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Hearing Loss and Elder Care

Hearing loss is a common issue that affects many elderly people. There are ways to combat hearing loss and help your loved one continue with their normal life. But, that does not mean that hearing loss is not inconvenient. It can be frustrating and even dangerous if your loved one cannot understand what doctors and other [...]

By |2017-05-11T18:39:52+00:00February 25th, 2016|Neglect & Abuse, Nursing Home Care|Comments Off on Hearing Loss and Elder Care

Abuse and Whistleblowing

While you try to choose a good nursing home for your loved one, you can’t watch over them 24/7. Sometimes, the people who should help your loved one become lazy or abusive in their jobs. This is a terrible thought, and there are many ways that you can reduce the risk of neglect and abuse for your [...]

By |2017-05-11T18:59:15+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Getting Help, Neglect & Abuse|Comments Off on Abuse and Whistleblowing

Should Elderly Prisoners be Released?

As the American senior citizen population continues to increase, in part due to the Baby Boomer Generation, we face an interesting conundrum – should we let elderly criminals out of jail? According to a WSJ report, by 2030, a third of America’s prisoners will be age 50 or older. People feel passionately about both sides of [...]

By |2017-05-11T19:06:15+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Elderly Crime|Comments Off on Should Elderly Prisoners be Released?

Elderly Nutrition Tips

Nutrition is an important part of a healthy lifestyle for everyone, but it can be especially significant for the elderly. Maintaining a healthy and well-balanced diet can combat negative aspects of certain diseases, prevent illness, and improve energy among elderly people. In a previous article, I talked about how to spot good vs. bad meal [...]

By |2017-05-11T19:15:46+00:00February 18th, 2016|Exercise, Healthy Heart, Neglect & Abuse|Comments Off on Elderly Nutrition Tips

Organizations to Help the Elderly Stay Healthy or Recover From Abuse

It can be overwhelming when you are trying to make sure that your aging loved one has the help they need. Luckily, with the rise of the internet, there are more resources available to you than ever. These resources can be accessed easily and used to determine how to best treat your loved one. Here, I [...]

By |2018-09-20T17:44:23+00:00February 16th, 2016|Helping Your Loved One, Neglect & Abuse|Comments Off on Organizations to Help the Elderly Stay Healthy or Recover From Abuse

DUI and Hit and Run Accidents

Two significant problems on the road in today’s society include DUIs and hit and run accidents. Combined, DUI and hit ad runs make up nearly half of all traffic fatalities in Connecticut. 92 of Connecticut’s 220 traffic fatalities in 2011 happened because of drunk drivers. Also, ten deaths happened because of hit and run drivers. Even more hit [...]

By |2017-05-11T19:21:45+00:00February 16th, 2016|DUI Arrests in Connecticut, DUI Impact|Comments Off on DUI and Hit and Run Accidents

Hospice Care

When your loved one reaches the last stages of their life, this can be hard on you and your family. Coping with this kind of change can be difficult for your family. But, it can be especially hard for your loved one as they have to come to terms with a terminal illness. Luckily, there are ways [...]

By |2017-05-11T19:30:22+00:00February 11th, 2016|Care Options, Helping Your Loved One, Neglect & Abuse|Comments Off on Hospice Care

Sharing Care with Family Members

In another article, I talked about respite care. I talked about how it can give you a well deserved break from caring for your elderly loved one. One way to get regular respite care is by sharing the responsibility of caring for your loved one with other members of your family. This is a good [...]

By |2017-05-11T19:35:06+00:00February 9th, 2016|Care Options, Helping Your Loved One, Neglect & Abuse|Comments Off on Sharing Care with Family Members

Common Questions About Connecticut Violation of Probation

When you fail to follow the conditions of your probation it is a violation of probation. If you fail to follow any of your conditions or you get arrested, your probation officer may return your case to court. You will have court hearing and they can prove a violation, you may face jail time. Probation is [...]

By |2018-09-19T17:46:16+00:00February 9th, 2016|Court|Comments Off on Common Questions About Connecticut Violation of Probation

Respite Care

Every family chooses to care for an aging loved one in a different way. Some might choose to get in home health services so that their loved one can continue with their day-to-day tasks safely. Others might decide that their loved one needs additional care, and send them to a nursing home. Still others might have a [...]

By |2017-05-12T14:15:04+00:00February 4th, 2016|Care Options, Neglect & Abuse|Comments Off on Respite Care