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How to avoid caregiver burnout

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Caring for an aging or sick relative is not always so easy. In addition to the physical demands of caring for such loved ones, tending to sick people can take a mental toll, potentially contributing to a condition referred to as caregiver stress.

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An aging population, and new tools for inhome caregivers from GIVER™ brand

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An aging population, and new tools for inhome caregivers from GIVER™ brand

By 2030, one in five people will be over the age of 65. Technology holds the promise of helping people stay in their homes longer and to help connect aging adults with their children and other family caregivers.  

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Tooth Brushing Tips for Caregivers

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The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research suggests these steps if the patient can't brush his or her own teeth:

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Justice O'Connor announces she has been diagnosed with dementia, 'probably Alzheimer's'

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Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor revealed in a letter on Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with the "beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease." Full story here :  https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/23/politics/justice-sandra-day-oconnor-dementia-alzheimers/index.html?fbclid=IwAR2TGtEmO1qQNUHgw-H1RqtWEVRbXjNQeIVXuvr9JPNeyA-KtsAWlocwkpY 

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CDC: Alzheimer's disease, dementia cases to double by 2060

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The number of people projected to have Alzheimer's disease or dementia in the United States is expected to double by 2060, a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

 

 

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