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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 coffee and green tea may lower stroke risk

How coffee and green tea may lower stroke risk

Good news for coffee and tea lovers Pour yourself another cup of coffee or green tea and listen to this:  coffee and green tea may lower stroke risk for aging parents. The American Heart Association published an article that says, “Green tea and coffee may help lower your risks

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How to age well

How to age well

Decide how, and how well, to age! An article published by NextAvenue.org defies conventional attitudes of aging by declaring that, “Many people define aging negatively, as a long downward slope filled with loss, illness and loneliness. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s up to us to decide

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Tips to maintain kidney health

Tips to maintain kidney health

Healthy kidneys can help your whole body Kidney problems are difficult and serious. The National Institute for Health published an article containing tips to maintain kidney health. Protecting healthy kidneys can help with overall health. The article provides these tips to maintain kidney health: “Keep your blood pressure at

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What your aging parents should know about sodium in common foods

What your aging parents should know about sodium in common foods

It can be hard to distinguish healthy foods It has happened to all of us: we think we are eating something relatively healthy; only to find out that it is actually filled with fat, calories, or sodium. Healthy food can sometimes seem elusive. The American Heart Association published an article

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