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Surgery coming? How to plan your recovery

This article, about planning for surgery, was first published on July 30, 2021 at TAKE MY HAND AT-HOME CARE If…
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How to prepare a home for aging in place

This article, about aging in place, was first published on JULY 1, 2021 at TAKE MY HAND AT-HOME CARE On July…
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Consuming a diet with more fish fats, less vegetable oils can reduce migraine headaches

Migraine Headaches: Press Release from National Institute on Aging, June 30, 2021 Chronic ConditionsClinical ResearchDietary RestrictionNeuroscienceNutrition Chip Rose, 301-496-1752, NIAPressTeam@mail.nih.gov NIAAAPressOffice@mail.nih.gov…
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Don’t miss your yearly checkup

JUNE 1, 2021 BY TAKE MY HAND AT-HOME CARE Don’t overlook the value of a yearly health screening. There’s a reason…
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How to identify strokes — and help prevent them — in an elderly loved one

MAY 6, 2021 BY TAKE MY HAND AT-HOME CAREAs we age, our risk of stroke increases. According to the Mayo Clinic, those older…
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Help! My Memory is Aging

Help! My Memory is Aging is contributed by Island Hospital and written by Libby Lewis, MA, CCC-SLP | First published…
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Five simple ways seniors can lower cholesterol

This article, about how to lower your cholesterol, was first published by Sue Sorenson, on April 6, 2021 at TAKE…
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PeaceHealth Offers Comfort and Dignity for End-of-Life Care

Authored by and republished with permission from WhatcomTalk (whatcomtalk.com) When a serious illness becomes terminal, it can be difficult to…
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Lookin’ at Life: It’s All in How You See It!

Lookin’ at Life | by Vicki McCarty, Care Tender Ministries M‌aybe it’s because I was born in a place in…
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Safety is No Accident

Hooray! Warm weather is right around the corner, and we’re ready to get outside. Take time now to prepare your…
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Exceptional Care from Exceptional Healthcare Professionals

Exceptional Care is contributed by WhidbeyHealth | Spring 2021 Our rural community is fortunate to have our own hospital and…
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Addressing Later-Life Sleep Problems

Addressing Later-Life Sleep Problems is contributed by Right at Home Northwest | Spring, 2021 Some changes in our sleep patterns…
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Six Tips for a Conversation About Alzheimer’s or Dementia

A Conversation About Alzheimer’s or Dementia is contributed by Carrie McBride, Alzheimer’s Association | Spring 2021 If you notice signs…
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Frequently Asked Questions: COVID 19 Vaccine

Mary Bavaro, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Skagit Regional Health Excellent News about COVID-19 Vaccinations: With the late February 2021 approval of…
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Eyelid Surgery: A Brighter View

by Ingrid A. Carlson, MD, Northwest/ Whatcom Eye Surgeons. Do your eyes feel heavy and tired? Do you give up…
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Prevent Heart Disease Through Strength Training

by Anthony Hamilton, Fitness Trainer | Ageless Fitness – 2021, Spring/Summer Lower or Prevent Heart Disease. People say they want…
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Return to Travel – Inspiration Awaits!

Laurie Robinson, CLIA Master Cruise Counselor | Spring/Summer, 2021 Travel? Can we do that? The short answer is “Yes!” Not…
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How to identify elder fraud scams — and help those you love

This article was first published on March 3, 2021 BY TAKE MY HAND In today’s world, money scams that prey on the…
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How technology can help loved ones with dementia

This article was first published on February 2, 2021 BY TAKE MY HAND   As an aid for older people with dementia…
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How to Spot Cognitive Decline in a Loved One

  How to Spot Cognitive Decline in a Loved One is contributed by Sue Sorenson | Take My Hand At Home Care |…
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