Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Understanding Skin Cancer in Seniors
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Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Understanding Skin Cancer in Seniors

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a time when healthcare professionals and organizations come together to speak up about skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with an estimated 9,500 people diagnosed daily. While skin cancer can affect anyone, seniors are particularly vulnerable. This article will explore…

Coping with Parkinson’s Disease: Working with a Care Manager

Coping with Parkinson’s Disease: Working with a Care Manager

Parkinson’s Disease is a degenerative neurological disorder that affects movement, coordination, and balance. It can cause problems with walking, speaking, and other everyday activities. While the physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can be challenging and overwhelming, the emotional toll it takes on those directly affected and their loved ones can be just as significant. Managing…

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness: Why it Matters

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness: Why it Matters

Parkinson’s disease impacts millions of people worldwide and could be affecting someone you know, whether it’s a family member, friend, or acquaintance. This chronic and progressive neurological disorder can significantly impact a person’s quality of life, making it essential to raise awareness about the disease and its effects. Raising awareness of and educating people about…

World Parkinson’s Day: Making a Difference

World Parkinson’s Day: Making a Difference

Every year on April 11th, World Parkinson’s Day is celebrated around the world to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease (PD) and to provide support for those living with it. The day brings together patients, aged care managers, doctors, researchers, and advocates from across the globe in a unified effort to make a difference in the…

Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What is Parkinson’s Disease?

It’s officially Parkinson’s Awareness Month– an international observance that takes place every April. Over the years, this incredible month has become a global event that highlights the need for more research, a greater understanding of the condition, and increased support for people affected by it. When a loved one is struggling with Parkinson’s disease, it…

Social Workers and Senior Care: Knowing Your Resources

Social Workers and Senior Care: Knowing Your Resources

At any given time, it is estimated that 45 million people in the United States are over the age of 65. This is a massive demographic that social workers and senior care managers are ready to serve. As the population ages, more and more seniors will need social services, from helping with basic needs like…

Senior Care Managers vs. Social Workers: How They Differ

Senior Care Managers vs. Social Workers: How They Differ

When people hear the term ‘social worker’, they rarely associate it with senior care. Yet social workers and senior care managers share many similarities – one being that they are both great resources for seniors and their families. Senior care managers and social workers are both valuable professionals in the senior care industry, each having…

Medication Management: Providing Peace of Mind

Medication Management: Providing Peace of Mind

As we age, our bodies undergo changes that can affect how we respond to medication. As a result, it’s important for seniors to take a proactive approach to managing their medications. That’s why medication management is essential to senior care, providing peace of mind for seniors and their families. By understanding the importance of medication…

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