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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Ask for Help With Family Caregiving?

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Apr 12, 2019 | Comments Off on How Do You Know When It’s Time to Ask for Help With Family Caregiving?
Home Care Services in River Oaks TX: How Do You Know When It's Time to Ask for Help With Family Caregiving?

Home Care Services in River Oaks TX: There are more than 43 million family caregivers in the U.S. Around 34.2 million of those care for an aging adult in need of assistance with activities of daily living.

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How to Avoid the Medicare Phone Scam

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Apr 4, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Avoid the Medicare Phone Scam
Caregivers in West Houston TX

Caregivers in West Houston TX: At the age of 72, Henry was the victim of identity theft, and it all happened because of a phone call from Medicare. At least, Henry had thought he was talking to a Medicare representative when he gave his Social Security number over the telephone.

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Reducing the Risk of Liver Cancer with a Hepatitis C Test

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Mar 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Reducing the Risk of Liver Cancer with a Hepatitis C Test
Reducing the Risk of Liver Cancer with a Hepatitis C Test

Elderly Care in Houston TX: Hepatitis C, or Hep C as it is commonly called, is a condition caused by a virus. It affects the liver, causing inflammation. When it is not treated, it can lead to some serious complications, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, and liver cancer.

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Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Mar 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility
Senior Care in Memorial TX: Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility

Senior Care in Memorial TX: Medical conditions often affect the ability of older adults to get around. They may have difficulty walking and require assistive devices, like a cane or walker.

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5 Tips for a Dementia-Friendly Home

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Mar 15, 2019 | Comments Off on 5 Tips for a Dementia-Friendly Home
Elder Care in Houston TX: 5 Tips for a Dementia-Friendly Home

Elder Care in Houston TX: With proper care, people who have dementia can continue to live at home, especially during the early stages.

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Dear Donna — Why You Don’t Correct Someone with Alzheimer’s

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Mar 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Dear Donna — Why You Don’t Correct Someone with Alzheimer’s

The memory of a person with cognitive impairment from some form of dementia changes due to changes in their brain. They are not making up stories, they are telling you what they are experiencing.

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Four Chronic Health Conditions That Affect Large Numbers of People 65 or Older

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Mar 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Four Chronic Health Conditions That Affect Large Numbers of People 65 or Older
Senior Care in River Oaks TX: Four Chronic Health Conditions That Affect Large Numbers of People 65 or Older

Senior Care in River Oaks TX: Eighty percent of Americans over the age of 65 have one chronic health condition. Seventy-seven percent have two or more. There are four key chronic health conditions out there, and all of them combined account for 66 percent of the yearly death toll.

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Tips for Living with Heart Failure

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Mar 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Tips for Living with Heart Failure
Home Care in Katy TX: Tips for Living with Heart Failure

Home Care in Katy TX: Finding out that your older family member is suffering from heart failure can be disturbing. The name of the condition implies the heart has stopped working altogether.

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How to Start Meeting Your Goals as a Caregiver

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Feb 21, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Start Meeting Your Goals as a Caregiver
Caregivers in Katy TX: How to Start Meeting Your Goals as a Caregiver

Caregivers in Katy TX: Setting goals isn’t always difficult as a caregiver, but meeting them can be.

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Four Tips for Moving in with Your Aging Family Member

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Feb 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Four Tips for Moving in with Your Aging Family Member
Elderly Care in Cinco Ranch TX: Four Tips for Moving in with Your Aging Family Member

Elderly Care in Cinco Ranch TX: At some point, you and your senior family member may need to live in the same location together. It’s not always easy, but it is doable.

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