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Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide

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Author, blogger and eldercare columnist

3 Triggers for Alcohol Abuse in Elderly

Alcohol abuse can occur at any age, but in the past most doctors looked for the signs in younger people. There’s also a bias in society at large, including some doctors, that people who abuse alcohol will be of a certain type. It can be hard for a doctor to look at a sweet, grandmotherly woman and think that perhaps the... Read moreChevron
posted 07/29/2014, comments (0)|
Christine Kennard

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Caregivers Can Help Reduce Agitation In Alzheimer’s Patients

Agitation can occur at any point during Alzheimer’s but is the most difficult for caregivers to manage in the mid to later stages. When we see someone with Alzheimer’s in an agitated state we have to remember there can be a number of overlapping causes. Their physiology (the way our body parts function), their mental state as well as... Read moreChevron
Dorian Martin

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Vacations Can Take Different Shapes for Caregivers

I’m looking forward to my vacation! Recently I’ve been dealing with the health issues of an elderly loved one for whom I serve as a caregiver. He does not have dementia, although he periodically exhibits some short term memory loss. He went into the hospital to reduce edema back in April and ended up perforating an ulcer that we... Read moreChevron
Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

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Vacations Can Take Different Shape for Caregivers

I’m looking forward to my vacation! Recently I’ve been dealing with the health issues of an elderly loved one for whom I serve as a caregiver. He does not have dementia, although he periodically exhibits some short term memory loss. He went into the hospital to reduce edema back in April and ended up perforating an ulcer that we... Read moreChevron
posted 07/27/2014, comments (0)|
Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide

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Author, blogger and eldercare columnist

One in Three Cases of Alzheimer’s May be Lifestyle Related

Scientists who attended the 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen this month seem energized from their collaborative effort. News stories will be filtering out for weeks to come about the studies presented at the conference. However, to me, one of the most interesting and encouraging conclusions so far is that... Read moreChevron
posted 07/23/2014, comments (0)|

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