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  • Differences between Alzheimer's treatments and dementia treatments

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    If you’re unsure what the differences between Alzheimer’s treatments and dementia treatments are, you are certainly not alone. The first step that one must take in understanding the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia is to understand that there is indeed a clearly defined line between the two.

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  • Understanding insurance coverage and the stages of cancer

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    If you have recently found out that you or a loved one has cancer, it goes without saying that you are going through a very difficult period in your life. Your doctor will likely give you a number that describes the extent to which the cancer has spread. The stages of cancer take into account a variety of factors, which include the tumor size and whether or not it has metastasized to other parts of the body. This article will explore the stages of cancer and also how to obtain the medical insurance coverage that you need.

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  • Fall proofing your home

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    If you are concerned about elderly safety—whether your own or someone else’s—there are a number of precautions you can take to significantly lessen the risks of a potentially dangerous fall. As we age, we may find it increasingly difficult to get around our home, making it necessary to make adjustments and additions to increase safety. Many of these “helpers” can be installed on your own–even if you’re only marginally handy–while more extensive aids may require the services of a contractor or handyman in the senior home.

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  • Recognizing the onset of Alzheimer's and finding Alzheimer's living and Alzheimer's care options

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    Hearing that you or a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease is a difficult moment, but once a diagnosis is given, it is time to look for Alzheimer's care options.  When it comes to finding appropriate Alzheimer’s treatment, it is necessary to carefully evaluate the prospective options carefully.  In this article, we will take a closer look at recognizing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s as well as finding quality Alzheimer care.

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  • How to achieve pain free diabetes testing

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    When you undergo diabetes testing for glucose monitoring, it can be painful since you have to get a drop of blood from your finger.  While some people don’t mind this method of testing, others find it to be very unpleasant. Unfortunately, when this test is painful, it those with diabetes are more likely to skip regular testing, which is important to maintaining good health.  The good news is that new methods of diabetes testing have been developed which are virtually pain free.  

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  • Online medical supplies and wholesale medical supplies - Selecting a medical equipment vendor

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    When it comes time to make important decisions regarding online medical supplies and wholesales medical supplies, there are a few important factors to take into consideration.  In this article, we will look at some of what you should consider when you are looking to buy your supplies.  There are several factors that must be placed at the top of your list, such as reliability, price and access to the latest and best in medical supplies.  After all, if your vendor isn’t able to meet your needs in this regard, it might be time to find another vendor!  

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  • FAQs about Alzheimer's housing and Alzheimer's home care

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    The decision to place a loved one in Alzheimer’s housing or find Alzheimer’s home care for a loved one is an important one and more than likely raises more than a few questions.  In this article, we will examine some of the frequently asked questions regarding Alzheimer’s home care and Alzheimer’s housing.

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  • Parkinson's treatment options begin with early diagnosis

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    The symptoms of Parkinson’s tend to worsen as the condition progresses. Therefore, it is important to get quality Parkinson’s health care as early as possible.  This disease impacts the nervous system and it effects the movements of the body.   While there are a few early signs of the illness that are obvious, such as a slight tremor in one of the hands, there are other signs to watch for as well.  If you determine that you may have signs that point to Parkinson’s, it is important to get to the doctor as soon as possible to discuss potential Parkinson’s treatment options.

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  • Exploring diabetes treatment options

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    While diabetes has been a serious health concern for people of all ages for many years, fortunately, new medical diabetes treatment options are coming available.  Of course, positive changes in lifestyle can also make a huge difference. This article will explore some of the best diabetes treatment choices and how they can benefit your health.

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  • A guide to controlling diabetes with diabetic test supplies

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    If you have recently found out that you have diabetes, it is important to realize that you can still live a healthy and productive life even amongst the hassle of blood tests and diabetic test supplies. Of course, your doctor will provide you with various guidelines for controlling your illness.  However, there are various day-to-day routines that you will need to keep in mind.

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  • An evaluation of housing, in-home care and living communities for those with Alzheimer's options

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    Evaluating options for Alzheimer’s housing, Alzheimer’s in-home care and Alzheimer living communities are quite important for overall patient treatment.  If you have a loved one that has Alzheimer’s disease, it is important to carefully weigh your care options before making a final decision. In this article, we will look at few of the key factors that should be considered when you make your decisions for Alzheimer’s housing options.

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  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes and insurance coverage

    Aug 15, 2018 | Posted by Admin

    If you just found out that you have diabetes, there are a variety of factors that you will need to start to consider including proper treatment and maintenance as well as insurance coverage benefits that you can receive. However, one of the first things that you will want to find out is whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. This article will explore the differences between the two types of diabetes as well as how seniors can potentially cover treatment costs for this illness.

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