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Alzheimer’s and Agitation: A Surprising New Medication?

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Aging Parents | Comments Off on Alzheimer’s and Agitation: A Surprising New Medication?

This intriguing article from NBC News suggest that a combination drug of dextromethorphan – a cough suppressant – and the anti-arrhythmic drug quinidine may markedly reduce agitation in some...

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Aging Parents: Time To Move?

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Aging Parents | Comments Off on Aging Parents: Time To Move?

Helping aging parents consider a change in living accommodations is a delicate process. Before offering unwanted advice about where to live, adult children should first undertake a compassionate assessment of the...

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