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Senior Sleeping Issues: Tips to Help Mom Sleep

As your loved one ages, many things they used to do effortlessly become much harder. One of those things is sleep. Whether your loved one has dementia, Parkinson’s, or is simply approaching old age, senior sleeping issues are going to come up. There’s a lot you can do, though, to help them out. Here are…

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Caregiver Guilt: 5 Common Myths You Should Never Believe

No caregiver should ever feel that their best is never good enough. If you’re a caregiver, you might be reading that and thinking, Oh, sure. Right. Tell that to (your relative here). And it’s totally normal to be thinking that, because caregiver guilt is real. It’s also unnecessary. And downright harmful. But caregivers do feel it, largely…

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Adaptive Clothing for Seniors: Who Really Needs It?

These days, it seems that every other day there’s a new “inclusive” product someone’s trying to get you to buy. So when brands start on about fashion inclusivity for older adults, it can almost sound like Nabisco’s latest marketing ploy. But it isn’t. Adaptive clothing for seniors is the real deal. What does adaptive clothing…

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Inpatient vs. Outpatient Rehabilitation for Seniors – How to Choose

Have you ever had an older loved one who was hospitalized for surgery, illness or an injury? If the answer is yes, then you’ve probably heard doctors talk about inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation for seniors. But what’s the difference, and which one should you choose? Why rehab? Before we get to the different options for…

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Occupational Therapy for Dementia: Can It Help?

When most people think of occupational therapy (OT), they usually associate it with either children or stroke survivors. In recent years, though, occupational therapy for dementia patients has been gaining a lot of traction. And with good reason. Occupational therapists can make a huge difference in the quality of life for someone suffering from Alzheimer’s…

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