What Are Active Adult Retirement Communities?

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An active adult community is a real estate development offering residents 55 years old and over, independent and lower-cost or maintenance-free living. Individuals 55 and over are considered active adults because they continue to work; hence, the terms “active adult community,” “active adult retirement community,” and “active 55-plus living”. Who Should Consider Living in Active […]

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Why is Epsom Salt Used?

Elder Care

Epsom salt is a magnesium sulfate compound, unlike sodium table salt. Epsom salt has been used for hundreds of years as a healing agent and pain reliever. Today, it’s most often added to hot baths and foot soaks to reduce stress and ease achy muscles. A lot of the elderly population are home-bound and home […]

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Hip Pain After Chemo

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A person with cancer is likely to experience pain at some point during the course of treatment and for some time afterward as well. However, there are effective treatments, so it is possible to be managed. Be sure to speak with your doctor or nurse if you have any questions about pain management options for […]

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Does massage therapy help chemo-induced neuropathy?

Home Care

Unless you have had cancer, you know someone who has, or you work in oncology, there is little information out there regarding chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN).  Short-and long-term toxicity of platinum compounds and toxins (chemicals in chemotherapy) include the “recipe” for the development of CIPN, for which there are limited options for symptomatic relief. Although […]

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What Are the Benefits of Senior Home Care?

Elder Care

In-home care is a stellar resource for both seniors and their family members. Senior home care provides professional service to older adults with individualized assistance. It allows seniors to stay in their own homes as they age instead of moving to a long-term care facility. Here are the top benefits.       1. It […]

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