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Caregiver Stress Relievers – Reminders for Your Well-Being

Caregiver Stress Relievers – Reminders for Your Well-Being

Being a family caregiver is certainly fulfilling and a way to give back to the senior who gave you so much during your lifetime. However, it can be a source of stress for caregivers who are already stretched thin between their career and their family life. Some researchers categorize caregiver stress as chronic stress experience… Continue Reading

Mobility Scooters Mean Independence on Wheels – and Risks – for Seniors

Mobility Scooters Mean Independence on Wheels – and Risks – for Seniors

Independence and self-sufficiency are goals that many seniors seek — and many family caregivers seek for their loved ones. Remaining mobile even after their bodies cease cooperating is achievable through durable medical equipment such as walkers, canes, power wheelchairs, and mobility scooters. Many have opted to use a mobility scooter for the speed and convenience… Continue Reading

Telehealth Guidelines from CMS May Bring it to a Senior Near You

Telehealth Guidelines from CMS May Bring it to a Senior Near You

Older adults who are receiving benefits under Medicare for their healthcare needs visit the physician at least six times per year while most people visit four times a year. That number increases when blood draws, specialists, and procedures are added. People over 65 also visit the emergency room 19.6 million times in one year (15%… Continue Reading

Person Centered Diabetes Care Means Better Control for Seniors

Person Centered Diabetes Care Means Better Control for Seniors

The risk of developing diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, increases when we are over 40. There are many risk factors, such as weight management, physical activity, and high blood pressure or cholesterol, that can be controlled. Lifestyle factors are actionable so seniors and their family caregivers can take steps to improve their health with the… Continue Reading




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