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Why a Healthcare Advocate Can Be a Good Idea
Why a Healthcare Advocate Can Be a Good Idea

When faced with a significant medical or care decision, having another set of eyes and ears on the situation can provide important, objective feedback that otherwise might go overlooked.

All, blog post, Health, senior care, Healthcare

How to Respond When Your Loved One Repeats Themselves
How to Respond When Your Loved One Repeats Themselves

You just never really know why someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia repeats the same question or comment over and over. Is it really simply a lack of short-term memory or are there other possible reasons?

All, blog post, Care Givers, Alzheimer's, elderly care, elder support, aging

Preventing Dangerous Drug Interactions
Preventing Dangerous Drug Interactions

Medication is often a fact of life, especially as we age. Just as we explore potential side effects, equally as important is to understand possible interactions with other medications, both over-the-counter and prescribed.

All, blog post, Health, Medical Care

The Path to Forgiveness
The Path to Forgiveness

Learn to "let go". Although it is a commonly used phrase, how many of us actually know what it means and even if we do know, how do we do it?

All, blog post, Family and Relationships, caregivers, Lifestyle

7 Tips for Travel With A Person Living With Dementia
7 Tips for Travel With A Person Living With Dementia

This is the time of year for family gatherings and holiday celebrations. Perhaps your travel plans include a trip with someone who has had a decline in cognition that will require extra vigilance and preparation.

All, blog post, Holidays, Tips, Care Givers, elderly care, Family and Relationships

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Assisting Visually Impaired Older Adults

Gina March has been the Director of Community Relations at the Mary Culver Home for Visually Impaired Women in Kirkwood, Missouri since January of 2019. Before joining the staff, she served on their board of directors for over seven years and was an active volunteer. In addition, her mother was a resident at the Home in 2012. Before coming to the Home, Gina was the Executive Director of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce.

Gum Disease Leading to Alzheimer's

Janice King, co-founder and CEO of TRI-OLOGY, a breakthrough oral health product focused on strengthening oral health for overall systemic health. Janice is a 20-year researcher in the area of oral health and the oral-systemic connection, a formulator with three U.S. patents and co-founder of NOWsystem, Inc. With a grant from the National Science Foundation, Janice and co-founder Dale Winetroub are currently researching the risk factors relative to age-related Alzheimer’s Disease.

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