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Should You Correct Family Members With Weakening Memories?

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It can be tough to watch a family member experience cognitive decline. Among other challenges, they may say things that seem false, and you might feel an urge to correct them. However, is it worth it ...

How Elders Can Connect With Grandchildren During the Pandemic

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The pandemic has made it especially difficult for seniors to connect with their families and see their grandchildren. According to the CDC, adults aged 65 and older are considered “high-risk”, so they...

How to Keep Elderly Patients Healthy Amidst the Pandemic

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Older adults are especially vulnerable to the effects of the global pandemic. Studies have shown that adults aged 60 and older — especially those with other pre-existing medical conditions like heart ...

5 Tips to Improve Caregiver Satisfaction and Reduce Turnover Rates

Caregivers are dedicated to helping others, but that doesn’t always outweigh the disadvantages of the profession, which means turnover rates can often be high. In fact, a study from 2019 showed that t...

Epilepsy Awareness: What You Should Know

Epilepsy Awareness_ What You Should Know

National Epilepsy Month happens in November every year. However, at Angels On Call, we aim to keep you educated and informed on any issues that may affect you or your loved ones all throughout the yea...

4 Tips For Families With a Loved One Dealing With Dementia

4 Tips For Families With a Loved One Dealing With Dementia

According to the World Health Organization, nearly 50 million people worldwide have dementia, with another 10 million cases appearing every year. It’s a wide-reaching condition that impacts hundreds o...

Black History Month: Celebrating Black Caregivers

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February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions that black people have contributed to our society, even in the face of barriers and stereotypes. At Angels on Call, we want to ta...

February is Heart Health Awareness Month — What Caregivers Need to Know

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February is the month in which Valentine’s Day occurs. It also just so happens that February is American Heart Month. During American Heart Month, we focus our attention on raising awareness about hea...

Winter Safety Tips For Seniors With Dementia and Their Caregivers

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The winter weather can create threats to the health of people of all ages. However, seniors with dementia face greater risks than much of the rest of the population. Ice, snow, cold, and less daylight...