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The average life expectancy of the elderly population is increased by twenty years as estimated by the ‘U.S. Department of Health’. With the 50 million people above 65 years of age at present, we must understand that there will be a higher demand for senior care professionals in the next ten years. If you are looking for a successful career in the healthcare sector, then I would recommend you to look at the following senior care jobs available...
Being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is a lot to deal with in itself. In fact, it’s difficult to know where to even begin once you’ve received this kind of life-altering news, and that’s okay. Here are a few tips on steps to take after your Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Ask your doctor any and all questions you might have. Your first question might even be, “Why?” Understanding exactly what led your physician to your diagnosis can be an...
Caring for the elderly  is one of the toughest challenges faced by many, especially when they are resistant to care.  It is a common phenomena where many are trying their level best to get around resistance to give the care their loved ones need.   Causes of Resistance When an elderly person, be it a parent, relative or someone you love, are in need of care it becomes difficult for them to accept. Need of care arise when the...
The importance of exercise is nothing new. Like most people, you would have heard about the benefits of exercise and how it improves the quality of life. But, for seniors? Is that safe? Most definitely. Older people can benefit immensely, which is a proven fact. As you age it becomes vital for you to have an active lifestyle. Exercise is the key to healthy aging where it benefits both your mind (mental) and body (physical). Lets look at how...
Nutrition plays a big role in keeping people healthy; seniors are no exception to the rule. As you age, it becomes vital for you to have a well balanced diet to keep your overall health in check. Nutrition Tips Nutrient Rich Foods Consuming nutrient rich foods will promote health as it will assist in getting the appropriate proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and fats. It is important to know that aging plays a heavy toll on...
An elder law attorney is an advocate for the elderly person. The elder law attorney will directly handle a wide range of legal matters that affects an elderly person or a disabled person. The legal matters they are concerned with include long term care planning, retirement, guardianship, medicare, medicaid and other issues concerned with health care. What Questions to ask an Elder Law Attorney before Hiring? [caption...