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Caring For Someone With Alzheimer’s Or Dementia

Every person’s experience with Alzheimer’s is different, but there are a few things caregivers can do to allow someone to maintain their independence in the kitchen while also making sure they are safe. 

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Caring For Caregivers: Resources Help Navigate An Important Job

Caregivers are the unsung heroes of the health care system. The responsibility can mean increased stress and anxiety, which can affect family dynamics.

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Do You Expect Your Children To Care For You?

Most older people needing help with daily tasks like dressing and bathing receive assistance informally from a spouse or partner or their adult children

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Patty Younts said her husband, Howard, who suffers from a rare variant of Alzheimer's, grew more confused and suspicious in the storm. (Courtesy of Patty Younts)

The Storm Within: Protecting Loved Ones With Dementia During Florence

As Hurricane Florence barreled toward her coastal community, Patty Younts grappled with a question: Where should a person with dementia go?

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Six Tips To Reduce Confusion In Older Patients After Surgery

The longer you live the more likely you will develop a medical condition that requires surgery or a procedure.

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Trying To Protect Seniors, The Most Vulnerable, From Formidable Foe Florence

Perhaps no other population is as vulnerable during a hurricane as frail, older adults, especially those who are homebound or living in nursing homes.

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