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Tips for Organizing Medications and Healthcare Essentials

If you have a medicine cabinet full of clutter or if you take multiple prescriptions, then sorting through your medications and healthcare essentials each day can be a real hassle. The last thing you want is to struggle to try and find your over-the-counter painkillers when you have a migraine – or worse, misplace an …

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How to Communicate with a Loved One who has Dementia

When your loved one has dementia, communicating with them may become challenging. Unfortunately, as dementia is progressive, communication usually becomes more difficult with time. Your loved one may experience the inability to understand or express their thoughts, which can be very frustrating and overwhelming for them and yourself. Having the right strategies for communicating with …

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How To Make a Bathroom More Accessible For Your Senior Loved One

If your loved one is having difficulty getting to and navigating the bathroom, there are ways to make the bathroom much more accessible to them. Making the bathroom accessible will allow your senior loved one to keep their independence while staying safe at home. Here are a few updates and adjustments you can easily make. …

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Helping Elderly Loved Ones Stay Safe and Warm this Winter

Winter brings chilly air and occasional snow. While for most of us, that means shoveling snow and trying to stay warm indoors, it can be a little more serious for our elderly loved ones as it presents risks to their health and well-being. Staying warm during the frigid temperatures is crucial for seniors who are …

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