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The Specifics About Discharges & Readmissions in Montgomery, AL
The Specifics About Discharges & Readmissions in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on September 16, 2019

If your senior loved one has a chronic or debilitating illness, chances are he or she will be discharged from and readmitted to the hospital multiple times. Reasons for discharge and readmission are multifactorial and may be related to the illness or hospital issues. Regardless of the reason, it’s crucial…

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Latest Research Suggests Possibility of Reducing Risk of Dementia in Montgomery, AL
Latest Research Suggests Possibility of Reducing Risk of Dementia in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on September 9, 2019

Those who are genetically predisposed to dementia may still be able to lower their risk of developing the condition. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that several factors may reduce the risk of dementia by 32 percent. Help your aging loved one lower…

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What Makes Respite Care So Essential in Montgomery, AL
What Makes Respite Care So Essential in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on September 2, 2019

Caring for an aging loved one is an incredibly challenging task, but family caregivers need to realize that help is available. If you’re the primary caregiver for an elderly loved one, respite care can be beneficial for both of you. Here’s a closer look at just a few of the…

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Drawbacks Associated with Respite Care in Montgomery, AL
Drawbacks Associated with Respite Care in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 26, 2019

Respite care is the perfect option for family caregivers with senior loved ones who want to age in place. A qualified caregiver can come into your loved one’s home and help on an as-needed basis, making sure your parent receives high-quality care. If you’re thinking there might be negatives to…

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Ways to Prevent Parkinson’s Disease Naturally in Montgomery, AL
Ways to Prevent Parkinson’s Disease Naturally in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 19, 2019

The exact cause of Parkinson’s is still unknown, but researchers have been able to identify some clear risk factors. While a few of those risk factors are completely out of our control, seniors can do quite a bit to prevent this disease. Here’s a quick glimpse at five simple and…

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Tips to Distract Loved Ones with Dementia in Montgomery, AL
Tips to Distract Loved Ones with Dementia in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 12, 2019

Seniors with dementia sometimes need help managing symptoms that cause them to get angry or frustrated. Although many of the most challenging dementia symptoms tend to occur during the evening hours, you should always be prepared to help your senior loved one manage his or her emotions. Distraction is a…

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Ideal Meal Plan for an Older Adults with Alzheimer’s in Montgomery, AL
Ideal Meal Plan for an Older Adults with Alzheimer’s in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 5, 2019

There are quite a few reasons seniors with Alzheimer’s need to stick to a healthy diet. In addition to boosting their energy levels and physical health, a nutritious diet can also slow the progression of this disorder. While everyone has slightly different nutritional needs, there are a few basic dietary…

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People with Idiopathic Parkinson’s and their Life Span in Montgomery, AL
People with Idiopathic Parkinson’s and their Life Span in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on July 22, 2019

Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease is the most common type people are diagnosed with. With this diagnosis, seniors can expect the health condition to progress through the usual five stages, but it’s important to remember that how fast this process occurs is different for everyone. Though Parkinson’s disease isn’t fatal on its…

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Initial Days of Stroke Recovery in Montgomery, AL
Initial Days of Stroke Recovery in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on July 15, 2019

The first three months after a stroke are when most people experience the greatest gains in recovery. These months are also critical for helping seniors establish healthier lifestyles that prevent additional strokes from happening. Knowing what to expect during these three months can help you figure out the best ways…

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What's the Connection Between Dementia and Wine Consumption in Montgomery, AL
What's the Connection Between Dementia and Wine Consumption in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on July 8, 2019

Since most forms of dementia aren’t entirely curable yet, seniors often wonder how they can prevent it from developing. There are all sorts of rumors about how drinking wine each day can prevent dementia, but at the same time, there’s also the idea that too much alcohol can end up…

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