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MANAGING DYSPHAGIA IN RESIDENTS WITH DEMENTIA

MANAGING DYSPHAGIA IN RESIDENTS WITH DEMENTIA

SKILLED INTERVENTION FOR A COMMON—AND TROUBLING—DISORDER BY SUE CURFMAN, MA, CCC Source of article: Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management Adapted with permission from an original article published at www.speechpathology.com. Research and
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Mobility Aids for Caregivers

Mobility Aids for Caregivers

Whether this is your spouse, parent, or patient, it's your job to get them to the doctor by 10:30. The person would rather do it by themselves--if they could. They want to; they are motivated. But they simply aren't physically able. So think of
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[Traveling with Seniors Part 2] Portable Transfer Aids for Room Mobility

[Traveling with Seniors Part 2] Portable Transfer Aids for Room Mobility

There’s nothing like your own room and your own bed. Dealing with cramped hotel rooms can be difficult for seniors because they lack the conveniences found at home. For the second installment of our Traveling with Seniors series, we’re going to
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[Traveling with Seniors Part 1] Getting in and out of the car easier

[Traveling with Seniors Part 1] Getting in and out of the car easier

Traveling with seniors doesn’t have to be difficult. Once you have your travel plans in place, make sure you have the right equipment to make it happen smoothly. This is Part 1 of our series “Make Traveling with Seniors Easier.” In this
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Fully Independent Mealtimes (With a Little Help)

Fully Independent Mealtimes (With a Little Help)

Your patient, spouse, or parent has difficulties with self-feeding because of arthritis, stroke, or other ailments. They enjoy mealtimes considerably more when they can do it independently. You would like to help. How can you do this? The fact
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