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  • Intentional Caregiving

    So, you may be asking yourself, is there unintentional caregiving?  The answer is “yes,” and there is a lot more than you may at first think.  We have all heard people use expressions like “I was so busy I...

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  • No ‘D’ in Dementia

    When I say there is no ‘D’ in dementia, it is not that I am Deficient in spelling. Medical research has been accumulating that people with low levels of vitamin D in their bloodstreams are more likely to experience...

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  • Complication Caregiving for Complicated Families

    Today’s posting is from one of our long-time staff members, Gregory Peebles. In addition to his Master’s degree, Gregory is a CSA (Certified Senior Advisor). He has been an integral part of our team for nine years. You remember...

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  • Caregiver Toast

    Too much caregiving can be harmful to your health! I have talked in the past about how important it is for us all to help care for the caregiver and that caregivers deserve to take care of themselves in...

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  • Predicting Dementia

    When I speak with clients about dementia, there are usually three kinds of questions that come up a lot. The first is whether there is a cure, or at least an effective treatment for dementia? The second is does...

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  • Medicare Scams Have Morphed

    When Medicare is defrauded by crooked providers, pharmacists, or any person posing as an expert who can make a telephone call or door to door solicitation, we all lose. Our tax dollars foot the bills. Anyone keeping an eye...

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  • 8 Health Tips to Age Well

    Some of us are “older,” but we ALL are aging. And there is no time like the present to take better care of ourselves. Here are physicians’ top eight recommendations: 1. Heed your Scale: Three out of four adults...

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  • What’s Changed in Geriatric Care Management

    Back in May I posted about how May used to be called National Geriatric Care Manager Month, but with a change in our association’s name it has become National Aging Life Care Professional Month. People have asked me what...

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