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In Caregiving, Anxiety Can Be Contagious

This article was originally posted on Aging Care. We all live with a certain amount of worry, much of which is caused by fear of the unknown. Since health issues can change without warning, family caregivers

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Telehealth: How It Works and Why It’s So Beneficial

This article was originally posted on Seniors Guide For patients who are homebound, telehealth may be the next best thing to an in-person doctor visit. Telehealth is a broad term defined as any part of

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How to Help a Senior Safely Manage Allergy Season

This article was shared on Unfortunately, some of the nicest weather and foliage during the year are accompanied by an onslaught of allergens. As pollen fills the air, people afflicted by

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List of Important Items To Have Available During This Coronavirus

For years, before the coronavirus pandemic, we advised clients to have important legal and health documents in a file or folder and to tell family members the location of the file so they were available

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Dementia Care Dos & Don’ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

This article was originally posted on Mid-to-late stage dementia often presents a variety of challenging behavioral problems. This discussion of common symptoms may help prepare you to

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High Blood Pressure and Cold Medicine Don’t Mix

Some over-the-counter flu remedies can elevate pressure, interfere with meds. This article was originally posted on AARP As cold and flu season rages on, health experts are warning people with high blood

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‘It never occurred to me I was having a heart attack.’ Women often overlook key symptoms

This article was originally posted on Yahoo News. Beatriz Martinez didn’t pay much attention to that first chest pang. After all, she worked out regularly, kept her weight in check and tried

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Antibiotics May Be Hurting Your Memory

This article was Posted by Dr. Jerry V. Teplitz Antibiotics may be hurting your memory ability. You go to the doctor for a cold and the doc gives you an antibiotic to take even though your cold was caused

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Using Electricity To Stop Pain

This article was Posted by Dr. Jerry V. Teplitz With the opioid epidemic killing hundreds of thousands of people, we need some alternative options for pain management. I want to talk about 3 that I’ve

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Common Misunderstandings Shared by Families in Crisis

This article was shared by Dianne Savastano, BSN, MBA | President, Healthassist It happened again last week. I received a call from a distraught daughter, Jean, whose mom had suffered a stroke

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