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State Senators Want Answers On Senior Neglect, Abuse

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Reports of neglect and abuse of senior citizens in care facilities have a group of state senators demanding answers.

Tuesday afternoon, the senators called on Health Department officials to explain the failure of the… 377 more words

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How Long Does Shingles Last In The Elderly?

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Shingles is a viral infection that follows a varicella-zoster infection, although it can take decades for symptoms of the secondary disease to emerge. 3,022 more words

Senior Care

Seniors Citizens and Falls - Facts and Prevention Tips

An executive in the home care field, Gary Ferone owns and operates Fairfield Family Care in Stamford, Connecticut. In this position, Gary Ferone oversees a staff of trained caregivers experienced in a variety of senior care services, including fall prevention. 177 more words

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The universal truth

What is the universal truth?

The only people who will deny this truth are the executive officers and board members of health care facilities.

For those of us working in the trenches of health care we will scream this truth at the top of our lungs.   467 more words

Caregiving

Expecting Your Kids To Take Care Of You? Think Again!

The statistics are sobering.

At some point, about 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need some type of long-term care, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 460 more words

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Shop Online Mobility Scooters in Syracuse

Mother Goose Medical Supply, LLC is the best supplier of Medical Equipment in North Syracuse, NY. We provide best quality of Mobility Scooters at affordable prices with quality. 10 more words

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Gift Guide for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Patients

Coloring Books for Adults
Coloring has been shown to reduce stress and agitation, as well as provide an outlet for self-expression. It improves hand-eye coordination and helps maintain motor function. 284 more words

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