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Authored by CEO, Andria P. Harris, our blog is also a very important way of letting you know how we feel about what we do. For more dialogue on living with Dementia and Alzheimer's, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Urinary Tract Infection

One of the most common problem faced by members of the senior community is Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

It must be the intention of caregivers of all stripe to be on the lookout for the tell tale signs of this infection. “The vast majority of urinary tract infections...

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 What is Incontinence?


INCONTINENCE is the lack of voluntary control over urination (Dictionary)….the lack of self restraint of the bladder!

Run, Run, Run!! To the bathroom…….!

No! many senior cannot get to the bathroom in a hurry!

And many cannot get help in time, so gooooooo!

The onl...

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What To Do??

 

Knee functions to….

Sit up, Bend it, Sit down, Kick it and Walk it…

You Run it, Bow it, and Kneel it, or even swing your legs back and forth

The knee joint is the largest joint in the body. It is quite durable, and will sustain you, as long as you take care of it. It is know...

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Part One

 

Private Home Care, Why?

 

Private home care is ideal for aging at home.

Aging at home is ideal for elders who wish to remain in place, this way their home care choices may be made based only on their personal and private wishes. Not everyone desires the community based care, th...

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How?

 

Drink it from a glass, drink it from a cup, drink it from a bowl or even from a plate!

Drink it as juices, drink it as punches or even bundles of blended veggies.

Drink it as soups, drink it in deserts, drink it as shakes or crushed up fruits and berries

Drink it as simple, so very ...

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Should you hire someone who doesn’t cook?

I think not!

Because care and nutrition goes hand in hand,

What will be fed to your loved one all day, if care taker doesn’t cook?

What or how will you satisfy the taste buds of one who is used to a warm and comforting meal, at least once per day...

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Where does the mind go? I often wonder.

It stares for a long while and saunter

It gazes at so many things, so many passing things.

Could they be memories?

How can I tell?

They pass by so quickly, just like the swift of a moving train

Where does the mind go? I can’t tell you now.

Sometim...

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Mummy I love you

I will pretty much do whatever it takes, short of physical violence, to make the medicine go down my mom's throat. A lot of the other stuff I let fall to the side. She recently received the final notice on her gas bill. But, we're in Southern California so she doesn't really need t...

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Telling a child that one of their grandparents is unwell is a difficult task. Their young minds are full of tomorrows and the promise of life. They rarely come across illness, and when they do it is usually a matter of days before the person is up on their feet again.

Grandparents are living longer...

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