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The Different Stages of Parkinson’s Disease

After Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease is the most common degenerative disorder that affects many Americans today. Because many people do not get diagnosed with PD in its early stages, the exact number of people who has it is difficult to determine. Along with its symptoms. PD has different stages according to how the severity of … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness: Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer (CRC), or more commonly known as colon cancer, is the third most common cancer that affects the people of the United States and the second leading cause of death for both men and women with cancer. This type of disease occurs when a tumor develops in the digestive tract. There are many health … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness: Heart Disease

With February being American Heart Month, let’s talk about heart disease. Heart disease refers to the range of conditions that can affect the heart. There are many kinds of heart conditions that fall under the heart disease umbrella. Today, we at ExPO Signature Home Care, a Home Care Provider in Manalapan, New Jersey will take … Continue reading

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A Guide to Understanding Aortic Aneurysms

Your heart is one of the most important parts of the human body, second only to the brain. During your lifetime, your heart will pump enough blood to fill three truckloads. Along with the heart (Cardiovascular), the lungs (Pulmonary) and arteries and veins (systemic) make up the human circulatory system. Within this system is the … Continue reading

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Illnesses You Should Look Out for During the Winter Season

The month of December means the beginning of the winter in many states and with it comes cold and snow. If you are living with and taking care of any elderly loved ones, there might be a need for you to prepare your home. During the winter season, the risk for slips and falls increases, … Continue reading

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Facts About Depression in the Elderly

Throughout the years, various media platforms depict young adults with Major Depressive Disorder. Though less publicized, MDD is also quite common among older adults. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Depression affects more than 6.5 million of the American Populace. Most of the people in this age group has experienced depression for the … Continue reading

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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

As one of the most common diseases that affect the elderly, understanding Alzheimer’s Disease is important when taking care of someone who is showing its symptoms or who already has it. ExPO Signature Home Care presents a brief guide to understanding what this disease is. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s Disease or AD is a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Empathy Toward Seniors

One of the basic needs of humanity is the need to be understood. Famous English poet John Donne famously wrote that “no man is an island,” fully expressing the idea that human beings need the company of others to thrive and achieve happiness. This is where empathy comes in. Empathy, in the simplest terms, is … Continue reading

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Nail Care for Seniors: Should Your Elderly Keep Their Nails Long?

When it comes to keeping a good hygiene, you should make sure that you include all areas of your body, even the smallest parts. This includes your fingernails and toenails. “Is it okay to keep your nails long?” It really depends. The decision boils down to personal preference. However, short nails may be better for … Continue reading

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Caregiver Stories: What to Do with an Elderly Who Is Outraging?

As a caregiver, there will come a point in your career when you will encounter a grumpy elderly patient. With it, you will get to experience and truly understand how challenging it is to pacify such patient. Given that, we provided a few simple tips, especially for rookie caregivers who are currently struggling to manage … Continue reading

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