Have You Crossed the Line Between Senior Care and Senior Control?

Feeling safe, protected and cared for is so wonderful. Dads and moms thrive on ensuring their kids are surrounded inside the comfort of understanding their needs will be satisfied, providing the safety net that permits them the self-confidence to explore the world about them. Yet there comes a stage in all children’s lives when the […]

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How to Fight Medicare Denials to Get the Coverage a Senior Needs

Medicare coverage of medicines for seniors is often crucial, especially because on average, older adults take a shocking 15-18 prescription medications. And with an average price of over $11,000 annually for the most common drugs prescribed for the elderly, it could be debilitating when Medicare all of the sudden denies coverage. And yet, Medicare denials […]

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Traveling with an Older Adult? These Senior Travel Tips Can Help!

Summer vacations are so exciting! Checking items off of our bucket lists, leaving the worries of the everyday world behind, exploring new destinations. And experiencing the thrills with a senior loved one by your side makes it even better. There can be, however, certain considerations to keep in mind that might help lead the way […]

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Dealing with Dementia: 3 Easy Steps to Help Mom when She’s in Distress

As the saying goes, there’s no place like home; but what do you do when someone you love and care for insists on going home – when that person already IS home? Sadly, if you have a family member dealing with dementia, this discussion happens repeatedly. And the bewilderment and plaintive longing being expressed are […]

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This Cancer Treatment Might Treat Much More Than Cancer!

Leukemia, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s are all devastating diseases. What if there was one medication that could help treat all three? Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center are hopeful that nilotinib fits the bill. Currently approved to use as a cancer treatment in individuals with one type of leukemia, a small trial is creating great excitement […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips to Help Senior Loved Ones Get Organized

“I may have a use for this someday.” We all have items we hold onto with this thought in mind. But in reality, the old stacks of National Geographic magazines, boxes of loose photographs, old tools, heirloom silver teapots and other memorabilia end up stashed in our garages, attics and closets without another thought given […]

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Medford’s All Care In-Home Care Tips for Parkinson’s Disease

When it comes to Parkinson’s disease, many receive the bulk of their care at home from family members and friends, particularly in the initial stages of the disease. As a professional home care company in southern Oregon, we realize firsthand the unique obstacles experienced by family members providing care for someone with Parkinson’s disease, and […]

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Understanding the Five Stages of Parkinson’s Disease in the Elderly

More common in men, and more widespread than muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined, Parkinson’s disease impacts upwards of 7 – 10 million individuals worldwide, with another 600,000 Americans diagnosed every year. And while every individual’s encounter with the disease may differ in severity, there are five stages of progression that are […]

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