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Elder Care in Santa Rosa, CA: Getting Help

The wisest thing a family caregiver can do is to know when to get help. This is especially true when the elderly loved one suffers from Alzheimer’s or dementia. These diseases affect the brain which controls communication, behavior, speech, thinking, reasoning, problem solving, memory and so forth. What happens in a family when grandmother is…

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Senior Care in Santa Rosa, CA: Migraine Awareness Month

Over 37 million people in the United States suffer from migraines. With migraine sufferers being such a large total of the population, it is no wonder that there are many who wish to understand it more fully. Yet, despite how many have migraines, there is still a wealth of misinformation and myths about migraines that…

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Awareness in Elderly Care in Santa Rosa, CA: Stroke Awareness Month

On May 11, 1989 President George Bush signed a Presidential Proclamation 5975. This proclamation designated May as the official National Stroke Awareness Month. Since then, every year the Of Stroke Association has led the nation in observing a month-long time it to honor those that suffer from stroke, elderly care providers who have helped these…

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The Importance of an Elder Care Calendar in Santa Rosa, CA

If there’s one thing that most elderly care providers will agree upon is that it is critical to have not only an elder care plan, but an elder care calendar. When preparing to become an elder care provider for an aging loved one, you may not realize or appreciate how much planning and strategy will go into providing the best, most effective elder care as you possibly can. Once you enter into this relationship, however, you will quickly understand that in order to be the best care provider, you will need to be organized.

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I STAND UP Fearless Aging Makes A Difference!

I have been thinking about the world we live in world lately, it is hard not to, considering the tragedies the world has endured over the last few weeks. I thought about what has to change in our lifetime  to evolve, are we even capable of changing world wide perceptions? How we do we change…

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Tips for Memory Loss How to Remember "Home"

  Home… On the way to catch a plane for a quick trip to Los Angeles, I found myself crossing the Golden Gate Bridge on a clean, crisp fall morning.   As I looked out the window at a magical and majestic view, I felt goosebumps traveling up my arms. This is Home, of all…

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Walter's Visit… Lessons Learned From A War Hero

On the battlefield in Korea, Walter lay dying, his chest filled with shrapnel from a nearby mortar hit, his team drug him from the field to the MASH hospital on the front lines. They worked on him for hours and he received the newest experimental treatments to save his life, the life he had nearly…

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Autumn: My Metaphor For Aging

https://ayshomecare.net                          As I pick the ripe, juicy tomatoes off the vine of my backyard garden I mull over the idea of autumn, harvest and the wonder of changing seasons. They are an amazing reminder of our changing life. As I search and find…

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Ladies Go Lobbying

There is nothing more powerful than personal relationships, this I know is true. That is why, when asked by Val Halamandaris, President of our National Home Care and Hospice Association (NAHC) to come to Washington DC to meet with and show support to the authors of critical home care legislation, I jumped at the chance.…

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