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How to Identify and Treat Depression in Seniors

By Elder Care, Senior Care

According to the CDC, up to 13.5% of older Americans struggle with depression. There are age-related factors besides poor health that increase the odds of developing mental health issues. On the upside, depression in seniors is treatable, so don’t lose hope. Symptoms of Geriatric Depression Perhaps you’ve been feeling downcast for long stretches, or you’ve…

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6 Ways to Finance In-Home Care

By Elder Care, Home Health Care

The average cost of daily in-home care is around $4,000 per month which might be too steep a price for many. However, most seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as they age. So the question is how to finance in-home care when it becomes necessary. This post discusses six ways to ensure that your elderly loved…

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8 Signs That It’s Time to Find In-Home Care

By Elder Care, General Health, Home Health Care, Nursing Care, Senior Care

Around 34.2 million individuals provided unpaid care to persons aged 50 or older during the last twelve months. As people age, the odds of a decline in physical or cognitive health and the ability to function independently steadily increase. Some people need help sooner because of a traumatic accident or illness. So, how do you know when it’s…

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