Dental Care for Seniors

Advancing age puts many seniors at risk for a number of oral health problems, such as the following: Darkened teeth. Caused, to some extent, by changes in dentin — the bone-like tissue that underlies the tooth enamel — and...

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BRAIN STIMULATING ACTIVITIES IMPROVE OVERALL BODY HEALTH

Since the brain controls the functions of the body, as a muscle, it must be exercised. Here are some websites for stimulating the brain: www.aarp.com/Brain-Games www.luminosity.com www.gamesforthebrain.com www.brainmetrix.com Pear Tree Home Care offers brain stimulating activities as part of...

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10 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Just like the stewardess recommends on the airplane, “Take care of yourself first, then take care of your patient Use a home care company that offers respite services to give you time off on a scheduled basis. Plan a...

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7 Tips for Combating Caregiver Stress

Caregiving has difficult and challenging moments. Today’s caregivers are often hit with the responsibilities of caregiving during a crisis when they are already working fulltime and taking care of their own families. Often they are isolated with the person...

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