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  • Dec 09, 2013

    6 tips for helping elderly parents cope with loneliness

    Dec 09, 2013
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  • Dec 06, 2013

    Caregiving Tips from the Pros: 8 Words of Advice

    Dec 06, 2013
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  • Dec 04, 2013

    Parkinson's Disease

    Dec 04, 2013
    Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects your movement.
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  • Dec 03, 2013

    7 Ways to Investigate Your Loved One’s Needs During a Christmas Holiday Visit

    Dec 03, 2013
    As you pile the gifts into the back of the car and check off any last-minute errands from your list before heading home for the Christmas holidays, you might also want to prepare to handle any changes you notice in your aging loved ones.
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  • Dec 02, 2013

    Restless legs lifestyle & Home Remedies

    Dec 02, 2013
    Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition in which your legs feel extremely uncomfortable, typically in the evenings while you're sitting or lying down.
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  • Dec 02, 2013

    Shingles

    Dec 02, 2013
    Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful rash.
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  • Nov 29, 2013

    Kidney Infection Signs & Symptom & Risks

    Nov 29, 2013
    Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) is a specific type of urinary tract infection (UTI) that generally begins in your urethra or bladder and travels up into your kidneys.
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  • Nov 18, 2013

    Fall Prevention Tips for Winter

    Nov 18, 2013
    With temperatures forecast to plummet,here are a few things one can do to make winter abit less dangerous
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  • Nov 18, 2013

    Gallstones Symptoms & Risk Factors

    Nov 18, 2013
    Gallstones are hardened deposits of digestive fluid that can form in your gallbladder.Your gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ on the right side of your abdomen, just beneath your liver. The gallbladder holds a digestive fluid called bile that's released into your small intestine.
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  • Nov 18, 2013

    Cataracts Signs & Symptoms

    Nov 18, 2013
    A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window.
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  • Nov 18, 2013

    Causes of Bed Sores

    Nov 18, 2013
    Bedsores— also called pressure sores or pressure ulcers — are injuries to skin and underlying tissues that result from prolonged pressure on the skin. Bedsores most often develop on skin that covers bony areas of the body, such as the heel, ankles, hips or buttocks.
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  • Nov 18, 2013

    What are Varicose Veins? What are its Symptoms?

    Nov 18, 2013
    Varicose veins are gnarled, enlarged veins. Any vein may become varicose, but the veins most commonly affected are those in your legs and feet. That's because standing and walking upright increases the pressure in the veins of your lower body.
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  • Nov 18, 2013

    Winter Activities For Seniors

    Nov 18, 2013
    As the days get shorter and the evenings get colder, many seniors become home bound until the temperatures will start to rise in the spring. However, it is important for seniors to get fresh air and exercise even in cold ...
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  • Nov 18, 2013

    Fire Safety Tips for the Christmas Season

    Nov 18, 2013
    Fire safety tips With the long cold evenings upon us, and Christmas just around the corner Home Instead Senior have some Fire safety tips to help keep this Christmas season asafe and happy one!
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  • Nov 11, 2013

    4 Exercises for people living with Arthritis

    Nov 11, 2013
    If you are suffering from arthritis then there are a number of easy workouts that you can do to improve your health and well-being while making your condition better.
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  • Nov 11, 2013

    5 Diet tips for people with Diabetes

    Nov 11, 2013
    The more refined the carbohydrate, such as sugar,the faster the glucose will be released into your blood stream and cause a surgein blood sugar levels.
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  • Nov 11, 2013

    Travel Tips for People With Diabetes

    Nov 11, 2013
    Preparing to travel can be a hassle as you try topack everything you’ll need without taking the entire house. But for patientswith diabetes, travel can be downright dangerous if they don’t prepare correctly.It’s important to plan ahead for what you will need to take to ensure a safe,stress-free trip.
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  • Nov 11, 2013

    Tips for Eating out when you have Diabetes

    Nov 11, 2013
    For some people, eating out is an occasional indulgence. For others, it's a way of life.
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  • Nov 05, 2013

    Causes of Hearing loss

    Nov 05, 2013
    Some causes of hearing loss include damage to the inner ear, a build-up of earwax,infections and a ruptured eardrum.
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  • Oct 31, 2013

    Burning Feet

    Oct 31, 2013
    Burning feet — the sensation that your feet are painfully hot — can be mild or severe.
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