Posts Tagged ‘assisted living in Hamilton NJ’

3 Tips for Avoiding Senior Dehydration

Summertime, and the living is easy… But the easy pleasures of summer can also increase the danger of dehydration, particularly in the senior population. In fact, according to the Health Care Financing Administration, dehydration is one of the ten most frequent causes of hospitalization for Medicare recipients. Why are seniors more susceptible to dehydration? They…

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Leg Pain? It may be CVI

Aches and pains might seem like a normal feature of growing older, but persistent pain is always a matter of concern, and needs to be addressed. Leg pain, especially after prolonged periods of standing or sitting, may be a symptom of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). The veins in your legs contain valves that prevent your…

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10 Tips to Ensure Adequate Nutrition in People with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Loss of appetite commonly accompanies Alzheimer’s and dementia. Adding to this issue is the fact that as mental and physical function decline, basic skills, such as using a fork or spoonand even drinking from a cup, can also be lost. Ensuring that your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia gets adequate nutrition requires thought and…

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