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What Is Weeping Edema and How Can I Treat It?

Posted by Nate Birt on Wed Jun 28 2023

If you or your loved one experiences swelling in their body that leads to fluid dripping from the skin, that might be weeping edema. This condition is a sign that you or your loved one should see a healthcare professional who can determine the cause of the swelling and fluid buildup and recommend treatment. Read More


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What Is a Convalescent Home, and Is It Right For My Loved One?

Posted by Nate Birt on Mon May 22 2023

If your loved one is on the road to recovery after surgery or illness, you might be exploring ways to help them heal. A convalescent home is a place that provides trained medical staff who can support your loved one. This article explores how a convalescent home works, when this type of facility might make sense, and how you can help your loved one heal here.Read More


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UTIs Cause Unique Mental & Behavioral Symptoms in Older Adults

Posted by Sophie Bebeau on Wed May 03 2023

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that occurs when bacteria enter the urinary system. The urinary system includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Most UTIs occur in the lower urinary tract, which includes the urethra, where urine drains from the body, and the bladder, where urine is stored.Read More


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7 Types Of Home Care Services For Older Loved Ones

Posted by Nate Birt on Wed May 10 2023

It can be extremely rewarding to help your loved one age in place in their own home. This type of living arrangement also gives you, as a caregiver, a chance to support them in ways you might not have considered before.Read More