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The Complicated Relationship Between Alcohol & Dementia Care

The Complicated Relationship Between Alcohol & Dementia Care

As any memory care provider can tell you, there’s nothing simple about dementia care, treatment, and diagnosis. Certain factors, however, can make dementia care even more complicated than usual.  The Complicated Relationship Between Alcohol & Dementia Care Alcohol is a perfect example. Heavy alcohol consumption increases the risk of dementias such as Alzheimer’s, but it […]

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Is it Good or Bad for Your Bones?

Is it Good or Bad for Your Bones?

So you enjoy a glass of wine or two with dinner, the occasional cold beer with friends, or a fancy cocktail at social gatherings…  But have you ever wondered how alcohol might affect your bone health?  After all, research shows that once you hit age 40, you lose about 1% of your bone density a […]

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Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors

Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors

Alcohol and drug addiction is a growing problem for seniors, and it’s extremely dangerous. As we get older, our metabolisms change, and it becomes more difficult to process things. This can lead to higher intoxication levels and health complications. Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors One of the biggest challenges with senior addiction is that its […]

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When Roles Reverse: Talking to Parents About Alcohol

When Roles Reverse: Talking to Parents About Alcohol

In every parent-child relationship, there eventually comes a time when roles reverse. It’s a natural and inevitable extension of the aging process. The mom or dad who once changed your diapers, drove you to soccer practice, and applied Band-aids to skinned knees will gradually lose their mobility and independence, requiring greater help and supervision with […]

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