Conditions

In this section you will find important topics, essential articles, local resources, and care lounge discussions designed specifically to help point you in the right direction and make caring for your loved one a little more manageable.

Topics

Below you will find more specific topic areas that will help you find the information you are looking for.

Arthritis

These articles about arthritis were designed to help you find ways to take good care of your loved one and yourself.

Cancer

These articles about cancer were designed to help you find ways to take good care of your loved one and yourself.

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease refers to any disease that affects the cardiovascular system, principally cardiac disease, vascular diseases of the brain and kidney, and peripheral arterial disease.

Condition Specific Resources

When a loved one is dealing with a condition or disease, finding good information resources about the condition will help you and your loved one prepare and know what to expect.

Dementia & Alzheimer's

Dementia and Alzheimer's cause memory loss serious enough to interfere with daily life. Dementia and Alzheimer’s are progressive diseases, with symptoms gradually worsening over a number of years.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin.

Incontinence

The losses of bladder and bowel control are common and often embarrassing problems. The severity of incontinence ranges from occasionally leaking urine when coughing or sneezing to not being able to make it to the toilet in time.

Mobility Issues

Mobility issues can have serious consequences for seniors, dramatically altering their quality of life. Discover ways to help your loved one adapt and get the most out life.

Parkinson's

Parkinson’s Disease affects a person’s ability to control his or her body movements. It is a progressive disorder, as the signs and symptoms of the disease become more pronounced over time.

Urinary Tract Infections

A UTI is an infection in the urinary system. The infection can be located in any part of the urinary system: the urethra, bladder, ureters or kidneys, but it is typically found in the lower urinary tract.

Warning Signs

Warning signs are objective evidence of a disease that can be recognized by a caregiver, doctor, nurse, family member and/or your loved one.


Care Lounge Community Discussions

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Local Resources

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