Tips for Boosting Seniors’ Mental Health

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Growing older brings about life changes, such as retirement, relocation, or learning to manage medical conditions, which can affect a person's mental wellness. And, as certain mental health issues, such…

Alzheimer’s Disease Behavioral Changes

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Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia and a leading cause of death globally. In addition to cognitive impairments, Alzheimer's disease causes behavioral changes that are more noticeable…

Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s Disease

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Caregivers play a pivotal role in the lives of people with Alzheimer's disease. This can be extremely rewarding, and it can also be emotionally and financially taxing. While your main…

Alzheimer’s Disease Warning Signs

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Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia worldwide, affecting 10% of people over 65. People with Alzheimer’s experience memory loss, behavioral changes, and progressive cognitive decline. The disease process…

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: What’s the Difference?

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The term “dementia” comes up a lot when discussing Alzheimer's disease. While dementia and Alzheimer’s have many similarities, the terms differ. Here, we’ll explain the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and…

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period for 2023

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During the annual Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), you can change your Medicare Advantage plan (MA/MAPD) or Medicare Drug plan (Part D). This period runs from October 15 through December…

Short-Term Rehabilitation and Medicare Coverage

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Following an injury, surgery, illness, stroke, heart attack, or another medical event, a patient’s doctor(s) may decide that they require short-term rehabilitation. This may be required in order to improve…

Sepsis Recovery and Senior Care

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Sepsis can be a life-threatening condition that sometimes occurs as a result of an infection. Sepsis is caused when the immune system attempts to fight an infection but instead triggers an…

Living Alone as an Older Adult

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As more older adults continue to enter their “golden years” and retirement, an increasing number of these individuals are living alone and “aging in place”, a term that has grown in popularity…

Senior Care for Short-Term Memory Issues

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Not all memory loss is caused by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Unlike Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias which cause ongoing memory loss that usually gets worse over time, short-term memory problems…

Sleep Issues, Depression and Long-Term Care

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Depression and sleep deprivation often go hand in hand. Depression is exacerbated by sleeplessness and vice versa. Left untreated, these issues can worsen and cause further health concerns. Major depressive disorder is…

Fall Recovery and Senior Care

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Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults and result in 2.8 million emergency hospital visits each year. Injuries from falls may be minor, significant, or even fatal. Having one…