June 2013 Posts

Activities for People With Alzheimer’s Disease; Living With Gout

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

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Prepare Now for Severe Weather

Extreme heat, floods, tornadoes … Mother Nature is a mad scientist! When you need home healthcare, you have enough challenges, but what about when a blizzard, hurricane or other natural disaster comes your way?

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Help for the Growing “Silver Tsunami”

The “Silver Tsunami,” or staggering tidal force of aging Americans, is beginning to change the way we interact, where we live, how we get around and the services we use from food preparation to home healthcare.

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Computer Training Helps Seniors Stay in Touch With Loved Ones

The Pew Research Center reports that 54 percent of people over age 65 use the Internet, and more technology training is now geared toward older adults who don’t have to leave home to attend a class.

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See for Yourself: Cataracts Are Correctable

For more than 22 million aging Americans, things can begin to look dimmer or glaring, fuzzy and hazy. The culprit is a cataract – the clouding of the eye’s lens over which old, dying cells have become trapped.

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