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Providing senior in-home care tips and stories for everything related to senior care.

Seven Tips on Choosing Your Medical Power of Attorney

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 28, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Part of your estate planning should be executing a durable healthcare power of attorney. This is a document which designates someone to make medical decisions on your behalf in the event you are incapacitated and unable to do so yourself. Making life or death decisions isn't easy so here are some Tips on Choosing Your Medical Power of Attorney wisely.

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How to Protect Your Senior's Skin This Summer

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Jul 14, 2015 5:00:00 PM

If you are the primary caregiver of a senior, no doubt you give much thought to how to include your loved one in summer activities. While you may be encouraging your loved one to get out and about this summer, it is important to remember a few basic points about skincare concerns for seniors.

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Stress and the Effect on Elderly Memory

Posted by Michael Watson on Jul 1, 2015 2:02:00 PM

One thing that is certain is that our bodies react differently to stress. When stress registers in the body, the body will begin producing cortisol, which will begin traveling to areas of the brain that are responsible for memory and learning. Even if stress is minimal, the effects of stress on elderly memory is great.

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