Senior Care Resources

Paget’s disease, also known as osteitis deformans, is an uncommon, chronic bone disorder that occurs in about 1% of the elderly population, in the US and other countries like India, China and Scandinavian nations. It is rather more common in certain geographical locations like England and Western Europe. The disease causes the bones to grow […]

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According to a study published online in JAMA in September 2015, nearly 50% of the adults living in the U.S. have diabetes or pre-diabetes, that reflects the lack of production of insulin to lower blood sugar (known as Type 1 diabetes) or insulin resistance (known as Type 2 diabetes), where the body is either not […]

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The second week of September 2015 will be hailed in the history of California with a landmark victory for supporters of assisted suicide, when the State Legislature gave its final approval to a bill that would allow the doctors to help terminally ill people end their lives. The similar right-to-die bill had earlier failed to […]

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Whenever and under whatever circumstances, people move from their own home to an assisted living facility or to a nursing home, they feel homeless and often strive to go back. This feeling becomes more prominent during the holiday season and festivals. Even when we know we cannot do much to make this feeling go away, we […]

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A person is said to have urinary incontinence when she is unable to control the ability to urinate and there is an involuntary loss of urine. It is inevitably an embarrassing and a difficult situation to deal with. The stigma associated with it has caused it to remain a taboo in the society. Many people […]

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Home is the place where one is always comfortable and the desire to stay at home for as long as possible becomes a question mark as we grow older and as such as we tend to relish our own homes and our familiar surroundings more than any other place. A recent AARP Survey says that […]

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What is elder abuse? Millions of elderly are abused, neglected and exploited everyday regardless of their ethnic, social and economic background. And the abusers are none other than their own family and friends, or the caretakers and staff at nursing homes, assisted living facilities etc. Around 90% of the elder abuse and neglect incidents is by […]

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The State of Minnesota is the Healthiest State for Seniors – adults aged 65 and over according to the recently released America’s Health Rankings Senior Report 2014 by United Health Foundation. Winter favorites Hawaii and Florida have come at positions 2 and 28. The report ranked Mississippi the least healthy state for seniors preceded by Louisiana, […]

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Rise in blood pressure in the elderly has traditionally been regarded as a normal part of aging, but lately it is perceived as a condition of serious illness and morbidity that can potentially lead to myocardial infarction. More than half of the elderly population is susceptible to hypertension with the blood pressure reading of 140/90 […]

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The American law bats for the patients’ rights to accept or to refuse the need of a medical treatment. It states that the patient should be aware and competent enough to make clear his consent or refusal regarding the medical procedure even before it begins. It is not only about the fulfillment of the special […]

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If you are looking for a senior living community and think that you have a hard time in finding information senior care communities such as Assisted Living Facilities, Memory Care Communities and Residential Care Homes in California, you are not alone. This is not a problem in CA only, but a major issue across the […]

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