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3 Common Questions Veterans May Have About Aid and Attendance

Care for Aging Veterans in Galloway NJ: Looking into a particular pension will likely lead to a number of questions. This holds true for veterans and others alike. For veterans of all ages, if they have any difficulty at home, they may be eligible for the Aid and Attendance Benefit. It is eligible to veterans who served during a time of active combat, but that doesn’t mean they had to have fought in a forward combat situation.

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Why Pay Attention to Hospital Readmissions for Mom: After All, It Was Just Minor Surgery

Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates in Galloway NJ: Your mother may be in her 70s and she’s going in for minor surgery. She may be required to stay in the hospital for a couple of days following this as long as everything goes along smoothly. You expect her doctor to be positive about her prognosis and the future, and are quite surprised when she recommends that your mother has proper care and support when she’s discharge.

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Should You Hide the Car Keys for a Loved One with Dementia?

Alzheimer's Care in Galloway NJ: Should You Hide the Car Keys for a Loved One with Dementia?

Jacob was 79 when he was diagnosed with dementia. At the time of this diagnosis the symptoms were impacting daily life, but he was still able to perform most things, maybe with only a few reminders. His family, specifically his spouse and adult children, were concerned about his safety, especially because he had a tendency to get in the car and drive just about anywhere he wants to go.

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3 Signs It’s Time to Talk to Mom About Safety Concerns You Have

Senior Home Safety

As your loved ones get older, especially your parents or grandparents, you will probably notice the changes in their physical capabilities. Their body will lose muscle mass each and every year, regardless of how much exercise a person gets. When they reach their 70s or 80s, it’s going to be more difficult for them to exercise, but it’s also going to be much more difficult for them to maintain the kind of strength they had in the past.

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Remind Someone with Alzheimer’s to Visit Their Eye Doctor Regularly

Alzheimer's Care in Galloway NJ

When was the last time anyone in your family went to the eye doctor? Maybe you have a tendency to visit the eye doctor every two years, as you should. Some people may need to go visit their eye doctor every year, especially if they are at an increased risk of developing certain vision related problems, including macular degeneration, cataracts, or glaucoma.

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