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What is Mild Cognitive Impairment or MCI??

What is Mild Cognitive Impairment or MCI?? Source: Alzheimers.org Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a condition in which people have more memory or thinking problems than other people their age. The symptoms of MCI are not as severe as those of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. People with MCI can usually take care of themselves and carry out their [...]

By |May 10th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Mild Cognitive Impairment or MCI??

7 Symptoms of Depression That You Should Never Ignore

7 Symptoms of Depression That You Should Never Ignore Written By Elizabeth Hanes, RN Updated on August 19, 2020 Nearly 16 million adults in America experienced at least one episode of depression over the past year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Depression can be caused by a medical condition like cancer, certain medications, sensitivity to seasonal light levels, [...]

By |May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Symptoms of Depression That You Should Never Ignore

Barely – A Poem

Barely the day started and... it's already six in the evening. Barely arrived on Monday and it's already Friday. ... and the month is already over. ... and the year is almost over. ... and already 40, 50 or 60 years of our lives have passed. ... and we realize that we lost our parents, friends. and we realize it's [...]

By |February 10th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Barely – A Poem

The Caregiver Curmudgeon

A Resolution Suggestion from The Caregiver Curmudgeon by Gary Barg, Editor-in-Chief, cargiver.com I'm here to tell you that as a loving family caregiver you cannot fail, not once, not ever. Now that you've caught your breath, let me elaborate. As a loving family caregiver, you are actually a seeker— a seeker of support, a seeker of understanding, a seeker of advice, [...]

By |January 29th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Caregiver Curmudgeon

How to Cope with Alzheimer’s Caregiver Burnout

How to Cope With Alzheimer’s Caregiver Burnout You are watching your once mentally sharp loved one decline before your eyes. Their unpredictable behaviors, mood swings, confusion, and memory loss cause deep concern. The fear that your loved one may wander off, fall down or have some other accident is overwhelming. Family caregivers often struggle to balance dementia care while working, [...]

By |November 26th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Cope with Alzheimer’s Caregiver Burnout

5 Medicare Open Enrollment Scams to Avoid

Open enrollment is happening and we wanted to share this informative article from our friends at aging.com 5 Medicare Open Enrollment Scams to Avoid by Marlo Sollitto   Con artists and scammers are constantly inventing new ways to take advantage of people. Unfortunately, older adults tend to be more trusting of strangers and less aware of the newest ploys these dishonest [...]

By |October 27th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Medicare Open Enrollment Scams to Avoid
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