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The Encyclopedia of Elder Care

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Elder care has become a growing concern for many families, for communities, for health professionals, and for the many establishments that provide living arrangements for the elderly. To work in elder care requires a command of current information from multiple disciplines, including nursing, medicine, social work, counseling, even dentistry and physical therapy. Now, for the first time, this information has been gathered in a single source.The Encyclopedia of Elder Care features nearly 300 articles providing practical information […]

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Some Disadvantages Of Hospice Care

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Hospice care is for terminally ill patients, who have less than 6 months to survive. The care ensures that the patients are comfortable in the last days of their life. The care does not try to prolong a terminally ill patient’s life, and it does not try to hasten the end. Instead the care tries to offer comfort and relief from the symptoms and pain. While hospice care is often preferred for terminally ill, it has its […]

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The Family Guide to Preventing Elder Abuse: How to Protect Your Parents—and Yourself

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Practical Advice for Taking Care of Loved Ones as They Get OlderThe rapid aging of the American population and its accompanying epidemic of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease has brought about an awareness of the increasing vulnerability of our elders. Taking care of our parents and protecting them from exploitation and abuse at the hands of others can evolve into a virtual full-time occupation, especially among today’s baby boomers. The Family Guide to Preventing Elder Abuse provides a […]

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New Chapter Elderberry Supplement – Immune Take Care with Black Elderberry + Black Currant for Immune Support – 30 ct Vegetarian Capsule

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For immune support throughout the year, many people rely on the pure power of the Elderberry fruit. Elderberry is known to give serious support for the body’s natural immune defenses.* And while most Elderberry syrups and lozenges contains added sugars, Immune Take Care from New Chapter is different. Immune Take Care delivers all of the compounds from pure whole fruit with NO added sugars and NO solvents. Our proprietary filtration process delivers “true to fruit” extracts with […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Winter Dehydration in the Elderly and 8 Ways to Avoid Them

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Dehydration can kill. It is crucial for anyone to stay properly hydrated but it is even more important for seniors who have other comorbidities as well as dementia like diseases. One of the reasons that the dehydration threat is higher for seniors is because of thinner skin that comes with aging. The thinner skin makes a person more prone to losing fluid. Another issue that makes seniors more open to fluid loss is their medications, some medicines […]

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The Ultimate Compassionate Guide to Caregiving: A Simple Blueprint For Dealing with Today’s Healthcare Crisis Combined with Years of Wisdom and Sound Advice

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The Ultimate Compassionate Guide to Caregiving is a new and innovative book that provides assistance on all the aspects of daily living. It is designed for individuals who intend to care for their loved ones at home or in any facility, it will give you effective and timely solutions for the many problems facing health care today. It will educate you and allow you to develop home health care skills, good judgement, and the common sense to […]

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Acute Care for Elders: A Model for Interdisciplinary Care (Aging Medicine)

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Acute Care for Elders (ACE) is a model of care designed to improve functional outcomes and to improve the processes for the care of older patients. This model includes: an environment of care designed to promote improved function for older patients; an interdisciplinary team that works together to identify/address the vulnerabilities of the older patients; nursing care plans for prevention of disability; early planning to help prepare the patient to return home and a review of medical […]

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