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Challenging Diseases/illnesses/Conditions

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What is Atherosclerosis?

Atherosclerosis is a condition of the arteries that can lead to heart attack and kidney failure. Getting older is one of the risk factors for developing atherosclerosis, so knowing more about the condition may help caregivers to manage it in their older family members. General Information You may have heard the terms “atherosclerosis” and “arteriosclerosis”…

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What Impact Does Diabetes Have on Vision?

When your older family member was diagnosed with diabetes, their doctor may have advised them to have their eyes checked more frequently than people without diabetes need to. There’s good reason for seniors with diabetes to be more diligent about eye exams. Diabetes can have some serious affects on vision, including vision loss. Having an…

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Subdural Hematomas Can Be a Result of Falls

You may be aware that former president Jimmy Carter recently suffered a fall. In fact, he fell twice during the month of October 2019. Both falls resulted in injuries. One fall caused a fractured pelvis and the other a cut on the head that required 14 stitches. Unfortunately, the falls also caused a subdural hematoma,…

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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States. Approximately 3 million people throughout the United States are currently living with this condition, with around 95 percent living with the most common form, known as open-angle glaucoma. As a family caregiver, it is important to be aware of the issues your senior…

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Help Your Elderly Relative Deal With Rosacea

Rosacea is one of the most common skin diseases and can develop in people of all ages and skin types. Elderly adults are among the most likely to be affected with the most severe symptoms. Facial redness, bumps, thickened skin, inflamed skin, and burning and itching are the most common symptoms of rosacea. If you…

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