3 Signs That You Need To Go To Urgent Care

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Sometimes, your regular primary care doctor is not able to schedule you for a same-day appointment and you are worried that you cannot wait another day or more to be seen by him or her. Before you head to the emergency room, you might want to check out the following signs of problems that may be able to be easily solved in an urgent care facility, which is usually less expensive and does not require as much time as what might be spent in a backed up emergency room.…

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Helping Your Senior Loved One To Prevent Malnutrition

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Whether it’s because of poorly fitting dentures or an altered taste, malnutrition is a serious issue for the elderly. If your senior family member isn’t getting the right nutrition, it can lead to a weakened immune system, increased risk of infections, and other health problems. Here is some advice on how to help your senior loved one prevent malnutrition: Add Spices to Foods As people age, their taste buds can change and certain foods don’t taste good anymore.…

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3 Signs Of Dementia To Look For In Your Aging Loved One

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Seeing someone that you love age and enter his or her elderly years can be discouraging. You might have hoped that you could care for them throughout their life, or hoped that their golden years wouldn’t be ridden with illness. However, many people become ill physically and mentally as they age, as in the case of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. If you have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, it is important that you are looking for the signs that the illness is progressing and that they need additional help and care beyond what you can give.…

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