Does someone you love need supportive care, but wants to avoid a nursing home setting? With the senior population on the rise, the likelihood many will answer yes is not surprising.
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I may not have the ability to say these words but thank you for all that you do. Your work matters more than you may realize.
Franklin, an 85-year-old retired banker, fell in his yard cutting grass and hurt his back. He was taken, by ambulance, to the local hospital to be treated. For the next three days, Franklin was in a hospital bed, getting tests, hospital food, and medications to help ease his pain.
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Cognitive health is a person’s ability to think, learn and remember. The most common cognitive health issue facing the elderly is the loss of those cognitive functions, or dementia.
Alzheimer’s disease remains the most common form of dementia. In the United States, there are currently an estimated 5.5 million Americans living with this disease, and if there are no disease modifying drugs developed, it may increase to 16 million by 2050.
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The Free Dictionary defines perseverance as the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult. Patience is the quality of toleration.
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