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Helping Seniors Maintain a Healthy Diet

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I am trying to work with my mom’s eating habits. She lives with me, but when I travel for work she has such a bad and irregular diet. If left to her own devices, she chooses processed microwavable meals that

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Providing Appropriate Pastoral Care to Seniors

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My mother was raised a Catholic and still observes those traditions and values. She is beginning to have difficulty recalling people and moments in her life. This is making her easily frustrated and depressed, with periods of anger when she

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Caring for Those with Dementia

My sister and I first thought the changes with Mom were part of the aging process. My mom would be forgetful of items like keys and dates of appointments. However, when we recently visited we realized that attention to her

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Making the Best of Short-Term Rehabilitation

My mother is scheduled for surgery at the middle of next month. She has a degenerative knee disorder and is showing signs of forgetfulness. My husband and I realize that we cannot give her the care that she needs for