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Seasonal Allergies in Seniors

 Summer is under way and seasonal allergies are in full force. Along with allergies come runny eyes, noses, sinus congestion, and trouble breathing. While people of all ages are susceptible to seasonal allergies, senior citizens may have a more difficult time as they may often have mo
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Keeping Hydrated

  It’s summertime and temperatures are rising. As your loved ones may be spending more time outdoors, it’s important to be sure that they are staying hydrated. In the elderly, thirst is not always the best indicator for  the need for water. It may not be until other s
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Establishing Power of Attorney

Your loved one is aging and you realize that they soon may not be able to make decisions on their own any longer. You may assume that as their son or daughter you will automatically become the Power of Attorney, but that is not the case. There are several steps one must go through whi
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Early Signs of Dementia

Have you noticed your loved one acting differently recently? Maybe they’ve become forgetful and you’re wondering if it’s possible they could be showing early symptoms of dementia? There are many faces to dementia; it’s important to seek medical advice if you be
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