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Archive for March 2019

Managing Diabetes Can Feel Overwhelming… but Serving Seniors can help!

Managing Diabetes Can Feel Overwhelming… but Serving Seniors can help!

What exactly is diabetes? Well, diabetes describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar). This occurs either because the person’s insulin production is inadequate or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. Once a person has been diagnosed with diabetes, they typically…

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What Redirecting Techniques Work Best When Family Caregivers

Caregivers Clay NY: What Redirecting Techniques Work Best When Family Caregivers Can't Get a Parent to Calm Down?

Can’t Get a Parent to Calm Down? Agitation is common with some health issues. It’s also possible if your parent is just fed up and can’t express the frustration easily. When your parent has reached that point, how do you get them to calm down? Redirecting is a technique used regularly by caregivers to calm…

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MARCH IS DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH

MARCH IS DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH

Diabetes is most definitely deserving of our attention and awareness. The good news, however, is that much can be done to manage and in some cases even reverse the symptoms of diabetes. Adhering to a plan that includes education on the disease process, following a healthy diet and exercise regimen, and learning about the importance…

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