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Heat Tips for Elders

Heat Tips for Elders

Elderly people (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: Elderly people do not adjust as well as young people to sudden changes...

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Truth Can Be A Tricky Concept

Recently, a caregiver came to me with this story, “A grandmother of a friend was discharged from one hospital to another hospital in the same town. This lady ‘lies through her teeth.’ Then, she...

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Challenges Families Face

Struggles that Geriatric Caregivers Deal With Families and caregivers face many challenges when dealing with a loved one who has Alzheimer’s/dementia. People do not realize that they are suffering...

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