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Living and Thriving with Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. In other words, it is a chronic condition that largely affects the brain and spinal cord. It is also frustratingly mysterious, with no clear cause or cure. Though its symptoms and their […]

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How to Deal with Incontinence in the Elderly

It’s never easy to talk about incontinence.  In fact, many choose simply not to talk about it – not with their healthcare providers or with their family.  Incontinence, on its own, is not overly debilitating, however its effect on quality of life is massive and […]

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Essential Nursing Home Apparel for Women

In the first article of this series, we laid out some great options for nursing home apparel for men.  Now, let’s take a look at some essentials for women residing in skilled nursing facilities. When circumstances arise that make dressing a challenge, transitioning to adaptive […]

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Top Ten Activities for People Living with Alzheimer’s

Living with Alzheimer’s can cause confusion, stress and embarrassment when trying to interact in larger groups. It’s important to understand that Alzheimer’s is a chronic, progressive degenerative disease. Over time, patients can have a hard communicating with others. This doesn’t mean that an Alzheimer’s sufferer […]

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