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  • 10/26/2020 - californiacaregivers
    The dementia that can be cured.

    There are more than 200 subtypes of dementia. And researchers have found that in one, confusion and memory loss can be treated. But the trick is to spot it…

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  • 10/23/2020 - californiacaregivers
    Invaluable tech solutions to help older people

    Older people are often desperate for both independence and connection. ‘Aging in place’ – enabling someone to remain in their own home, as well as ensuring they feel connected and social, often requires considerable additional arrangements. The world of technology has delivered a range of inspired and practical gadgets. Many can assist us when caring for elderly friends and relatives. This can help us to meet their growing medical and emotional needs.

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  • 10/21/2020 - californiacaregivers
    Could cold water hold a clue to a dementia cure?

    Cold water swimming may protect the brain from degenerative diseases like dementia, researchers from Cambridge University have discovered.

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  • 10/19/2020 - californiacaregivers
    12 Cheap Home Upgrades to Help You Age in Place—Without a Full Remodel

    In light of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s no surprise that more and more people are choosing to live in their homes for as long as possible. These easy, affordable updates will help you do just that.

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  • 09/28/2020 - california caregivers
    Caregivers of elderly loved ones face heavy emotional, physical, financial toll

    Nearly four years after her longtime partner’s death, Michelle Murphy still wakes in a panic, imagining that she forgot to help him breathe.

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  • 09/25/2020 - california caregivers
    When to Hire a Geriatric Care Manager

    OLD AGE, IT HAS BEEN said, ain’t no place for sissies. As minds and bodies falter, the activities of daily living get harder and harder. Children of older parents know all too well that their aging parents need varying degrees of help. When that becomes too much for them to handle, one solution is to hire a geriatric care manager.

     

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  • 09/18/2020 - california caregivers
    Senior Care Workers Find Rewards Amid the Pandemic Challenges

    Even before the first COVID-19 case was reported in Loudoun County in early March, administrators and the staffs of the many local senior care centers were gearing up for a serious health threat. In the months that followed they faced fast-changing, previously unimaginable challenges, periods of sadness and fear, and displays of amazing creativity and heroism.

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  • 09/16/2020 - california caregivers
    America’s oldest World War II veteran celebrates his 111th birthday

    (CNN)Looking on from his front porch in New Orleans, Lawrence Brooks probably never imagined he’d see this day.

     
    Today, the oldest known US veteran of World War II turned 111, and the National WWII Museum held a socially distant celebration for him.

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  • 09/16/2020 - california caregivers
    How to Fix Senior Living

    A new task force’s recommended urgent changes, and some reality checks. 

     

    Given the steep number of COVID-19 deaths and cases in nursing homes and lack of PPE there; the recent inability to see loved ones in assisted living and retirement communities as well as the poor pandemic communication between many operators and families of their residents, is it any wonder that senior living (also called senior housing) now has a giant black eye?

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  • 09/11/2020 - california caregivers
    Caring For Elderly Parents at Home? How to not feel Overwhelmed

    Taking care of an elderly loved one isn’t something you prepare for. Most family caregivers get to know what works and what doesn’t on-the-job. On-the-job training, especially if it entails taking care of a senior loved one, can be energy-sapping. When you’re feeling overwhelmed, caring for your loved one becomes even more difficult. The best thing you can do for you and your loved one at that point is to take a break. Even if it’s just you and your loved one in the house, you can contact an online caregiver support group and talk to someone.

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  • 09/04/2020 - california caregivers
    In the Age of Covid, Elder Care Should Be an Election Issue

    Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, many people—including my parents—said they’d rather die than end up in a nursing home. So when my mother suffered a brain aneurysm and became severely disabled at the age of 57, my father and I cared for her at home.

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  • 09/01/2020 - californiacaregivers
    Japan has the world’s oldest population. Yet it dodged a coronavirus crisis at elder-care facilities

    “ICHIKAWA, Japan — Ninety-one-year-old Hiroko Tsukamoto washes her hands seven times a day and disinfects them before every meal.

    She watches the news attentively, tracking every twist and turn of Japan’s battle against the novel coronavirus.

     

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  • 08/26/2020 - californiacaregivers
    Dementia underlying cause in 3 times more deaths in U.S. than currently reported, study concludes

    "Dementia may be responsible for almost three times more deaths in the United States than what is being reported, according to a new study out of Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH).

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  • 08/24/2020 - californiacaregivers
    For home caregivers, COVID-19 pandemic adds extra stress to an already stressed-out population

    "While so many people throughout the world are experiencing levels of isolation and loneliness they have never experienced before because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kelly Osthoff is no stranger to those two words and the impactful meaning behind them.

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  • 08/18/2020 - californiacaregivers
    All of us play a role in protecting seniors from COVID-19

    By EDITORIAL BOARD Star Tribune  AUGUST 16, 2020 — 6:00PM

    Melanie Van Wyhe of Stillwater kept count of the days that COVID-19 visitor restrictions kept her from hugging her mom, Margaret, who resides at a long-term care center. The tally: a heartbreaking 126.

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  • 08/14/2020 - californiacaregivers
    Funding helps senior citizens, companion animals stay together

    Seniors who benefit from animal companionship have received a helping hand in caring for their four-legged friends by way of a new collaborative funding program.

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  • 08/07/2020 - californiacaregivers
    Updated report pinpoints 12 factors that could help prevent dementia

    An updated report by a group of specialists lists 12 modifiable factors that, if a person acts on them, could reduce their dementia risk. Before this update, the report had listed nine modifiable factors.

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  • 08/03/2020 - californiacaregivers
    Research shows healthy lifestyle can reduce dementia risk

    HALIFAX, N.S. — New research is further revealing that the risk of developing dementia can be substantially reduced by leading a healthier lifestyle, including cutting down on drinking, head injuries and exposure to air pollution.

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  • 07/29/2020 - californiacaregivers
    Injury Patterns May Help Differentiate Between Accidents and Physical Abuse in Elderly Patients, Study Finds

    The signs of physical abuse among elderly people can be challenging for health care professionals to recognize, resulting in as few as one in 24 cases being reported to authorities. However, a new study in Annals of Emergency Medicine explores injury patterns and characteristics to help experts spot key differences between abuse and unintentional injury.

     

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  • 07/28/2020 - californiacaregivers
    Honoring The Elderly

    COVID-19 has killed nearly 150,000 Americans, and about half of them were residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. In misguided attempts to save space in hospitals for younger people, a handful of Democratic governors—with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in the lead—sent elderly COVID-positive patients to nursing homes, creating wildfires of infection and death. These fires quickly spread, as the underpaid staff at nursing homes often work multiple jobs in multiple facilities.

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