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How to Help Senior Loved Ones Cope With Social Distancing

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COVID fatigue affects everyone around the world, and as people try to beat cabin fever by setting zoom parties, groups like the elderly may not have the same nifty tricks to stay connected while social distancing.  Senior loved ones in hospice care may miss out on opportunities to reunite with their friends, family, and other […]

3 Things to Look Forward to in End-of-Life Hospice Care

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A lot of people get confused between palliative care and hospice care. While both programs aim to help people in need of additional support, they are still different when you look at them side-by-side. Hospice care focuses more on providing comfort for people who are at the last stage of their lives. Typically, these are […]

A Guide to Palliative Care for Leukemia and Lymphoma Patients

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The treatment of leukemia and lymphoma comes with significant side effects for patients. Leukemia is a disease that manifests in one’s bone marrow while lymphoma is present in the lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, and it affects the cells of the immune system. These two types of blood cancer each affect the body in different […]

Improve Seniors’ Life with These Sciatica Stretches and Exercises

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Sciatic discomfort is common in seniors and the aging process in general. Fortunately, there are ways to alleviate compression of the sciatic nerve root through practicing Sciatica stretches and exercises. These stretches and exercises should be performed regularly and be incorporated into every senior’s lifestyle and fitness routines. With these specific exercises, seniors can relieve […]

How to Recover Safely After a Total Hip and Knee Replacement

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Have you or a family member recently had a total hip or total knee replacement? Recovering from these can be challenging, especially once discharged from the hospital. Unless you have a dedicated helper, your usual routine might be difficult. Luckily, you have the option to hire a home care specialist to help you with your […]

Dealing With Arthritis: Best Tips for Higher Quality of Life

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Based on statistics, over 54 million Americans have arthritis. This condition is said to be the leading cause of disability in the entire United States and is one of the most prevalent medical issues today. While there are many forms of this disease, they all revolve around pain in the joints and surrounding tissue. Unfortunately, […]

How to Keep the Elderly Safe and Cool in Extreme Heat

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Whenever it’s summertime, the heatwave can become quite unbearable, especially to the elderly. This puts more pressure on family caregivers as they struggle to make their older relatives feel more comfortable despite all the intense heat. The worst part is, some conditions become aggravated due to the heat, which could lead to complications, further worsening […]

How to Manage Seniors’ Allergies and Asthma in the Summer

Summertime is the time people look forward to the most, especially in California. This state is a top summer destination in the US because of its impressive scenery, beautiful nature-gift beauty, and relaxing sunshine. However, not everyone shares the same opinion about summer. For the millions of seniors suffering from asthma or allergies, the warm […]