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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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Reduce Caregiver Stress – Three Ways to Care for Yourself While Caring for Others

Self-care becomes a critically important, but often ignored, component of caregiving.

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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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Grandparents Mending Fences

Most grandparents face some delicate negotiations on how to stay active in their grandchildren’s lives without overstepping parental boundaries.

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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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Summer Travel With Seniors

Summers are often the ideal time for family caregivers to take their senior loved ones on vacation, to reunions or on group outings with family and friends. Planning ahead will help ensure older adults stay safe and comfortable when traveling.

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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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