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Caregivers

Unsurprisingly, caregivers are at increased risk for a host of health problems: depression, anxiety, arthritis, headaches, diabetes, back pain, weakened immunity, even cancer. They seldom have time or energy to focus on their own well-being. If they’re able to take … Continue reading

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Afraid of Falling?

I love the quote the article “Afraid of Falling? For Older Adults, the Dutch Have a Cure” ended on “You practice the things you know you can do, and not the things you can’t.” Falling as we age is one … Continue reading

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Raising the Bar for Elderly Care

My husband’s grandmother “Jenny” is 94 and lives alone. Up until three years ago, her son was her main caregiver. When he passed away, her daughter offered to take her in, but she lives a few states away and Jenny … Continue reading

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