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5 Tell-Tale Signs of Danger for a Senior Living Alone

Aging brings a new and challenging set of trials to deal with — both for a senior adult living alone and the people who care for them. Additionally, it can be challenging to differentiate between normal age-related changes and those that need extra attention. Those

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Caregiving

Families Caregiving for Seniors Can Plan for a Safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about reminiscing, reflecting, and togetherness. For families caregiving for senior loved ones, Thanksgiving can also be very stressful. Thanksgiving is considered one of the most meaningful and joyous holidays as it celebrates family traditions and togetherness. However, planning and hosting holiday gatherings,

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Caregiving

7 Common Signs of Breast Cancer in Seniors

Important Statistics to Consider When Dealing with Breast Cancer in Seniors Every 2 minutes one case of Breast Cancer is diagnosed in a women in the U.S. Women in the U.S. have a 1 in 8 lifetime risk of being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Improvements

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Pneumonia in Seniors | Family Tree In-Home Care

Pneumonia is something to never take lightly, and this is especially true for seniors. According to the CDC, 50,000 people in the United States die from pneumonia annually. Seniors age 65 and older are the most at-risk group for the infection. If you or a

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Senior Health

Increasing Breast Cancer Awareness Among Seniors

Cancer is a tragic illness that claims thousands of American lives year after year. Breast cancer can be particularly deadly, especially when it is not detected early. Being aware of the dangers and detection methods of breast cancer can prepare you to take action. Here

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Caregiving

Combating Senior Loneliness With Companion Care

According to a recent Pew Research Center study, 27% of senior citizens in the U.S. live alone. Though living alone does not always result in loneliness, it can be a contributing factor. Between the unexpected loss of a spouse, shrinking social circles, and difficulties communicating,

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