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As we age, it can be challenging to find the right services and resources available for our changing needs, whether it we need a telephone for hearing impairment or a person to help with household maintenance. More help is available than you may realize and Senior Linkage Line can help you find the best services […]

How to Shift from Daddy’s Girl to Dad’s Caregiver

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Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. & Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. Have you ever wondered how you can give back to your parents emotionally what they have given you? It was painful for Tricia, as her father declined in his 80’s. “Dad and I shared such fun times together when I was young – he taught me how to […]

Recognizing the Need for Outside Help in Caregiving

Caregivers often don’t recognize when they are in over their heads, and often get to a breaking point. After a prolonged period of time, caregiving can become too difficult to endure any longer. Short-term the caregiver can handle it. Long-term, help is needed. Outside help at this point is needed. A typical pattern with an overloaded […]

Six Things That Cause the Elderly to Fall

By Marlo Sollitto, contributing editor with www.AgingCare.com Falls are the leading cause of death, injury and hospital admissions among the elderly population. In fact, one out of every three seniors falls every year. Last year alone, more than 1.6 million seniors were treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries. Several factors contribute to the fact that seniors […]

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer’s disease is often called a family disease because the chronic stress of watching a loved one slowly decline affects everyone. To help patients and their caregivers understand the changes that occur as the disease progresses, Alzheimer’s disease  is broken into early, middle and late stages. The symptoms and progression within these stages vary from […]

Maintaining Mental Wellness

Maintaining Mental Wellness

By Dr. Mikol Davis, Psychologist and Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, R.N., Attorney at Law The challenges of maintaining mental wellness and getting older involve increasing effort with the passing years. It is quite common for us to experience a sense of loss, as our physical body diminishes in strength and function. In addition we experience loss […]