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Elderly Care: 10 Reasons Why We Should Care for Our Elders

Eventually, your parents become older. They become sick, weak and frail. With their conditions come the need for more attention, more love, more understanding, and more importantly, quality elderly care. While you as a child or relative can care for your elders, often, the challenge can be huge as you juggle caregiving with your own …

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5 Warning Signs of Elderly Abuse You Need to Know

Elderly abuse is a reality that many seniors in our country are, unfortunately, subjected to by people and institutions supposed to care for them. However, many of these seniors do not report the abuse or are incapable of doing so. As a family member or just as a concerned citizen, you can watch out for …

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What Happens After Alzheimer’s Diagnosis?

Finally getting a confirming diagnosis from your doctor that your parent or elderly loved one has Alzheimer’s can be jarring. In fact, it can be life-changing not just for the patient but also for the whole family. However, it is important to prepare for this event in order to ensure that your elderly loved ones …

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Signs of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

Contrary to popular belief, there are people who can get Alzheimer’s even before they turn 60. This is called early-onset Alzheimer’s and can affect people from their late 30s all the way to 50s. While the symptoms are generally the same as its late-onset counterpart, there are still signs of early-onset Alzheimer’s that can seem …

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How Do You Talk to Someone with Dementia?

It can be painful and heartbreaking to watch a loved one deteriorate with dementia. Whether it’s due to Alzheimer’s disease or other condition associated with aging, dementia can progress with devastating results. At first, it may start of as simple forgetfulness that you can easily joke about as signs of aging. But soon, this can …

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