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A serious concussion early in life could contribute to Alzheimer's risk decades down the line, according to a…Continue
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By Leslie Goldman/Huffington Post
As a boy, whenever Stephen Post got a bad grade, or felt left out of his older brother and sister's games, or was otherwise having a rough day, his mother…Continue
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Jennifer Wegerer/A Place for Mom
Keeping seniors’ immune systems strong is important, especially during the cold and flu season. Because they’re more vulnerable to infections, seniors need to take extra precautions to ensure they stay…Continue
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Sarah Stevenson/A Place for Mom
When Mom and Dad live in another city or state, the challenges to caregiving can seem overwhelming if there’s a change in their health status. Fortunately, there are strategies, tips, and help for long-distance caregivers.
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By: Alissa Sauer/www.alzheimers.net
Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, a new study shows that beginning an exercise program even…Continue
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By Jan Bruce, Huffington Post
"Giving is like love. To experience its full reward, it must be offered freely."
This is one of our "12 Holiday…Continue
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The Huffington Post | By Laura Schocker
Santa Claus is coming to town. And we have to hand it to him -- whether you celebrate Christmas or not, the man is…Continue
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Is it just us, or does the Christmas eating season kick off just as early as the shopping one does?
It's one of the easiest times to lose sight of your health-minded eating plans, despite everyone's best…Continue
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Diet can be an instrumental factor in preventing or hastening the onset of a stroke.
Alice Mackintosh, …Continue
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Source: Huffington Post
Tomatoes could help boost levels of a hormone that plays an important role in sugar and fat metabolism, a small new study suggests, potentially lowering the risk of breast…Continue
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Not only do seniors have different nutritional needs than younger adults, they also take more medication, have higher rates of chronic medical conditions-such as diabetes and heart disease-and are more likely to live alone; all of which contribute to the rising numbers of older Americans who are seriously impacted by a deficient diet.
Know the …Continue
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Heading “home for the holidays” is an American tradition. Families scattered by circumstance and time converge again under one roof to give thanks and celebrate. These traditions bond families despite forces of the modern age that tend to separate them. The holidays also give family members of all generations an opportunity to see how one…Continue
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An apple a day really might keep the doctor away.
A new study in the British Medical Journal using mathematical models suggests that if adults ages 50…Continue
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Caregivers are particularly susceptible to stress and its negative health effects. Learn about 5 ways you can beat stress this season.
We all get a little stressed out around the holidays—or a lot. But…Continue
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The airwaves are filled with ads for holiday sales and discounts, but that's not really what we caregivers need. We need practical suggestions for how to create a festive holiday for our families without spending money…Continue
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By Monica Heltemes, Caring.com
The holidays can be a busy time of year for all of us, and the stress is magnified for dementia caregivers. Despite all the hustle and bustle, you can enjoy good holiday moments with a person with dementia -- it just takes a bit of…Continue
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Grandparents.com | By Ellen Breslau
Having the grandkids over can be a little daunting sometimes. What to do with them? There is always cooking or baking together, and yes, there is always television, but having these things on-hand creates…Continue
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Right at Home of DC is currently seeking DC licensed Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides to work 12 hours shifts (8am to 8pm) in the NW area of DC. Caregivers must be physically able to transfer 180 lbs. of weight.
If you are a reliable, patient and compassionate caregiver we want to talk with…Continue
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Right at Home of DC is currently seeking a candidate to be our LPN Coordinator & Community Outreach in Washington, DC. Send cover letters and…
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