Hearing Checked

hearing checked

Have you had your hearing checked lately? Consider how a hearing loss cuts you off from interaction with the larger world, and how that isolation affects you emotionally and mentally.

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Wheelchair Use

People with wheels

The People with Wheels are plentiful in United States. You probably know one or perhaps are one yourself. The way I see it, the best thing I can do to help is to change my attitude about wheelchair use. This article will explain what I….

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Kidney Stones

kidney stones

Having personally experienced kidney stones, a few years ago, I can tell you that passing one is probably the most painful experience possible. You DO want to avoid having a kidney stone!

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Kidney Disease

Kideny Disease

When kidney disease progresses, it may lead to kidney failure, which requires dialysis or a kidney transplant. Dialysis procedures have improved throughout the years, and continue to do so. Find out more with this article.

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Bedsores

Bedsores

Elderly immobile patients are most at risk for the development of bedsores because they are unable to change positions in a bed or a chair. Often, bedsores can cause a patient to have cellulitis or a skin or bone infection.

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Dementia

Dementia and caregiving

Dementia isn’t a normal part of aging; however, your chances increase as you age, especially for people 65 and older. This article is about dementia in my family and our experience.

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Recovering from a Stroke

Recovering from a stroke

Recovering from a Stroke: The Rehabilitation Team Recovering from a stroke is a team effort.  If you are a caregiver of a patient recovering from a stroke, or you have had a stroke yourself, the months after you leave the hospital are an important time….

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Aching Back

aching back

There are plenty of opportunities to develop an aching back while being a caregiver. This article reviews the unique Nova Back Cushion with the included Hot/Cold Pack.

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