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  • An Often Misunderstood Option - Medicare Part A Certified Home Care
    An Often Misunderstood Option - Medicare Part A Certified Home Care

    The call comes – the one every adult child of an elderly parent dreads. Mom has fallen and can’t get up. Amusing when on a TV advertisement but in reality, it is a fear realized for both of you. Now ...

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  • A Coffee A Day Keeps Alzheimer's Away
    A Coffee A Day Keeps Alzheimer's Away

    A daily dose of caffeine blocks the disruptive effects of high cholesterol that scientists have linked to Alzheimer’s disease. A study in the open access publication, Journal of Neuroinflammation ...

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  • 70% of All Caregivers Over the Age of 70 Die First. Is Caregiver Syndrome a REAL Medical Diagnosis?
    70% of All Caregivers Over the Age of 70 Die First. Is Caregiver Syndrome a REAL Medical Diagnosis?

    Do you take care of someone in your family with a chronic medical illness or dementia? Have you felt depression, anger or guilt? Has your health deteriorated since taking on the responsibility of ...

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  • 5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care
    5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care

    Myths associated with selecting quality nursing home care suggest quick and easy ways to identify quality care. In fact, relying on these myths can lead to disastrous results. I have identified a few ...

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  • Man's Best Friend: Study Shows Lonely Seniors Prefer Playtime With Pooch Over Human Interaction
    Man's Best Friend: Study Shows Lonely Seniors Prefer Playtime With Pooch Over Human Interaction

    A Saint Louis University study shows there is some truth in the old cliche that describes a dog as “man’s best friend.” “Or at least a less aggravating friend,” said study author William A. Banks, ...

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  • 10 Reasons to Create an Estate Plan Now
    10 Reasons to Create an Estate Plan Now

    Many people think that estate plans are for someone else, not them. They may rationalize that they are too young or don’t have enough money to reap the tax benefits of a plan. But as the following ...

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