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Subdural Hematomas Can Be a Result of Falls

You may be aware that former president Jimmy Carter recently suffered a fall. In fact, he fell twice during the month of October 2019. Both falls resulted in injuries. One fall caused a fractured pelvis and the other a cut on the head that required 14 stitches. Unfortunately, the falls also caused a subdural hematoma,…

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Keep Your Elderly Parent Healthy This Winter

Chronic health issues can affect aging adults all year, but the winter season can add additional challenges in managing your aging mom or dad’s exposure to germs and injurious situations. Keeping an aging loved one healthy during the winter weather will take all your abilities and resources, but it’s worth it when your elderly parent…

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Is Fruit Good for Preventing Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer that women in America get, with the exception of skin cancer. Women have a 12 percent chance of getting breast cancer at some point in their lives. According to the American Cancer Society, 268,600 new cases of invasive cancer are expected in 2019. Because of the…

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What Does Burnout Really Look Like?

Caregivers are especially prone to burning out, primarily because they spend so much time and energy trying to make sure that everyone in their life is cared for as well as possible. If you’re ignoring your own needs, though, burnout is far more likely. Concentration Feels Impossible Burnout and stress do a number on just…

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What is NEAT and How Can it Improve Senior Health?

NEAT stands for non-exercise activity thermogenesis. It’s a fancy way of referring to the physical activities people do throughout the day that burn calories but aren’t typically thought of as exercise. Anything that requires movement counts as NEAT, like vacuuming the house, walking from one room to another, and even fidgeting. It does not count…

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Dealing with Anger Takes Conscious Effort

Something that might frustrate you as a caregiver could be that you’re angry now more than you ever used to be. Anger is an emotion that everyone experiences, but there are appropriate times to experience it and ways to express it. The Situations Around You Aren’t about You Lots of times anger shows up because…

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