Signs Of Alzheimer’s disease

10 warning signs of Alzheimer To help you know what warning signs to look for Alzheimer’s disease, the Alzheimer Society has developed the following list: 1. Memory loss that affects day-to-day function It’s normal to forget things occasionally...

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Elderly Personal Care

http://www2.worksafebc.com/Publications/Multimedia/Videos.asp?ReportID=37077 Elderly personal care includes companionship and also assistance with daily activities. In most instances, elderly personal care services are provided to elderly people...

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Personal Care For Elderly People

Personal Care For Elderly People http://www2.worksafebc.com/Publications/Multimedia/Videos.asp?ReportID=37076 Providing personal care for elderly people is not just providing them physical support but also giving unconditional love and emotional...

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What a caregiver offers

A caregiver provides support to the people taking care of the elderly beloved ones who face a rough time in coping up with life due to old age or some disease. A belief is there that if our parents remain alive, we feel fortunate enough in our...

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Nursing at Home

Yes it is indeed possible to be cared for in your own home, just like it is done in a hospital or nursing home. Let us face the bare fact: our aged parents or relatives need constant care and attention as their faculties are not as sharp as...

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Arthritis Diagnosis & Tests

Arthritis Diagnosis & Tests Your healthcare professional (a primary care doctor, internist, or a specialist called a rheumatologist) will use a combined approach to confirm whether or not you have arthritis or some other condition that has...

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Foot Problems Care

Orthotics Your podiatrist, chiropodist, or other healthcare professional may prescribe orthotic inserts to be worn at all times. These insoles are molded from a cast of your foot. They may be rigid, semi-rigid, or soft. Your healthcare...

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Arch Problems

Arch Problems Flat feet: Non-surgical approaches are always preferable, and include: Pain medications and anti-inflammatory pills (aspirin, ibuprofen) Taping the foot Shoes t0hat fit well with low heels and arch support Calf stretches Massage and...

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Arthritis Foot Problems

Arthritis Foot Problems Depending upon the severity of the arthritic symptoms, you may be able to control your pain and disability with exercise, heating pads (if you do not have nerve damage or numbness), warm footbaths, or massage. Custom-made...

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Diabetic Foot Problems

Diabetic Foot Problems Minor foot infections: Your podiatrist will clean the infected area and give you antibiotics to make sure the infection heals and does not spread. It may take a while so make sure to take all the pills prescribed and have...

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Foot Problems Care & Treatment

Foot Problems Care & Treatment Bunions A small bunion may stop bothering you if you wear wide shoes and comfortable socks or stockings that do not rub on the bunion area. Shoe inserts like orthotics (soles specially molded to your foot) may...

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Foot Problems – Risk Factors

Foot Problems Risk Factors You are at higher risk of developing foot problems in later life in the presence of any of the following factors: Frequent wearing of poorly fitted, pointy or high-heeled shoes Diabetes (especially if you have calluses...

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