3 Options For Determining If You Qualify For Medicaid

1 December 2016
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Medicaid is a health insurance option that is provided for some low-income individuals, including many elderly people. If you are a low-income individual, there is a chance that you qualify for Medicaid without even realizing it. If this is the case, signing up is a good way to ensure that you are getting the healthcare that you need, even if you are on a tight budget. These are a few ways that you can determine if you qualify for Medicaid. Read More 

Does Your Aging Parent Have An Upcoming Surgery? Find An Assisted Living Center To Help With Recovery

28 July 2016
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Do you have an aging parent scheduled for surgery and you aren't sure who is going to take care of them while they recover, or how long the recovery is going to take? If this is the situation you are dealt with, you may want to look into assisted living centers in your area. There are assisted living centers where your parent can get the care that they need, and where they can stay until they are fully healed. Read More 

Keeping Your Elderly Parent Active While In A Nursing Home

5 July 2016
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If your aging parent just moved into a nursing home (such as Hillcrest Nursing Center), their physical well-being is most likely going to be one of the main concerns you have on your mind. If they have difficulty with mobility issues, it will be important that they exercise their muscles in an attempt to retain their strength. Failing to keep active can lead to deteriorating muscles and even worse mobility. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your parent gets enough exercise while staying in a nursing home. Read More 

How To Help Your Loved One Remember To Take His Or Her Medicine

22 April 2016
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Your loved one's medications play a major role in his or her ability to remember and think clearly. However, it can be very difficult to remember what medications your loved one is required to take and on what days. As a result, you will need to create a system that can make it more manageable to remember what medications must be taken so that your loved one doesn't forget or takes the same medication more than once. Read More 

How To Communicate Well With An Alzheimer’s Patient

26 January 2016
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If you just learned the news that your loved one has Alzheimer's disease, you probably feel lost and scared. You recognize that this disease has no cure and are not sure how to deal with your family member now. One of the challenges you will experience is communicating with your loved one. You may have trouble understanding your family member and he may have problems figuring out what you are trying to say. Read More