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Five Benefits for Your Senior from Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a program that offers tools, tips, and techniques for managing lung issues like COPD and lung cancer. It can help your senior to learn more about how her lungs function and what she can do to keep them as healthy as...

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Four Concerning Facts Family Caregivers Face

Family caregivers face some concerning statistics. From money to depression, people who step up to care for a parent face emotional, physical, and financial issues that may take them by surprise. Make sure you're aware of these four...

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Can Seniors Be Poisoned by the Sun?

The answer to whether anyone can be poisoned by the sun is no…and yes. Sun poisoning is a real condition, but the term is a misnomer. No one can literally be poisoned by the sun. Instead, it’s a term used when a person gets severely...

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Pets Your Parents Can Handle When a Dog is Too Much

Medical research has found many things over the years. Three studies found that pet owners had lower cholesterol levels. One found that people with pets are less likely to have diabetes or use tobacco. Studies have found that dog owners have lower...

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What Are the Signs Your Mom is Dehydrated?

Dehydration is a risk elderly men and women face at any time. It's increased when the weather is hot, which makes it a big concern in the summer. Elderly people don't always notice the signs that they're thirsty. If dementia is a factor, they may...

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How Do Fair Scheduling Laws Affect Elderly Care?

Fair scheduling laws aren't in every state yet, but some states are taking strides to enact them. What does this mean when it comes to caregivers? It could become problematic for some families who hire caregivers independently.   [caption...

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