How do you spot Elder Abuse in Assisted Care?

How do you spot Elder Abuse in Assisted Care?

Assisted Care, Not Insisted Care: Where Do You Draw the Line When It Comes to Proper Care? Elder abuse has become an unfortunate reality for our aging population. News stories of seniors becoming the victims of abuse or neglect are all too common these days. According to a recent study conducted by the Nursing Home Abuse Center, it is estimated that between one and two million Americans, age 65 and older have been mistreated, exploited or injured by a caregiver. Unfortunately, seniors become targets of abuse because they may not have a real voice or understand what is happening around

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Signs of Dehydration

Signs of Dehydration

We are in the heat of summer and it's important that understand the basics about keeping your body healthy with fluids so you can prevent dehydration.   If you are exercising, spending time in the sun, or are under the weather, you can more easily become dehydrated.  Once dehydration starts your body begins to shut down, except for vital functions.  Luckily the body gives us symptoms to prevent dehydration from happening. Signs of Dehydration   The body will react to the need for water by giving of signs that you should recognize. The initial signs and symptoms of mild dehydration,

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