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Telling a Loved One About Your Terminal Illness

Cape Girardeau End of Life Care

Telling a Loved One About Your Terminal Illness One of the most difficult things one could ever have to do is share their terminal diagnosis with a loved one. Learning that a loved one is dying is difficult for those of all ages.Here are a few simple “do’s” and “don’ts” in communicating this unfortunate reality. … Read more

Tips for Traveling with Alzheimer's Patients

Cape Girardeau Palliative Care

Tips for Traveling with Alzheimer’s Patients Summer vacations are time-honored tradition for many families. When a family member has early-stage dementia, travel may still be possible. However, it is important to take precautions to make sure the trip doesn’t become overwhelming.   Stick With the Routine When organizing travel for someone with Alzheimer’s, plan the … Read more

10 Summer Health Tips for Seniors

10 Summer Health Tips for Seniors While people of all ages face specific health risks, seniors have particular health risks that need to be understood and monitored, especially in the heat of the summer. Here are 10 summer health tips for seniors: Drink plenty of liquids. Drink eight or more 8-ounce glasses per day of … Read more