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Caregiver Burnout: Signs & Coping Tips

Being a caregiver can be an exhausting and difficult task. It’s important to recognize caregiver burnout and cope healthily. Understanding caregiver burnout symptoms and coping mechanisms can help make caregiving more enjoyable and fulfilling. About 1 in 3 adults serves as an informal caregiver to another adult, like an aging parent or disabled relative. Although…

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State notifying Medicaid consumers in region of pending changes

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services began mailing flyers to aged and disabled residents who receives Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) through one of the existing Medicaid Waivers (Aging Waiver, Attendant Care Waiver, Independence Waiver, OBRA Waiver and COMMCARE Waiver) or an individual who is dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, that will be…

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Easy Ways for Seniors to Exercise

Only about 28%-34% of people aged 65-74 are physically active. Exercise is essential for good health, but it can be risky if not performed properly. Use these exercises to encourage seniors to stay healthy. Without physical activity, seniors are at greater risk of health problems like heart disease. Their bones are more fragile and their…

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How To Help Seniors Make The Most Of Doctor Visits

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Preparing Seniors for Doctor Visits Getting to a doctor visit, as well as understanding and implementing medical advice, can be a challenge for seniors. Aging involves changes in health, physical ability, and medical risks. On average, older adults in the US tend to be in a healthcare setting about 17 days a year. Given how…

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