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A customer uses an Apple Inc. Watch Series 4 smartwatch during a sales launch at a store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The iPhone XS is up to $200 more expensive than last years already pricey iPhone X and represents one of the smallest advances in the product lines history. But that means little to the Apple Inc. faithful or those seeking to upgrade their older iPhone. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In Grandma’s Stocking: Apple Watch Monitors Falls, Tracks Heart

If a fall is detected, the watch sends its wearer a notification. If the wearer doesn’t respond within a minute by tapping a button on the watch to deactivate this signal, emergency services will be alerted that the wearer needs help.

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Many Caregivers Neglecting Their Own Health

Most caregivers go to medical appointments with the seniors they care for, yet the poll found they’re less likely to get information about self-care, support programs or other services

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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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Innovative Couples’ Intervention Helps People With Dementia Communicate

For couples with decades of shared memories, a partner’s decline in the ability to communicate is frightening and frustrating.

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People Caring For Family Members With Dementia Are Sleep Deprived

These disruptions can lead to chronic sleep deprivation and place caregivers at risk for depression, weight gain, heart disease and premature death.

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Support Circle: Family Caregivers Share Stories And Tips To Ease Alzheimer’s Toll

Vicki Bartholomew started a support group for wives who are caring for a husband with Alzheimer’s disease because she needed that sort of group herself.

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