Last Updated: December 27, 2018 Family gatherings are a wonderful opportunity to come together with the people you love, however, for someone with hearing loss, large gatherings can be overwhelming. Learn more about how to make family gatherings easier for seniors who can’t hear. 6 Ways to Make Family Gatherings Easier for Seniors Who Can’t…

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Last Updated: December 26, 2018 Because our parents and senior loved ones are especially prone to ailments that can negatively impact awareness, hearing and speech, it is important to understand these issues as well as how medical professionals can treat them. Learn more about six diseases that are linked to communication disorders in seniors. 6 Diseases…

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Greetings to all! After many years on a great website platform the national certifying body for caregivers has moved to WordPress! The move was prompted by a need for more functionality in order to better serve our students and those making inquiries into caregiver certification with the American Caregiver Association. The move to WordPress allows…

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With hard work and determination, Ann Statz lost more than 100 pound in preparation for knee surgery. Now she’s feeling much better and reaping the rewards of renewed health. For more than a decade, Ann Statz endured knee pain that limited her mobility and restricted her activity. The 59-year-old Eau Claire, Wisconsin, resident avoided stairs…

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For many family caregivers who are providing for a parent or senior loved one, caregiving is a full-time job without any breaks or vacation. So is it any wonder that after the all-consuming responsibilities of supporting a loved one have subsided, that caregivers are left with a new set of challenges and emotions to contend with?…

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