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Communicating with an aging parent who cannot speak

Communicating with an aging parent who cannot speak

Learn about non-verbal ways to communicate. AgingCare.com published an article discussing the difficulties of communicating with an aging parent who cannot speak. This painful situation presents new challenges. The article says that, “Many of us are coping with elders who can no longer communicate. Whether from

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HOW TO WATCH FOR THE ONSET OF ARTHRITIS IN YOUR AGING PARENTS

HOW TO WATCH FOR THE ONSET OF ARTHRITIS IN YOUR AGING PARENTS

  When it comes to arthritis, early intervention is a big advantage. Yahoo Heath reported online that “One in five adults — 50 million Americans — has been diagnosed with arthritis.” Learn how to watch for the onset of arthritis in your aging parents so they can begin getting help as quickly

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How to assume a “can-do” approach to caring for your aging parents

How to assume a “can-do” approach to caring for your aging parents

Making the most of your reality As life changes for your aging parents and for you as care giver, many things change. An article published by SeniorHelpers.com reminds us about making the most of reality, despite the changes and difficulties that surround you. The article provides some information on how

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How to help downsize your aging parents stuff

How to help downsize your aging parents stuff

Consider the emotions along with the stuff I have been watching long time family friends as the adult children empty their now-deceased parent’s home and lifetime of accumulation. They were collectors and the house is stuffed. The things that were so important to the parents are now being dispersed. It

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How anxiety shows on adult children of aging parents

How anxiety shows on adult children of aging parents

Let your concern drive you to action rather than anxiety Yahoo.com published an article that articulates how anxiety shows on adult children of aging parents. The article was written by a woman who cared for her own aging parents, and is now aging herself. The author speaks of ways

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How to help ensure proper nutrition for your aging parents

How to help ensure proper nutrition for your aging parents

Consider transportation and mobility as factors affecting proper nutrition. The Examiner.com published an article about how to help ensure proper nutrition for your aging parents. Proper nutrition  – money for healthy food, the ability to prepare healthy food, and the ability to eat healthy food – can be a hard

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