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How to Protect Seniors from the Flu this Winter

Protect Seniors from the Flu this Winter

It’s flu season. Senior citizens are particularly susceptible to the flu and complications from the illness. As caregivers, it’s important that we keep ourselves healthy and take extra steps to keep t...

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Foods to Boost the Immune System of Seniors

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As we age, our immune system weakens, making us more susceptible to seasonal illness and other diseases. The causes of our weakening immune system are varied from genetics to simply how our cells have...

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Help – I Can’t Sleep! The Doctor’s Recommendations For a Peaceful Night’s Rest

Help – I Can’t Sleep! The Doctor's Recommendations For a Peaceful Night’s Rest

Have you ever gone to bed, only to toss and turn for several hours before falling asleep, or do you fall asleep and then wake up a few hours later unable to return to sleep? If these experiences sound...

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Tips for Preventing and Treating Urinary Tract Infections

the doctor recommends. tips for UTIs. Preventing and Treating Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections, also known as UTIs, are common, non-life-threatening illnesses. While this type of infection is more common in women because of the shorter urethra in the female body, men ca...

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Alzheimer Risk Factors Caregivers Should Be On The Lookout For

Alzheimer Risk Factors Caregivers Should Be On The Lookout For

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. In 2020 nearly 6 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s. It sometimes occurs in younger people, but the risk increases every five year...

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Tips to Help you Avoid Caregiver Burnout

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When someone you love has a chronic, debilitating sickness like cancer or dementia, it is emotionally and physically draining. Being a family caregiver changes everything, often in the blink of an eye...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Limit Your Risk of Developing This Common Cancer

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October is breast cancer awareness month and given that breast cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer for women worldwide, it is fitting that we shed some light on what breast cancer is,...

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Black History Month: African American Contributions to Medicine and Caregiving

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February is Black History Month — a time to reflect on the challenges black people have and continue to face, but also a time to celebrate their contributions to society despite these challenges. T...

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Hire A Good Home Health Aide in Washington DC

Home Care Services in Washington DC - VMT Home Health Agency

If you are looking for someone to provide home care services to you or a family member, you can hire a professional home health aide in Washington DC. These home health aides provide care services in ...