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Life After a Dementia Diagnosis

Many elderly people who are diagnosed with dementia are unprepared for future care. Once this type of diagnosis is received, preparing for the future can no longer be avoided. If you or someone you love has received a dementia diagnosis, begin immediately to discuss and seek guidance for future care. For help in implementing the […]

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The Internet of Medical Things

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are looking to the future of the US health care system, and it is projected to be overloaded with seniors needing medical care. In 2010 the US elderly population accounted for about 13 percent of the US population yet accounted for 34 percent of the total health care […]

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Avoiding Guardianship

Avoiding GuardianshipWhat is a guardianship? A guardianship is usually defined as a protective legal proceeding for someone who is incapacitated and unable to manage his/her own affairs. Incapacitated means that the elder is no longer able to receive and evaluate information and communicate decisions. This usually applies to the ability to make financial decisions or care-related […]

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Dementia and Driving

Driving and DementiaMany Americans have to hang up their car keys for good due to dementia. There is an increasing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in the aging US population and it is forcing the hands of caregivers, family, and physicians to ensure getting those impaired off the roads. Cognitive disability […]

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Memory Care Innovations

Memory Care InnovationsIn 2016 alone, more than 2.5 million Baby Boomers turned 70 years old, the youngest boomers hitting age 52. Memory care housing options are growing and need to grow even faster. As we age, there is an increased risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. It is estimated that the number of Americans living […]

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