Category 'Elder Care Mediation'

Home Remedies for Aches and Pains of Aging

A 2012 National Health Interview Study found that 11.2 percent of adults report having daily pain.

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The Opioid Crisis and Fall Risk

Seniors using opioids are at a seven-fold greater risk for falls (and increased hip fractures) than those who use other pain relievers, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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Lauren Weldon Explains Importance of Hiring an Elder Law Attorney When Planning for Long Term Care

Lauren Weldon from Margolis Weldon discusses the important of using an Elder Law Attorney when planning for a senior's long term care, healthcare needs and end of life.

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Linda Rockwell Discusses the "We Honor Veterans" Program

On the day after Memorial Day, our guest is Linda Rockwell from Journeycare, she discusses the 'We Honor Veterans' program.

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National Nurses Day Celebrates the Contribution of Nurses

National Nurses Week (May 6-12) each year celebrates the contributions nurses make to our lives and communities. What would you do to honor nurses in America?

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When Families Disagree About Senior Care; Keeping Alzheimer’s Patients Socially Engaged

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

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The Secrets to Identifying Drug Misuse in Seniors

Drug misuse is often overlooked. One reason for this is that signs of drug misuse may be attributed to other age-related health problems, such as depression or dementia.

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Winter Travel Safety Tips

There are a lot of wonderful things that are unique to winter – cozy blankets, hot cocoa, dazzling Christmas lights, just to name a few. But there are also quite a few dangers that are unique to winter as well and, unfortunately, they are often overlooked in the merriment of the season.  ...

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Sibling Rivalry When Caring for Aging Parents

When brothers and sisters are forced to jointly care for their aging parents, they are sometime clueless when it comes to working together. Most siblings manage on their own to get past childhood feuds. Some siblings turn to elder-care mediators to help resolve disputes over the care and finances of aging parents.

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Elder Care Mediation

When it comes to agreeing on the best care for an aging loved one, many family members run into squabbles and divisions. Fortunately, many families who reach an impasse with elder care decisions are now turning to elder care mediation to help resolve disputes and preserve family relationships.

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