just thinking about some of the stories that I have heard over the years, I begin to tear up! Let me … Continue reading

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Other methods to keep seniors warm – (Posted late on 01/25 from 01/24)

Remember that our bodies get fuel from food. This fact remains true even as people age. A good way to combat the cold that the senior in your care feels is to get them to eat full nutritious meals – … Continue reading

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Parents will become elders, too – (Posted really late on 12/28 from 12/17)

Unfortunately, time is not always a friend to many of us, and as my dad says about getting older, ‘Doctors can make us live longer, just not necessarily better.’ I see this statement prove true over and over again in … Continue reading

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Facing life one day at a time – (Posted late on 12/16 from 12/14)

It is the holiday season. It is December. It is dark early and light later. It is the prime time for seniors to sundown – especially those seniors suffering from Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease! This is not an easy life. … Continue reading

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Transfusions can lead to complications

There may be circumstances that lead to a blood transfusion requirement. What you need to know is that you should try to reassure your clients that there is only a tiny risk involved in a TKR (total knee replacement) resulting … Continue reading

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Schedules, schedules and more schedules (Posted late on 10/04 from 10/03)

When you work with the elderly, the one thing you will learn is that everything derives from a schedule. The better you stick to the schedule, the better your clients will do with life – especially the clients that have … Continue reading

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