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How To Deal With Senior Care Problems

It’s unfortunate that even after searching from and finding senior care in Arizona, there can still be problems. There are a variety of problems that can come up from time to time from senior care communities. Dealing with these problems properly can prevent further issues.
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Talking to Reluctant Parents About Senior Care

Talking to our parents about the fact that they might need more help is a difficult conversation to have. No one wants to face the day that they have to tell their loved one that they might not be able to live alone. Still, it’s important to push yourself to talk to your parents in order to preserve their health.
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Finding a Reliable Caregiver in the Phoenix Area

Seniors searching for in home care from a caregiver should follow these simple steps to avoid having any problems. Having a reliable caregiver in the Phoenix area can be a great help, but just make sure that you go through the process the right way.
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Residential Care Homes Arizona

Residential care homes are a great option for seniors and people whose disabilities prevent them from living at home without assistance on a daily or semi-daily basis. Residential care homes are tightly knit communities with a small number of residents and caregivers, leading to a family atmosphere for the residents.

Group Homes for Young People

As you can imagine, young people looking for care homes often have a hard time finding the right fit. The main problem is that the majority of group homes are aimed at senior citizens.

Assisted Living in the Phoenix Area

When beginning your search there are many things to consider. Being able to accommodate the level of care is very important. If your loved one that you are looking for assisted living in phoenix has dementia or Alzheimer’s, it’s a good idea to pick a community that has a Phoenix memory care level.
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In-home Care vs. Assisted Living

As Baby Boomers age, it is expected that the population of older Americans will increase dramatically in the next twenty years. With age comes less independence and for many people, a need for either in-home care or an assisted living facility. Perhaps you are the child of an older adult who is beginning to lose their ability to remain independent.

The Rise of Alzheimer’s

Ever since the rise of Alzheimer’s disease within the past 50 years, scientists have been trying to figure out what caused this explosion. Before the early 1900s the disease was either not recorded or simply nonexistent. The case of Alzheimer’s is especially interesting because although we are familiar with it, it is very new in developing countries. With any new disease phenomenon, researchers look at what factors in society changed in order to bring about the disease.

Reverse Mortgage– What is it?

HECM is the acronym for a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage commonly known as a reverse mortgage. A reverse mortgage is pretty much exactly what it sounds like: a loan borrowed against the equity to your home, but instead of making traditional monthly payments, the bank reversely pays you.
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Incontinence and its Causes

Many people don’t realize that incontinence can happen to anyone. Most of the time we associate it with the senior citizen population; this post, however, is going to be directed at anyone who has incontinence issues.

ALTCS Diabetes Management

Millions of Americans today have diabetes and many more have prediabetes, sometimes unaware of their condition. There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease that breaks down insulin cells in the pancreas. Those with Type 1 diabetes need to be treated medically with insulin.

When is it Time for Assisted Living?

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 15 million Americans devote time and energy caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. This number doesn’t take into account the people who have assistance based on physical ailments so you can imagine the number of caretakers is much higher.
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VA Benefits Assisted Living

There are many VA (United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs) benefits that can be used to pay for assisted living in Phoenix or anywhere else in the state of Arizona. Senior Planning can help veterans and their families navigate the Veteran’s Affairs benefit process.