Should Mom Live with You or with Me? Tips for Siblings Navigating Tough Caregiving Choices

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One of the more honorable choices adult children can make is the caregiving choice to offer their home to an elderly parent. Our parents raised us when we were kids, so it’s only natural to do the same when it becomes less safe for Mom or Dad to live independently. However, there are a variety […]

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Tips for Navigating the Inherent Responsibility of Caring for Aging Parents

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As children, we mastered the ability to share toys as well as the attention of our parents, and these feelings tend to carry with us well into adulthood. As wonderful as it is to have brothers and sisters, there can also be times it can result in elevated stress levels, such as when caring for […]

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What’s the Difference Between Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson’s?

Each year, thousands of American seniors are told they have Parkinson’s disease, when in fact, they do not. For a number of these people, the correct diagnosis is a very similar, but not as well-known disease: Lewy body dementia, also known as dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). Dementia with Lewy bodies impacts as many as […]

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Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise: How to Slow Down Symptoms

The particular results of remaining physically active throughout aging are tremendous; however, for those with Parkinson’s disease, exercise may truly be a game-changer in the progression of the disease. Several studies are revealing direct links between physical exercise and Parkinson’s, such as the largest clinical study to date, in which patients who exercised a minimum of […]

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Relationships and Family Changes After Traumatic Brain Injury

Along with the many life changes as a result of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), close relationships are affected in a number of ways as a result of: Modifications in responsibilities Changes in relationship roles Difficulties with communicating Managing emotions and mood swings Getting accustomed to these changes often brings about feelings of uneasiness in […]

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How Can I Help When My Loved One Has Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Meeting the care needs of a loved one who has suffered from a traumatic brain injury can be easier to manage when armed with knowledge and insight. The methods below, courtesy of the Rogue Valley home care experts at All Care, can lessen stress and frustration for both family caregivers and traumatic brain injury survivors. […]

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