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Senior Care

Heart healthy habits for seniors

Dr. Alan L. Wang graduated with his M.D. in 1996 from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas in 1999. He is also board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Tim Golden, BrightStar Care

Early Warning Signs of Dementia

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?”

Tim Golden, BrightStar Care

Ask the Senior Care Expert | What is Respite 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.

David Walker, Attorney at Law

Elder Financial Abuse

Our office is getting an increasing number of inquiries about elder financial abuse. Recurring situations include misuse of a power of attorney, and someone convincing the elder person to give them money.

Dogwood Forest of Grayson Helps Their Residents with VA Benefits

Life planning is essential in today’s economy, but the process can be difficult and overwhelming. While working through investments and 401K plans, you might want to also consider researching long-term care options and how to pay for them. As we age, our needs change so preparing well before there is a need is definitely a smart move.

Alzheimer’s: A Disease Without Boundaries

Alzheimer’s: A Disease Without Boundaries

I received an email the other day that said June 21st is “do whatever you love day” to help fight Alzheimer’s disease. This is an opportunity to team up with the Alzheimer’s Association to help end Alzheimer’s.