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How to Help an Elder Who Doesn’t Want to Eat

Family caregivers are sometimes faced with the challenge of an elderly loved one who doesn't want to eat. Whether the problem is caused by a simple decrease in appetite, or the senior becomes physical…

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Celiac Disease in the Elderly

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Though more commonly thought of as a disease that manifests in youth and young-adulthood, celiac disease is being diagnosed in the elderly with increasing frequen…

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Is Your Parent Ready for Assisted Living?

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor No one wants to move from their home into assisted living. However, in some cases, it is the best option to keep elderly or aging parents safe a…

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