Monthly Archives: June 2015

Recommended Reading for July

June 26th, 2015 (No Comments)

Recommended Reading for July Checklist for My Family: A Guide to My History, Financial Plans and Final Wishes By:  Sally Balch Hurme This new book from the AARP and the American Bar Association is a comprehensive guide to organizing things for your family. While the guide may seem long you will likely find sections that […]

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Dehydration in Those with Dementia

June 26th, 2015 (No Comments)

Dehydration in Those with Dementia While all older adults are at risk for dehydration, this risk increases for persons with Alzheimer’s. Besides forgetting to drink, persons with Alzheimer’s may have challenges in communicating their needs or have difficulty swallowing. If they are incontinent, they may avoid fluids to reduce urinary flow. In addition, as part […]

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Preventing Dehydration in Seniors

June 26th, 2015 (No Comments)

Preventing Dehydration in Seniors   Dehydration, a condition when the body is losing more water than taking in, is a common condition that afflicts many people over the age of 65. Because the symptoms of dehydration are masked by the aging body, patients and caregivers often overlook the warnings signs until it is too late. […]

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8 Tips to Help Ease Your Loved One to a Memory Care Community

June 26th, 2015 (No Comments)

8 Tips to Help Ease Your Loved One to a Memory Care Community Moving into assisted living or a memory care community can be hard on both the individual and their family. The good news, there is so much family members can do to ease the transition. Here are 8 tips that will bring more […]

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