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TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF AFTER A PARENT YOU TOOK CARE OF DIES

 

 

Caring for an aging parent is challenging – emotionally and physically. Even if your parent has a paid caregiver who comes into their home or they live in nursing home, you likely still spend a great deal of time with them. And when you aren’t with your parent, they are always on your mind. Read more to know about taking care of yourself after a parent you took care of dies.

 

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HOW TO ADVOCATE FOR THE QUALITY HEALTH CARE YOUR AGING PARENT DESERVES

There is never a reason a senior should have to settle for less than quality health care. While having to advocate for quality health care of an elderly parent is something many adult children in the United States are doing, when possible, seniors should be advocating for themselves, as well. Read more to know how to advocate for the quality health care your aging parent deserves.

 

 

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WHAT TO EXPECT AS AN AGING PARENT’S CAREGIVER

Assuming the role of your parent’s caregiver is no easy task. However, it is an increasingly common one. Today, millions of adult children in the United States are charged with speaking up for a parent when that parent is longer able to do it themselves. Read more to know what to expect as an aging parent''s caregiver.

 

 

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HOW TO ADVOCATE FOR YOUR AGING PARENT’S HEALTH CARE

How to Advocate for Your Aging Parent’s Health Care. If you are one of the millions of adult children in the United States responsible for the care of an aging parent, you are well aware of the weight of this responsibility. This can be a challenge when your parent is relatively healthy and independent. Factor in chronic diseases and you may quickly feel overwhelmed. Read more to know how to advocate for your aging parent''s health care.

 

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DEATHS FROM FALLS INCREASING SHARPLY AMONG SENIORS

Almost 25,000 people 75 and older suffered deaths from falls in 2016. Unfortunately, experts say that number is likely to rise.

While it is not clear why deaths from falls are rising, one thing is clear, falls are preventable. Webmd.com’s article, Study: Older Americans are Dying More From Falls, states that caregivers need to know that falls are preventable and encourage their loved one to talk to their doctor regarding their risk of falling. Click here to read more details on this topic.
 
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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR ELDERLY LOVED ONES FROM FALLS

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year, one out of every four Americans over the age of 65 experiences a fall. More troubling, that number is rising. Thankfully, while falls are common in older adults, they are not inevitable. How to protect your elderly loved ones from falls. Read more to know how to protect your elderly loved ones from falls.

 
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NUMBER OF SENIORS WHO DIE AFTER A FALL IS ON THE RISE

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is increasing. The National Center for Health Statistics reports that in 2000, 52 out of 100,000 people 75 years and older died after a fall. In 2016, that number rose to 111 people per 100,000. Click here to read more details on this topic.

 
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IS MOVING AN AGING PARENT INTO YOUR HOME THE RIGHT MOVE?

Every day you hear more and more about adult children moving back into their parents’ home. But what about moving an aging parent in with their adult child? That, too, is becoming increasingly common. Click here to read more details on this topic.

 
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IS MOVING YOUR AGING PARENT IN WITH YOU THE RIGHT DECISION?

While it is true that moving an aging parent in with you can cost more than you might expect, it is likely to be nowhere near the cost of a nursing home or assisted living facility. A recent survey calculated that the cost of a private room in a nursing home is approximately $100,000 per year. In light of this, many families are opting to have their elderly loved one move in with them. . And, at the end of the day, you may be surprised how fulfilling an experience it is. Click here to read more details on this topic.

 
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HOW FAMILIES CAN AVOID THE RISING COST OF NURSING HOMES – AND GET CLOSER IN THE PROCESS

Many families today are caught off guard when they find out how much it will cost to move their elderly parent into a nursing home or assisted living facility. A recent survey calculated that the cost of a private room in a nursing home is approximately $100,000 per year. Read more to know how families can avoid the rising cost of nursing homes - and get closer in the process.

 
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TALKING WITH A PARENT ABOUT DEMENTIA

Watching an aging parent decline in health is never easy for a child. Talking with them about it can be even more difficult. However, doing so is important. This is especially true in the case of dementia since such a conversation can lead to a diagnosis which allows everyone to be on the same page moving forward. Click here to read more details on this topic.

 
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IS MY PARENT SUFFERING FROM DEMENTIA OR JUST GETTING OLDER?

One of the most challenging parts of caring for an elderly loved one is trying to figure out what are “normal” signs of aging and what are more serious issues. For example, not knowing if your aging parent has dementia can feel like a guessing game. And it doesn’t help that there is no single, definitive diagnostic test for dementia. Medical experts agree on one thing, however. If you suspect your parent may have dementia, they need to be seen by a doctor. Click here to read more details on this topic.

 
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HOW TO DETERMINE IF YOUR ELDERLY LOVED ONE HAS DEMENTIA

Watching a parent grow older can be difficult. One of the most trying things about it is figuring out what are the “normal” signs of aging and what are more serious issues. For example, no matter what age, we all experience moments when our memory fails us, such as misplacing our keys. Read more to know how to determine if your elderly loved one has dementia.

 
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HOW RESPITE CARE COMBATS CAREGIVER BURNOUT

As a caregiver, caring for an elderly parent can take a toll on an adult child. No matter how much you love your parent, the fact is, everyone needs a break now and then. Unfortunately, many adult children taking care of an aging parent feel guilty taking any time for themselves. Read more to know how respite care combats caregiver burnout.

 
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WHY MORE CAREGIVERS DON’T TAKE ADVANTAGE OF RESPITE CARE

There are several reasons individuals caring for an elderly loved one opt not to use respite care. Some people believe that respite care is a luxury that they cannot afford. Others feel guilty about leaving their parent in the hands of someone else. The fact is, caring for an aging parent can take a toll on an adult child. No matter how much you love your parent, the fact is, everyone needs a break now and then. Read more to know why more caregivers don''t take advantage of respite care.

 
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