Wednesday, April 01, 2015

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Christine Kennard

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A Dementia Dilemma: Inability to Recognise and Communicate Pain

Pain is a common but complex experience that differs from person to person. Pain is always a subjective experience. So when someone has dementia how does this affect their experience of pain and how they express their reaction to it? How can caregivers know when pain relief is required and is effective?

 

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide

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Under Minding Our Elders, Carol is an author, blogger and columnist on aging and caregiving support.

Aging in Place or Assisted Living: It’s About Choices

According to an AARP survey, the vast majority of boomers have stated that they want to stay in their current homes rather than move to another setting for... Read moreChevron

posted 03/24/2015, comments (0)|
Marie

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Here we go again....

with both my parents having already passed away I thought my care giving was over. My dad passed 2 years ago with parkinsons and it was nothing less than horrible. Complete hands on care for a very proud man. The phrase "See Daddy its like it never happened"  was repeated after every B/W since total incontinence was the most minor of his... Read moreChevron

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide

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Under Minding Our Elders, Carol is an author, blogger and columnist on aging and caregiving support.

Granny Flats: Is the Investment a Good Idea?

Whether known as Granny flats, in-law flats or intergenerational apartments, there is a small trend in real estate toward families living together. They may be adding onto homes or even installing or building separate dwellings on their property so that their elders can live with them yet both generations have... Read moreChevron

posted 03/17/2015, comments (0)|

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