Why Caregivers and Doctors Recommend Medical Alert Systems

Doctors know the importance of having round-the-clock medical monitoring, especially for high-risk patients. Any serious medical emergency could occur anytime, and because doctors have no accurate way of predicting when it would happen, the only logical way to manage it is by conducting 24-hour monitoring of the patient. However, such kind of monitoring is not […]

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Dementia Care Costs for Medicare Beneficiaries

The Alzheimer’s Association says that dementia is a general term for the severe mental decline which interferes with daily life. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, involving parts of the brain that control memory, though, and language. Dementia can make it difficult to complete daily tasks. Many of those suffering from dementia need […]

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Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers: What you need to know

(BPT) – Peggy Lavender, 63, of Brookhaven, Georgia, knew her life would change when her husband, Jim, 66, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s five years ago, but she never expected it to be this challenging. Following Jim’s diagnosis in 2014, Lavender managed to balance her career as a fifth-grade teacher with caregiving responsibilities, but as her […]

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