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Essential Elements for Wellbeing in the Golden Years in Prescott, AZ
Essential Elements for Wellbeing in the Golden Years in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on January 13, 2020

As a family caregiver, it’s safe to assume you want your senior loved one to remain as healthy as possible for as long as possible. Keeping up with an aging parent’s health-related needs can be a daunting task at times, but it doesn’t have to be if you know where…

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Helpful Apps for Family Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
Helpful Apps for Family Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on December 23, 2019

Getting older no longer means seniors must give up their independence. However, it’s important to begin to make accommodations that protect seniors from getting hurt or sick as they age. Over the years, your senior loved one can expect to need help when he or she isn’t feeling well or…

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Fun Activities for Seniors to Enjoy at Christmas in Prescott, AZ
Fun Activities for Seniors to Enjoy at Christmas in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on December 9, 2019

Christmas is an exciting time of year, with all the lights, sounds, and tastes of the season. For some seniors, Christmas can be a difficult time of year. Seniors may feel increased isolation and loneliness if they’re apart from family and friends. Encourage your other family members to visit your…

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What Increases the Risk of Rehospitalization in Prescott, AZ
What Increases the Risk of Rehospitalization in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on November 25, 2019

From added stress and anxiety to an increased financial burden, there are many reasons going back to the hospital can be problematic for both seniors and their family caregivers. There’s no way to absolutely guarantee your aging loved one won’t have to make additional visits to the hospital. However, knowing…

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2019 Data On The Main Reasons Of Alzheimer’s in Prescott, AZ
2019 Data On The Main Reasons Of Alzheimer’s in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on November 11, 2019

The cause of Alzheimer’s varies for each person, but there are common factors, such as aging, that affect most seniors. Your elderly loved one will need to maintain a proper care plan that preserves his or her cognitive health and staves off impairment. Below are some of the top causes…

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Reducing Hospital Readmission Risks in Prescott, AZ
Reducing Hospital Readmission Risks in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on October 28, 2019

Aftercare is often the most crucial part of the recovery process for older adults. This is the time when the body continues to heal and most functions are restored. Failing to receive adequate care could increase the risk of hospital readmissions. Below you’ll find some of the best practices for…

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Recommended Treatment for Alzheimer’s Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
Recommended Treatment for Alzheimer’s Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on October 14, 2019

With a solid treatment plan, many seniors who have Alzheimer’s can delay or lessen some of the worst symptoms of this disease. If your aging loved one has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you should spend a little time exploring all the various treatment options. While researchers don’t know of…

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Amazing Cognition-Boosting Exercises for Elderly Stroke Survivor in Prescott, AZ
Amazing Cognition-Boosting Exercises for Elderly Stroke Survivor in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on September 23, 2019

Senior stroke survivors often have some type of cognitive impairment related to their strokes. These changes are sometimes stressful and concerning for family caregivers. However, there are some cognitive exercises that may be effective for older adults recovering from strokes. Below you’ll find details about five of them. 1. Art-Related…

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Hospital Readmission Rates in Prescott, AZ
Hospital Readmission Rates in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on September 9, 2019

During the past decade, hospitals came under increasing scrutiny for rising readmission rates that seemed to be higher for seniors. While earlier reports of increased readmissions were largely anecdotal, we now have years’ worth of data that show there’s still a serious need to continue working to eliminate the preventable…

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How to Care for Seniors with Alzheimer’s at Home in Prescott, AZ
How to Care for Seniors with Alzheimer’s at Home in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on August 26, 2019

Alzheimer’s causes cognitive deficits, which can pose challenges for both seniors and their caregivers. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your aging loved one manage the disease. Here’s a guide to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Allow Independence Even though most seniors with Alzheimer’s…

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