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Long COVID: An Uphill Battle for Older Adults

Long COVID: An Uphill Battle for Older Adults

As we see COVID-19 infection rates ebb and flow, many older adults continue to suffer symptoms of COVID long after recovering from the initial infection. Long COVID occurs when individuals experience symptoms that affect their health much longer than the average...

Avoiding Winter Injuries

Avoiding Winter Injuries

  Winter activities and sports are a great way to stay active during colder months if you participate with common sense and caution. However, do not take on more than your health and skill level will safely allow. Before heading out on that long-awaited ski vacation,...

6 Steps to Choosing a Care Facility

6 Steps to Choosing a Care Facility

You have been avoiding the conversation, but maybe now is the time to start the discussion. Your loved one has reached the stage in life where it is time to consider moving them into a skilled care nursing facility for their care and safety. What do you do now? Where...

What Are The Benefits To Adult Day Services

What Are The Benefits To Adult Day Services

Providing quality care for your loved one while continuing to accomplish tasks on your to-do list can be a challenging feat. After all, there are only so many hours in the day! If you are concerned about leaving your aging loved one at home during the day but are not...

10 Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

10 Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

There are many reasons why seniors stay in their homes longer than necessary. It is often sad for a senior to think about leaving the family home, so they may not want to talk about it with others. However, some signs can make assisted living or other care a necessity...

The Importance of Hospice Family Care

The Importance of Hospice Family Care

Hospice care does not just focus on patients who are ill and near end-of-life. These services also provide compassion and support to their families. When a loved one is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, it can be difficult to talk about end-of-life choices....

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