How To Help Our Loved Ones With Hallucinations And Delusions

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  What are hallucinations and delusions The first thing to remember, hallucinations are usually false perceptions regarding taste, smell and fears that do not exist. This typically occurs in elderly patients suffering from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Trending on the same path, delusions are a kind of false understanding about what is going … Read more

How To Help And Prevent UTI In Our Loved One

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Common occurrence   UTI – urinary tract infections are a common occurrence in the elderly group. Furthermore, women are more likely to suffer from urinary infection than men. Our immune system undergoes changes and weakens as we age. A weakened immune system is one of the causes of frequent urinary tract infection.   Urinary tract … Read more

How To Help Our Loved Ones Who Have Undergone Knee Surgery

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Knee surgery and getting old Knee surgery is inevitable.  With advancing age. our senior loved ones become victims of degenerative arthritis and poor bone health. Degenerative arthritis affects the joints of our loved ones. making mobility much more difficult for them. As a result, we find them often complaining about knee pain. And associated stiffness … Read more

How To Deal With Dysfunctional Family Members

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      What is a Dysfunctional Family A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehavior is normal. And often child neglect or abuse on the part of parents occur regularly. leading other members to accommodate such actions. Children sometimes grow up in such families with the understanding that such an arrangement is normal.   Managing … Read more

How To Care For Your Loved One With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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What is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis   Amyotrophic Lateral sclerosis (ALS), is a neuromuscular disease. It begins as a muscular weakness, but gradually causes paralysis of the entire body. The condition is also often referred to as motor neuron or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The condition is more common amongst the male population. Understanding the basis of … Read more

How To Deal With Separation Anxiety In Senior Parents

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    What is Anxiety First, anxiety in senior parents is a common phenomenon.  Secondly, our loved ones experience it because of age-related stress. In other words, anxiety disorder is not a common occurrence in the elderly. With this in mind, anxiety and its related symptoms keep haunting our aging parents. So, being alone due … Read more