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Grief vs. Depression in Aging Adults

06/19/2021

It is difficult to distinguish between grief and depression in an individual. It's even more difficult with aging adults since there are many other changes taking place at the time of diagnosis.

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Honoring Independence

05/29/2021

How do you respect your aging parents’ independence, but keep them safe and engaged as they near the end of their lives? Can you? It is a difficult but a very rewarding task to care well for those you love during this part of their life journey, and sometimes mirrors ...

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May is National Aging Life Care Month!

05/17/2021

Early last year we did not necessarily foresee we would be moving into year two with COVID-19. So, unfortunately this year there will be no CAB Open House to celebrate Aging Life Care month and to honor our wonderful Community Partners. However, we would like to ...

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Diabetes Management Using Diabetic Logs

04/17/2021

According to the American Diabetes Association, 34.2 million people are diagnosed with diabetes every year. Furthermore, 14.3 million of those people are age 65 and older.  I have been a nurse for 16 years, with the last 4 years specializing in Care Management. It ...

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Senior Travels: Do's and Don’ts

03/27/2021

Recently (before COVID), I traveled to the British Virgin Islands with a group of friends ranging in age from 37-78 years. We chartered a catamaran, sailed to multiple islands, and went on several adventures. We all had a wonderful time, but I will say the elder ...

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5 Ways an In-Home Caregiver Can Help Decrease Feelings of Isolation in Seniors

03/06/2021

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Terminal Restlessness: This is What's Going On

02/13/2021

Terminal restlessness is a common syndrome that may occur near the end of life. People experiencing terminal restlessness show signs of physical, emotional, and/or spiritual restlessness, as well as increased anxiety, agitation, and cognitive decline. This occurs days ...

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Watching a Parent or Loved One Get Sick

01/31/2021

Watching a parent or loved one get sick and suffer sends you through a mirage of horrendous feelings. Watching cancer devour the body and mind of a loved one is very difficult, and I have now been through it twice. I watched as cancer ravaged my mother and took her ...

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Increasing Brain Function Through Movement and Exercise

01/09/2021

Studies have shown that there is improvement in cognitive function for those living with dementia when they are physically active. The benefits of exercise (weights, cardiovascular, stretching, functional) have been long recognized as therapeutic for the physical ...

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A Sneak Peek Into Care Management

01/03/2021

In my life, and in my chosen profession of a Care Manager, there is no place for personal biases and prejudices. Everyone should be, and deserves to be, treated with empathy and listened to in a non-judgmental manner, and spoken to with respect. All people are ...

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