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Living in Balance: A Holistic Approach to Aging Gracefully

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Living in Balance: A Holistic Approach to Aging Gracefully

As a society, we are trained to think that once we reach a certain age, we will no longer be able to do the things we love. We are told that growing older will mean sickness, weakness and a general lack of fun in our lives, but there is no reason that this has to…

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Care Homes – What Does the NHS Pay For?

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Care homes - What does the NHS pay for?

For many people, placing an elderly relative into a nursing home or care facility can be a very traumatic process. The relative may have physical and mental infirmities or may simply be too frail to live alone and the family may be unable to provide the level of care required to enable them to live…

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Healthcare Home Delivery: Who Benefits Most From This First-Class Service?

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Healthcare Home Delivery: Who Benefits Most From This First-Class Service?

The elderly and infirm around the UK rely on the services of professional logistics firms in order to access vital medicines that keep them healthy day-to-day. Without this important service they would have to either rely on the help of relatives and friends to collect their medicines, or leave their home in order to pick…

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3 Patient-Nurse Etiquette Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

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3 Patient-Nurse Etiquette Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

First Impressions First impressions in any relationship are lasting and the nurse-patient relationship is no different. It is imperative when a nurse walks into a patient’s hospital room that they introduce themselves, and let the patient know exactly why they are in the room. For instance, the nurse could say “I am Jane Smith and…

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Care Givers: Heroes for Our Aging Seniors

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Care Givers: Heroes for Our Aging Seniors

Without a doubt, care givers are heroes for our aging seniors. Care givers are people who assist our senior through performing many tasks. Typically, seniors are visited by caregivers in their house but might also be part of a nursing care facility task. Generally, persons who care for others with illnesses and disabilities need to…

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Return the Love to Your Grandparents!

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Return the Love to Your Grandparents!

As family members age, it can be hard to watch them fail in health and become more feeble and unlike their old selves. Family members can give back to the elderly in their lives by becoming an active participant in the care of elderly family members. This not only will help cut down on the…

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5 Skills of a Great Nursing Home Administrator

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5 Skills of a Great Nursing Home Administrator

Caring for the elderly is one of the most valuable and rewarding jobs in society. As the baby boomers age, they need the best care possible to handle their changing health and lifestyle needs. A nursing home administrator needs to have exceptional skills in both medicine and business, as they can serve an important role…

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10 Ways Technology Makes Old Age Easier

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10 Ways Technology Makes Old Age Easier

The Republican controlled House of Representatives has voted for the 32nd time in a row to repeal what is know referred to as Obamacare. While there isn’t any likelihood of the Democratic Senate following suit. Therefore, until the next election in November, it appears that this health care package at a nationwide level is seemingly…

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Giving Ample Love and Care to Our Aging Loved Ones

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Giving Ample Love and Care to Our Aging Loved Ones

Growing old is a necessary and unavoidable part of life. As our parents and other loved ones grow old, they will start to need the assistance of others, professional or otherwise, in order to accomplish simple everyday tasks as well as assistance in the care of their health. While some of the elderly are essentially…

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5 Exercises You Can Do With Your Medical Walker

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5 Exercises You Can Do With Your Medical Walker

As people get older, they lose flexibility in thier joints. Muscles, joints and bones weaken, and it becomes difficult to move around. It may become necessary to find a walking aid, and a medical walker is very suitable for the purpose.   Standard walkers are generally stable and easy to handle, and their handles offer…

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