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Your Health For Tag "elder care"

  • Oral Health and Preventive Measures for Alzheimer's Patients
    Sep. 12, 2017

    Oral Health and Preventive Measures for Alzheimer's Patients

    General oral health

    When an Alzheimer's patient starts to exhibit symptoms of the disease, tasks that were once second nature can suddenly become challenging. Even daily routines, such as brushing and flossing, can be hard to remember – which is why gum disease and tooth decay are common in Alzheimer's patients. To help a friend or family member... More »

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  • Medications Can Affect Oral Health
    Sep. 1, 2017

    Medications Can Affect Oral Health

    General oral health

    As we age, many of us find ourselves with health conditions that require medication – and while medications can improve overall health, some may have adverse side effects on oral health. One of the most common side effects of many medications is dry mouth, which does more than just make you crave a cold glass... More »

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