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  • Pulmonary Embolism in Elderly Adults: What To Know

    Pulmonary embolism is a blockage of one of the main arteries in your lungs. It is caused by a blood clot that travels to the lungs from the leg. Unfortunately, pulmonary embolism is common and ... Read More
  • Signs of Dementia: Paranoia, Accusations, and Lying

    Dealing with an elderly parent lying can be quite cumbersome. If your loved one has dementia and is frequently lying, you may be wondering the following questions. Does someone with dementia tell ... Read More
  • Dementia and OCD: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Elderly Adults

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) causes persistent, upsetting thoughts (obsessions) that cause anxiety which the sufferer then uses rituals (compulsions) to control. When obsessive-compulsive ... Read More
  • Gurgling at End of Life: What Does the "Death Rattle" Sound Like?

    Preparing for the end of life can involve a range of emotions but it can also involve unusual ailments. This includes gurgling at the end of life. This sound is commonly referred to as the “death ... Read More
  • How to Help an Elderly Adult Gain Weight

    One of the (many) challenges of being a caregiver for an elderly person is helping them maintain a healthy weight. There are many reasons a senior may lose weight in old age. Weight loss may be a side ... Read More
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