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Tim Golden, BrightStar Care

Hospice is a topic about which there much confusion. Hospice care is a relatively recent development in health care. Hospice care started in England in the late 40’s and brought to the United States in the 60’s. Unfortunately, many people have the idea that hospice is a place where people go in their last days.

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Tim Golden, BrightStar Care

Do you know what the leading cause of adult disability in the United States is? The title of this article gives you the answer. Stroke is also the fourth leading cause of death. Although most common in the elderly, it affects many younger people as well.

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Tim Golden, BrightStar Care

In most family caregiver situations there is a single person who does the majority, if not all, of the caregiving. Even if there are multiple adult children involved there is almost always a “point person” who is in charge. Often, there is only one person involved.

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Tim Golden, BrightStar Care

The most common reason people call my office seeking in-home care is that the caller is responsible for a loved one suffering from dementia and that loved one can’t be left alone. One of the most important things we can ask when dealing with loved ones as they age is “what are the early warning signs of dementia?”

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