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Most Recent Posts from April, 2015

  • Who Has the Right To Control the Sexuality of a Person with Dementia?

    A 78-year-old Iowa man was tried for third-degree sex abuse after nursing home staffers told him his wife’s Alzheimer’s had advanced to the point that she was no longer capable of consenting to sex. ... Read More
  • Parkinson’s Disease Life Expectancy: What to Anticipate

    Few diagnoses can be as devastating as Parkinson’s Disease. Often, people picture a life unable to control one’s movements and may assume it automatically means a low quality of life. Parkinson’s ... Read More
  • How to Bathe an Elderly Person

    Believe it or not, the bathroom is the most dangerous room in the house regardless of age, but for those sixty-five and older, the bathroom can become even more hazardous. Getting in and out of the ... Read More
  • Adult Foster Home: What is Adult Foster Care?

    As healthcare has developed over the past 50 years, the life expectancy of the average American has increased from 70 years in 1965 to 79 years today . With an almost 10 year increase, a new window of ... Read More
  • The Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy (and Speech Therapy)

    Often times, those who have suffered from an injury, accident, or a chronic condition will need weeks or months of care to recover and adapt to their new circumstances. The medical professionals who ... Read More
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