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What is a Geriatric Social Worker?

What Does a Geriatric Social Worker Do? When people think about social workers, the image of someone helping children immediately comes to mind. Social workers, however, can fulfill multiple roles that extend far beyond children. Some deal specifically with the elderly and are known as gerontological or geriatric social workers. With more seniors than ever…

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.

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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Tucson Group Homes for Seniors

A Local Arizona Resource for Senior Care Get Help with Tucson Residential Care For many seniors and their families, the search for assisted living in the Tucson area can be a confusing and difficult process. Unfortunately, this means that people who do not have all the information and experience can be frightened and frustrated by…
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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.