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September 2018

Is Depression Normal for the Elderly?

Is Depression Normal for the Elderly?

By | senior care

Depression should never be considered a part of the normal aging process. However, this is not to say that the elderly never suffer from depression. After all, they are often exposed to problems that are specifically related to growing older. They may have age-related health issues, a reduced income, and they may have had to…

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Prepare for the Doctor's Appointment: Tips for Caregivers

Prepare for the Doctor’s Appointment: Tips for Caregivers

By | Alzheimer's Care, Dementia Care, Diabetes Care, Elder Care, General Health, Nursing Care, Special Needs, Stroke Victim Care

If you are a caregiver, either a family member or a professional personal care aide, an important part of being a caregiver is to work with doctors and other healthcare professionals who are involved in caring for the patient. You may find it advantageous to accompany the patient to the doctor on the next scheduled…

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