With In-Home Care in San Diego County, Can I Take Thyroid Medication (Levothyroxine, Synthroid) At Night Instead In The Morning?

Interesting new post from The Happy Hospitalist blog: How should I take my thyroid medication? I helped answer that reader’s question last year.  Well, new research backs up my response.  As someone who takes levothyroxine, I found this new research comforting. You can take thyroid medication in the evening instead of…

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Know Symptoms and Treatment for Aphasia

How to Recognize and Treat Aphasia in the Elderly

What is Aphasia? Have you noticed changes in the way your elderly loved one speaks or communicates? Perhaps he or she has trouble putting words together, remembering the names of things, or comprehending what you say. If so, the problem could be aphasia. Aphasia involves the inability to communicate normally…

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Caregivers Ensure Better Hospital Stay

Caregivers Create Better Outcomes for Hospital Patients

Caregivers Make All the Difference During a Hospital Stay When loved ones require a hospital stay, we expect the hospital to provide the best medical care possible to take care of their needs. What we don’t always consider, however, is how being alone in the hospital can affect a person’s emotional…

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Worry-Free In-Home Elder Care with a Medical Alert Device

After age 65, the chance your loved one will suffer a slip-and-fall accident rises dramatically. While there are steps you can take to reduce the risk that accidents will happen, it’s a good idea to have a back-up plan as well. The combination of in-home elder care and a quality…

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