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Wound Care to Help Prevent Sepsis

Prevention of serious health complications and issues is one of the most important things that you can do for your aging family member during the course of your caregiver journey with them. This means recognizing the risks that they face and ...

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Caring for a Parent with Osteoporosis

According to an article in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, osteoporosis is frequently under-diagnosed and undertreated, despite its high occurrence in America and around the world. More than 10 million people in the ...

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Could Your Parent Have PAD?

PAD stands for peripheral artery disease, a disease that affects circulation to the limbs—usually the legs. PAD occurs when arteries become narrow and the blood flow to the limbs decreases, causing symptoms like leg pain. Unfortunately, having PAD ...

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The Sneak Thief of Sight

Her vision was fine. In fact, she often bragged about the fact that she’d missed the late-forty reading eyeglass prescription so many of her peers endured. Nevertheless, her daughter kept pestering her about making an appointment with her eye ...

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Tips for Controlling Fluids in an Elderly Adult Suffering from Congestive Heart Failure

[caption id="attachment_791" align="alignright" width="200"] Homecare Hicksville NY - Tips for Controlling Fluids[/caption] If you are a family caregiver for an elderly adult who is suffering from congestive heart failure, one of the ...

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