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Sundowner Syndrome in Seniors

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  Sundown Syndrome: Late afternoon or evening agitation, restlessness, confusion When it happens Moderate- to severe-stage dementia Why it happens Scientists aren’t certain what causes sundown syndrome in some people with dementia. Theories include: the internal biological clock we each have being reset somehow, a drop in blood pressure, hunger, changes in glucose levels, reduced […]

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AARP: Senior Caregiver Supply to Plummet as Boomers Age

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Fewer older Americans will be able to remain living in their homes as they age, predicts AARP in a new report, as the number of potential caregivers shrinks dramatically compared to the coming boom in seniors at risk of needing long-term care. “Family caregivers-including family members, partners, or close friends-are a key factor in the […]

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July 2013 – The Choice Voice

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This issue of The Choice Voice includes: Government Provides Resource for Caregivers ALFA, Partners Take Big Steps To Tackle Elder Abuse New Health Insurance Exchanges under Health Care Law Do Not Affect Medicare Recommended Reading:  They’re Your Parents, Too!: How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents’ Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy

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