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What Is Diabetes? Home & Hearth Caregivers Separates Facts from Fiction.

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“No cookies for you!” “You should stay away from eating bread, too!” With the rising number of diabetes diagnoses in America, the myths surrounding the disease seem to rise as well. For years, a number of common misconceptions about diabetes have added to the confusion in providing the best care, but the Illinois senior care

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Could You Be Suffering from Diabetes Care Burnout?

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From beginning to end, a day in the life of someone with diabetes is brimming with a range of tasks to keep the disease under control. Between medications, insulin injections, checking blood sugar levels, exercising, and handling nutritional requirements, it’s common to become overwhelmed. Home & Hearth Caregivers’ Illinois in-home elder care experts understand the

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Signs of Diabetes: Home & Hearth Caregivers Outlines Symptoms of Each Diabetes Type

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One of the common myths of diabetes is that it’s a one-size-fits-all condition. The reality, however, is that the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment plans can differ greatly between type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. To help clarify, the Illinois senior home care experts at Home & Hearth Caregivers provide the following breakdown to

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Top Tips to Overcome Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue

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According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, multiple sclerosis fatigue affects as many as 80% of those with the disease. Particularly important to pay attention to as we begin to move into the warmer months of spring and summer, multiple sclerosis fatigue is often further aggravated by heat and humidity and tends to get worse

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Home & Hearth Caregivers Helps Those with Multiple Sclerosis Through Whole-Person Centered Care

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Many individuals living with multiple sclerosis depend on some level of assistance for their activities of daily living. A few hours a day of practical assistance from a professional caregiver who is trained in MS care can save energy sources from being drained. Nourishing a person’s mind, body and spirit are essential when helping a

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Life with MS: How to Enhance Comfort at Home

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Jane Austen once said, “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” And for someone experiencing life with MS, or any other chronic disease, comfort is essential, as is safety. If your loved one has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the first step in caregiving should be to make the appropriate modifications so

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MS 101: Facts About Multiple Sclerosis You May Not Be Aware Of

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While there is not yet a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), hundreds of thousands of people in America are living with it – approximately 400,000 people to be exact, and of that, as many as 86% list fatigue as the number one symptom of the disease. The cause of MS is not known; it is

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Are There Really Safe Exercises for Older Adults?

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It’s no problem at all for us to get plenty of exercise while we’re young; physical activity is just a natural part of our hectic, daily lives. As we grow older, however, it’s not uncommon for the pace of life to slow down, sometimes quite dramatically; and there are many people who assume that with

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How Seniors Can Exercise at Home with Help from In-Home Caregivers

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A body that’s at rest stays at rest. If exercise has not been a consistent part of a person’s everyday routine, there are years of ingrained habits that need to be overcome before attempting to make activity a part of that individual’s daily life. Ensuring that regular, ongoing activity is a part of an older

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Exercise Tips for Seniors: Overcoming the Barriers to Fitness for Older Adults

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Engaging in a routine exercise regimen is daunting at any age. Working out is tiring. We don’t want to invest the time. We’re feeling sore from yesterday’s workout. We’ve all made excuses like these for not working out; but frailty and advanced age make it even more difficult to stick to an exercise plan. Home

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