March 2013 Posts

The Rise of Multigenerational Households; What Is Lewy Body Dementia?

These and other stories are in the April edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Revolutionary Treatment May Slow Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

Thanks to a promising treatment being tested in a handful of U.S. medical centers, mild electrical jolts to the brains of early stage Alzheimer’s patients may reduce the damaging effects of the progressive disorder that deteriorates memory and mental functions.

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Is Your Senior Loved One’s Money Safe?

Of all elder-abuse cases, financial exploitation is most often reported and is generally considered the illegal or improper use of the funds, assets or property of anyone 60 years and older.

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How to Keep the Peace in a Multigenerational Household

The recent economic recession, which has caused job losses and home foreclosures, and the increasing senior population have fueled an upsurge of three or more generations living under the same roof.

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Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s Disease

Although no one definitively knows clear measures to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, research now shows a promising link between cholesterol in the blood and the brain disease that diminishes memory, thinking and reasoning skills.

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How to Improve a Senior's Diet; What Is Essential Tremor?

These and other stories are in the March edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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