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Understanding and caring for your loved one with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s can be debilitating for those who live with it and their families. It’s a brain disease that slowly diminishes a person’s memory, thinking and reasoning skills. It’s typically diagnosed in adults ages 65 and older, but can occur in people younger than that. Common signs of Alzheimer’s include frequent memory loss, difficulty performing tasks or …

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What new nurses need to know about in-home nursing jobs

Nurses like you are needed now more than ever. You may think your only options are working in hospitals or nursing homes. However, in-home care has become more prevalent in recent years. More older adults are voicing their desires to keep their independence and their property, even when it becomes too much to maintain. According …

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What to expect when recovering from a stroke at home

Recovering from a stroke is no easy feat. It can take weeks, months, even years for people to fully heal. These circumstances can create significant hardship for victims and their loved ones, as the amount of care stroke patients need can be intense and time-consuming. While the road to a full recovery can be long, …

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