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20 Oct

Mom Needs Assistance to Live Safely, But Wants Her Independence - What Can I Do?

For many older people, there comes a time when it is no longer safe or possible for them to live alone in their own home. That doesn't mean, however, ...
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18 Oct

It’s No Longer Safe for Dad to Drive: How Can You Get Him to Hand Over the Car Keys?

There may come a time when you feel it's no longer safe for your elderly parent to drive. But how can you convince Dad (or Mom) to hand over the car ...
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16 Oct

Finding the Right Home Care Provider for Your Elderly Parent When Time is Short

If you have an elderly loved one who is suddenly being discharged from the hospital after a health crisis, or a parent with a worsening illness who ...
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13 Oct

Does Dad Have Depression After his Stroke?: Here’s a Warning Sign Checklist

If your dad is recovering from a major stroke, he could be at a heightened risk of depression. When somebody has a stroke, there can be very serious ...
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11 Oct

5 Questions to Ask When Looking for a Home Care Provider for Your Elderly Parent

If Mom or Dad can no longer live safely at home on their own, you may have already thought about finding home health care services to help at home. ...
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09 Oct

What Fall Dangers Are Lurking in Your Elderly Parent’s Home?

One in three seniors aged 65 and over suffer a fall every single year, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ...
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06 Oct

Dad’s Multiple Sclerosis is Getting Worse: What are the Steps to Making His Life Safer?

Multiple Sclerosis is a progressive neurological condition that affects a person's mobility. Depending on how long your Dad has been living with his ...
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04 Oct

Dad Has Alzheimer’s: What Do I Do Now?

Dad’s diagnosis of Alzheimer's can be a shock to the whole family. It's natural to feel a range of emotions, from mourning the loss of a future you ...
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02 Oct

3 Things to Do Before Mom Leaves The Hospital With Decreased Mobility

Your mom is ready to be discharged from the hospital, but what do you do when you, and your elderly parent, are not prepared for the changes that may ...
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29 Sep

Dad’s Had a Stroke: What Will Happen When He Comes Home From the Rehab?

When your parent has a stroke, it can be a huge shock, not just for them, but for you too, and suddenly, there are many things that need to be ...
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