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      Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

      By Jessica Lener, MSN, RN | Jul 21, 2017

      Alzheimer’s Care: When Ronald Regan announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1994, he joined one of approximately 2 million American’s suffering from this degenerative brain disease (Rothman, 2016). A little over twenty years later, we now have more than 5 million people who have been diagnosed and are in various stages of the disease process. Prolonged life expectancy, the number of baby-boomers reaching an older age, and the advances in science and early detection have all contributed to this increase. 

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      Health Foods That are Not That Healthy

      By Oscar Isacsson, M.S., CSCS | Jul 20, 2017

      Senior Nutrition & Wellness: There are tons of foods that are marketed as healthy. Sometimes you need to pay a little extra attention to really figure out whether something is good for you or not so good for you. A lot of marketers realize that there is a big need for healthy foods, however, sometimes the claims are slightly over exaggerated. Some items named as healthy can be far from it. Foods that are truly healthy for you will not have a healthy label. For example, broccoli is not going to have a “low fat”, “high in fiber”, “Great source of vitamins”, “gluten free”, label on it because it’s broccoli and everybody knows it’s awesome for you. 

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      Signs a Loved One Should Rely on Home Care Support to Stay Safe

      By Dan Gauthier | Jul 17, 2017

      Witnessing an elderly loved one beginning to have difficulty with some basic tasks at home is not always easy. Ultimately, though, not only do you want them to maintain as high a quality of life as possible, you also want them to be safe. While safety is one of the most important things, you may…

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      What You Take for Granted Can Be a Risk for Someone Older

      By Romy Crawford | Jul 13, 2017

      How much do you take for granted as a younger, healthier, stronger adult than, say, somebody in their 80s? Most of us would probably admit we take a lot of our physical abilities for granted. When you’re talking about safety for any senior, whether they are at home or not, their abilities to perform even…

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      What is Depression and How Can We Help It?

      By Jessica Lener, MSN, RN | Jul 8, 2017

      Depression is a mood disorder that can cause symptoms that effect the way we sleep, the way we eat, our level of activity – it can effect everything! Read more.

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      Why Can’t Mom Get Back to Normal After Leaving the Hospital Following Pneumonia?

      By Dan Gauthier | Jun 19, 2017

      If your mother has been hospitalized due to pneumonia, that can be an extremely nerve-racking time for you and everyone else in the family. Pneumonia is extremely dangerous, especially for infants and seniors. As a person gets older, their immune system is going to weaken and that can make pneumonia life-threatening quickly. Fortunately, your mother…

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      Michigan Senior Care Providers Serve the Following Towns and Counties

      Serving Grand Rapids, East Grand Rapids, Ada, Lowell, Cascade, Rockford, Hudsonville, Kentwood, Jenison, Comstock Park, Lansing, East Lansing, Ingham County, Okemos, Williamston and surrounding areas.