Category 'Health/Medical'

Self-Care vs. Medical Help

Healing takes longer when your body is older, but how do seniors know when to rely on self-care for aches, pains and injuries and when to seek medical help?

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Little-Known Veterans Benefit – Aid and Attendance

Many veterans are unaware of the Aid and Attendance (A&A) monetary benefit.

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Family Caregivers Step In After Hospital Stays; How Diabetics Can Protect Eyesight

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

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10 Best Ways to Take Care of YOU

Preventative care is one of the most important investments you can make in living life well.

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Wearable Health Sensors Are Just a Wrist Away

Today, biometrics engineers and tech firms across the globe are speedily developing sensors and wearable technologies that can monitor your health from a distance.

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Cooperative Caregiver Siblings; Hospital Observation Care Can Be Pricey for Medicare Patients

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

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Traveling Abroad for Medical Care

Across the globe, people traveling to another country for healthcare are part of the growing medical tourism industry.

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Family Caregivers: Are You Familiar With “Presenteeism”?

You know the term “absenteeism,” but have you heard of “presenteeism”?

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Falls Are No. 1 Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries; Dementia Care Costs More Than Cancer and Heart Disease

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

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Older Women Carrying Extra Weight Risk Health Issues

Some older women joke about being “fluffy” or growing “love handles,” but carrying additional pounds as you age can cause a weighty list of health complications.

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