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14 Difficult Elderly Behaviors and How to Deal with Them

Does your parent or loved one exhibit difficult elderly behaviors? Do they behave in ways that you don’t expect them to? Perhaps they used to be easy-going and mild-mannered and suddenly they act up. Have these difficult elderly behavior left you flustered, frustrated, embarrassed, hurt, exhausted, or helpless?

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What to Do if Your Elderly Parent Won’t Take a Bath

Your elderly parent may be reasonably clean and well-groomed in the past. You may remember your childhood years and still know the cologne or perfume they use. Or you may have spent a few hours in their bedroom watching your mother put on makeup or your father fix his hair. However, things take quite a different …

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How to Deal with Elderly Temper Tantrum

Let’s face it–as years go by, your elderly parents can start to get difficult. They may act childish and even have what we can call as elderly temper tantrums. They may yell and have overall bad behavior that can drive you up the wall. Aside from that, their behavior can also be frustrating, tiring, and …

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Life-Saving First Aid Tips for the Elderly

Knowing these life-saving first aid tips is important when you’re caring for an elderly parent or loved one. Read on and be prepared. When you’re caring for the elderly, it’s important–even a matter of life and death–to be prepared in any emergency situation. You have to be knowledgeable of many standard first aid skills because …

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3 Big Tips for Lowering Cholesterol in Seniors

Lowering cholesterol levels in seniors have a number of health benefits, from healthier heart to better mood to longer life. Here are some of the big tips that you can adopt to have a more heart-healthy life. As you age, your risks for cardiovascular disorders such as heart attack and stroke increases. This is why …

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5 Simple Yet Effective Memory Exercises for Seniors

Here are 5 simple yet effective memory exercises that elderly people can do at home or in their adult daycare facilities. These activities help boost their brain power and keep them engaged. Aging can cause changes in our brain functions. As we age, our cognitive ability declines, and you can definitely see this happen if …

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Top 10 Qualities to Look for in a Good Caregiver for Your Elderly Loved One

Professional and good caregivers do more than just care for your elderly parents or loved ones. They also become almost part of the family. Elderly caregivers nurture, care for, interact, and bond with the elderly as well as their families. Now, if you’re one of those in need of a good caregiver, taking a look …

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How to Talk to Elderly Parents About Assisted Living

Sometimes, many things in your life happen that make it clear you need help taking care of your elderly parents. Whether you’re starting your own family, raising kids of your own, building a career, or juggling all these things together, your parents still need the best care that you can provide for them. Even if …

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