Category 'Health/Medical'

Supporting Vulnerable “Elder Orphans”; Home Care Helps Seniors Remain in Neighborhoods

These and other stories are in the August edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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The Dangers of Consuming Too Much Sodium

Studies have shown that a diet high in sodium can increase blood pressure levels and the likelihood of heart attacks, strokes, kidney disease and even osteoporosis.

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Brittle Bones and Broken Hips

Falling and fracturing a hip is one of the greatest fears many elders have, and for good reason.

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Summer Skin Care Tips for Seniors

Wearing sunscreen is simply not enough to keep you protected anymore.

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Five Things to Know When Considering Home Care; Keeping Seniors Safe During Heat Waves

These and other stories are in the July edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Elderly Death by a Broken Heart

Although broken-heart syndrome has been a part of world societies for centuries, the medical profession continues to unpack a scientific base to the phenomenon.

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Talk to Dad About Prostate Cancer for Father’s Day

Did you know that prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, besides skin cancer?

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June Is National Safety Month

Emergency preparedness and prescription painkiller abuse are two of the safety issues addressed in this year’s National Safety Month.

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In-Home Care Supports Seniors With Sensory Loss; New Approach to Address Dementia Patients’ Behavioral Issues

These and other stories are in the June edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Don’t Be a Victim of Medical Identity Theft

With the upswing in data breaches in the healthcare industry, America’s seniors in particular are vulnerable to medical identity theft in which an unauthorized party gains access to a person’s health information.

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