Pacific Cove Health Waves
Are you a proactive patient? - Chris’s Cancer Community
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As yet another week draws to a close, I have spoken to some very inspiring people, who are much earlier in their journey than me, but also want to ‘give something back’ for the wonderful help they have received during their treatment. They wanted to find out how to go about … Continue reading

Pacific Cove's insight:

Chris Lewis @ChrisTheEagle1 - Improving cancer support has become a crusade for me now, and has filled the void where my paid work once was.  #Seniors #Cancer #Caregiving


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Reduce Caregiver Stress, Save Time with 10 Caregiving Services - UnfrazzledCare
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reduce caregiver stress and save caregiving time with 10 caregiving services many of them free how to find them and where to look list resources

Pacific Cove's insight:

Taking the time to look into these services could save you much more time in the future, not to mention stress reduction. #Seniors #SeniorCare #Caregiving


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Hope grows for early detection of Alzheimer’s
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Some positive news in the field of Alzheimer’s research shows the rate of the disease is on the decline in the U.S.

Pacific Cove's insight:

Recent research shows a simple “scratch and sniff” smell identification test could lead to early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and dementia. #Alzheimer’s #Dementia #Caregiving


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The Future of Robot Caregivers
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Elderly people need everyday help, and there aren’t enough humans to provide it.

Pacific Cove's insight:

Caregiving is hard work. More often than not, it is tedious, awkwardly intimate and physically and emotionally exhausting.  #Seniors #Caregiving #Robots


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Virtual Dementia Tour offers glimpse of shattered life
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Morning Pointe of Brentwood was host of interactive

Pacific Cove's insight:

"I didn’t pass," she said after emerging from a room at Morning Pointe of Brentwood, an assisted living and Memory Care facility. #Alzheimer’s #Dementia #Caregiving


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Early Onset: Alzheimer’s Isn’t Just For Old People
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Of the five million people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, as many as five percent were diagnosed between the ages of 30 and 60. It’s called early

Pacific Cove's insight:

Health care providers generally don’t look for Alzheimer’s disease in younger people, so getting an accurate diagnosis of early onset can be a long and frustrating process.  #Alzheimer’s #Dementia #Caregiving


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Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men
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Three teens admitted they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said. They face murder charges.

Pacific Cove's insight:

The 15-year-old told an investigator that the trio “randomly” attacked homeless people throughout Albuquerque over past year, including more than 50 people since moving to the neighborhood several months ago, the complaint said.  #Seniors  #Homeless


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Boy With Brain Cancer Becomes Sheriff Deputy
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A young boy battling brain cancer has been named the “nation’s youngest special sheriff deputy” in Huntington County, Indiana.


Pacific Cove's insight:

#BrainTumorThursday - Wyatt Schmaltz, a 3-year-old with stage 4 neuroblastoma, was dubbed “Deputy Wyatt” by County Sheriff Terry Stoffehel in a ceremony Wednesday. #BrainCancer #BrainTumor #BTSM 


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Weeks After Brain Tumor Removal, Phipps Returns To Bucks’ Booth
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Bill Phipps has been the public address announcer at Clover Hill baseball games for about the last decade and a half. But the Bucks’ voice was missing for the last month as Phipps dealt with a brain tumor. On Friday night, the veteran returned to the small shed above the wooden seats at the Clover Dome.

Pacific Cove's insight:

#BrainTumorThursday - Doctors told Phipps he had a brain tumor on June 12. He had surgery 12 days later.  “They cut 80 plus percent of it out. Didn’t affect my motor skills at all. I was conversing lucidly when I woke up from anesthesia. I’ve had no side effects, I’ve had no pain,” Phipps said. #BrainCancer #BrainTumor #BTSM


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Retired Santa Cruz teacher overcomes brain tumor to enjoy outdoors
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SANTA CRUZ » For more than two decades, a golf ball sized tumor has gradually invaded Keith Kohnhorst’s brainstem, taking 16 years to slowly rob him of his hearing.

Pacific Cove's insight:

#BrainTumorThursday - “Even though I’ve become very limited, I can still experience some very beautiful things,” he said. “I can sit in the campsite. Lisa is cooking spaghetti. The kids are kicking a soccer ball. I’m surrounded by giant sequioas. It’s pretty special.”  #BrainCancer #BrainTumor #BTSM


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