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When is constipation an emergency?

When is constipation an emergency? Constipation happens when you have difficulty passing stool or when you haven't had a bowel movement in three days. Everyone has been constipated at one point. Usually the problem is short-lived. The causes for constipation include: A change in diet A diet that contains little or no fiber Dehydration A [...]

By |July 10th, 2020|Categories: Personal Care|

A second wave of COVID-19 restrictions – what it means for caregivers

What does a second wave of COVID-19 restrictions mean for you as a caregiver? News reports over the last week have focused on a second wave of COVID-19 cases. States like Florida, Texas and Arizona have stopped reopening their states so that they can slow the virus spread. Los Angeles county which had opened up [...]

By |July 1st, 2020|Categories: Aging In Place, Family Caregiver|

Can a person die from dementia?

Can a person die from dementia? You've just found out your loved one has dementia and it's devastating. The same loved one who once was energetic and remembered details at the drop of a hat, is now losing these abilities. And you're wondering if a person can die from dementia. The answer is nuanced. While [...]

By |June 26th, 2020|Categories: Dementia Care|