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Understanding the Importance of Following a Diet for Healthy Kidneys

As they say, you are what you eat, and for those with kidney disease, it is crucial that a proper dietary plan is followed to decrease symptoms, including an upset stomach, pain, swelling and more. Read More
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The ABCs of Heart Health

Nearly half of all people in the United States have one of the three top risk factors of heart disease: high blood pressure, smoking, and high LDL cholesterol. Too many people make poor lifestyle decisions each day that adversely impact their heart health. Read More
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Common Signs of Cardiac Depression

When someone you love experiences a heart attack and then suffers complications like cardiac depression, you will likely want to go through a list of steps that can be taken to ensure that the damaged heart heals and the person’s lifestyle choices that contributed to the heart attack are changed. Read More

These Tips Will Help Ease the Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

Cancer, as well as the treatments for cancer, can cause a number of troubling side effects. If someone you love is navigating a cancer journey, you will want to do whatever you can to help ease the side effects of cancer treatment. Read More

Tips for Supporting a Loved One with Cancer

A diagnosis of cancer is life-changing, and it’s crucial for someone receiving this diagnosis to have a strong network of support. When a family member is undergoing cancer treatment, you might not be sure how to help them while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Read More

Simplify the Season: Managing Caring for Older Loved Ones During the Holidays

The holidays are an ideal time to spend time with friends and family members, but it’s rarely considered a relaxing time of year. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season, from shopping to social gatherings to family gatherings, can be incredibly stressful, and when you are caring for older loved ones, your own tasks can fall by the wayside. Read More

Family Caregivers: Don’t Leave Taking Care of Yourself Off Your Holiday To-Dos

It’s the happiest season of the year! However, if you’re one of the millions of people in America who is providing care for a senior family member, the approaching holidays may feel more like the most stressful time of the year. Read More
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How to Keep Loved Ones With Alzheimer’s From Wandering

Of the many effects of Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most alarming is the individual’s tendency for wandering and the potential dangers that can arise if the senior becomes disoriented or lost. Read More
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Nonverbal Communication Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Communication with a senior trying to cope with all the struggles of Alzheimer’s, particularly in the middle and later stages, is often frustrating – both for you as well as for your loved one. Read More
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How Family Caregivers Assist With COPD Management

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, refers to two lung diseases: emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In essence, a person’s breathing is severely compromised by an obstruction to airflow. Prevalent symptoms include an excessively wet cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, and tightness in the chest. Read More