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Making the Decision to Stop Dialysis

Stopping dialysis will eventually lead to death in patients with advanced renal failure but may improve the quality of life in the time that is left. For patients with kidney failure, renal dialysis may be the only treatment keeping them alive, so...

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Caregiving for Tardive Dyskinesia

Caregiving for a loved one with tardive dyskinesia can have mental and physical health effects. Here are some tips for taking care of yourself. Tardive dyskinesia (TD) causes abnormal and involuntary movements that can affect one or more parts of...

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How Sexuality Changes After Stroke

Sexuality may be affected after a stroke. Find out what to expect and what you can do about changes in sexual function after stroke. Sexuality can change after a stroke. Strokes are rarely a direct cause of sexual dysfunction. But the stress brought...

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The Problems With Elderspeak

Have you ever heard an older adult spoken to as if she were a child? This is called elderspeak and it's got to go. Learn why it's demeaning and harmful. Elderspeak is a term that refers to the way some people speak to older adults,...

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Talking to a Loved One Who Has Dementia

Learn some basics about how to talk to people who have Alzheimer's and other kinds of dementia, including your words, tone of voice, and non-verbals. Communicating with someone who is living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia...