Coping with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease can be scary and unpredictable. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed, it is important to prioritize how you use this time. Here are some suggestions: Have important discussions with your doctor: How your diagnoses was determinedHow the disease will progress and expectationsAvailable […]

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STROKES: Know the Warning Signs

Strokes are the No. 2 cause of death worldwide and the leading cause of disability. Getting someone to the hospital within three hours of symptoms gives them the best chance for treatment and recovery, so it is important to know the warning signs. Just remember to FAST: Face Dropping When […]

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Combating Compassion Fatigue

If you are a caregiver, you know providing support can be both rewarding and exhausting. Caring for people can cause compassion fatigue by creating stress and trauma. It is important to know the signs of building compassion fatigue and steps you can take to combat it. Signs of Compassion Fatigue: […]

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Caregiver + Family Meeting Communication Tips

5 Tips on Discussing Decisions with Family Caregiving is a huge task alone, and coordinating those efforts with other loved ones and family members can be complicated. Here are 5 tips to try to help you navigate these types of meetings to help them be less stressful and more productive: […]

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Preventative Screenings By Age + Gender

There are many preventative screenings that can help you live longer so that you can focus on enjoying life. The good news is, Medicare covers all costs of screenings that it considers preventative! We broke down a few gender specific screenings in a quick guide for you to download. PreventiveScreenings_VRI-1Download

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8 Red Flags to Help You Avoid Fraudulent Scammers

While people of all ages can fall victim to scams, seniors are often targeted and lose more than $3 billion per year in fraudulent scams. Watch and listen for these red flags to help protect yourself and loved ones: WIRE TRANSFERS Wire transfer requests are often made as funds are […]

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4 Tips for Bathroom Safety

Nearly 200,000 people are injured in their bathrooms annually, and one of activities most likely to cause injury is getting in and out of the bathtub. Seniors are often at the highest risk for bathroom injuries, but these tips can help reduce risks. Prevent falls with these 4 tips:1. Place […]

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