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Planning for the Holidays With Your Aging Loved One

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It’s holiday season, and it’s time to start thinking about how to include mom, dad and grandma and grandpa into your plans.

Healthy Tips for Older Women

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With Mother’s Day next month, it’s time to start thinking about women, particularly about women’s health. Today, aging successfully is in focus more than ever, and it’s become apparent that there are some health risks that are more common in women than men.

Be Sure When Managing Medications

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If your aging loved one is prescribed a lot of medications, make sure they are taking the right doses at the correct times. It’s easy to mistake one pill for another, or to forget about an earlier dosage.

Signs Your Aging Loved One Needs More Help

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Is your parents’ home messier than usual? If so, take a closer look.

CarePatrol Launches Interactive New Website in Response to Increased Expansion

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CarePatrol of Baltimore recently launched a new interactive website to better serve clients and the public. After being named “Top Producer of the Year” and “CarePatrol Franchise of the Year,” Baltimore city and county’s top senior housing placement agency has expanded significantly in the recent year.

Senior Safety Tips for the Winter

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With the weather getting colder, it’s important to be prepared for the changes. While wonderful and festive, winter also brings many challenges for older adults. Chilly atmosphere brings a higher risk of illness, and icy sidewalks increase the likelihood for nasty falls and injuries. Here are some useful tips to keep you and your loved ones safe this season:

How to Celebrate with Your Aging Loved One

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It’s holiday season, and it’s time to start thinking about how to include mom, dad and grandma and grandpa into your plans.

Consider Downsizing for Both Staying In or Moving Out

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Have you ever looked around and realized you have too much stuff? It may be time to downsize. Whether you’re staying in your home or considering a move, it may be time to sort through your prized possessions and find out what you truly can’t live without – and what you can.

When and How to Talk About Memory Loss

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Have mom or dad begun forgetting things? If so, it could be a sign of a larger issue, such as Alzheimer’s or dementia. It’s natural to forget things here or there, but if it begins happening often, consider taking notes. Keeping a detailed log can illustrate if there is a problem. You can also present your findings to a doctor to ask for their input or use it to help persuade your loved one there may be a problem.

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