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How to Transition Smoothly From Short-Term Rehabilitation to Home

With today’s health care model, many people are discharged from the hospital before they are ready and able to return home safely. As a result, additional time, support and short-term rehabilitation are often needed to help them fully recuperate from an illness, surgery or accident.

10 Signs Your Aging Parent Is Experiencing Depression

While any of us can suffer from depression at some point in our lives, older Americans can be especially prone to depression. If you have aging parents, it is essential to know the warning signs of depression so you can identify it quickly and assist them in receiving the proper medical help.

How to Overcome the Guilt of Utilizing Respite Care

Overcoming Guilt

Caregiver guilt is one of the unfortunate by-products of devoted adult children or spouses assuming the role of primary caregiver for a loved one who needs their continuing help.

7 Ways to Keep Your Older Loved Ones Safe This Winter

Winter can be one of the most picturesque seasons of the year. Gently falling snow and the sparkle of ice-covered trees can create beautiful landscapes for the eye to behold. However, winter’s natural beauty is also accompanied by conditions and circumstances that can create serious health and safety concerns for older adults.

What Every Senior Should Know About Cold and Flu Prevention

The cold and flu season can bring discomfort and short-term misery for any of us. Fortunately, most of us get over the unpleasant symptoms in a few days or at most a couple of weeks.

For senior adults, however, the flu season brings along much greater concerns. The risks can be much higher and the consequences can be much more severe for seniors.

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