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4 Questions To Ask Yourself Prior To Moving In An Elderly Parent

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If you’re considering moving in either one or both of your elderly parents, it’s important to take the time to ask yourself the four questions below. 1. What Type of Care Will They Need On a Regular Basis? Prior to taking on the task of caring for your elderly parent, it’s important to know what type of care they receive currently and what type of care they’ll need in the future. Read More»

3 Benefits of Going to CNA School

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If you are looking at potential job opportunities, you might be thinking about going to CNA school. However, you might still be unsure of whether or not this is the right career move. Luckily, there are a lot of benefits of going to school to become certified as a nursing assistant. These are just a few of them. 1. Enjoy Many Different Types of Job Opportunities One great thing about being a CNA is the fact that you are opening yourself up to a lot of different job opportunities. Read More»

3 Reasons Kids In Other Countries May Potty Train Before American Children

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Around the world, the average age of potty training is around 12 months of age, but in the United States, the average age of successful potty training is between 2.5 and 3 years of age. Even in the U.S., the average age of potty training has slowly been increasing over the past few decades. For this reason, you may find it strange that your child is not yet potty trained at age 2-3, and wonder if they are suffering from developmental issues, either physical or emotional. Read More»

When A Cold Turns Bad: 3 Signs You Need To See A Doctor

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There is no cure for the common cold, so going to the doctor usually won’t do you any good. However, many serious illnesses start out as colds, which means that your cold can get ugly pretty fast. If your cold takes a turn for the worse, you will ultimately have to see a doctor in order to get better. But how can you tell when you need medical intervention or another day of rest? Read More»

Three Steps To Take When You Believe A Loved One Needs Hearing Aids

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Having a family member begin to lose his or her hearing can be a challenge, but it’s hardly a rarity; almost one in four adults between the ages of 65 and 74 experiences hearing loss, and this issue is even more prevalent in those over the age of 75. When someone around you struggles to hear, it’s important that you don’t get frustrated. Instead, gently suggest that the person might benefit from a hearing test. Read More»