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The Flu and You - What you need to know about Flu Season 2020-2021

The Flu and You - What you need to know about Flu Season 2020-2021

By Dr. Nicole Didyk

Posted Oct 23rd, 2019 in Caring for Others, GERI-Minute, Prevention

Think the flu shot is ineffective? That it can give you the flu? Get the facts!

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Never make your family promise not to place you in long-term care!

By Dr. Nicole Didyk

Posted Dec 15th, 2019 in Caring for Others, Legal, Planning Ahead

It is natural to want to extract a promise from a family member who may be making decisions for you in the future, such as never placing you in long-term care. But is that fair, or realistic? How does the family member feel if they have to leave a promise unfulfilled?

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Holidays with Dementia

Holidays with Dementia

By Dr. Nicole Didyk

Posted Oct 23rd, 2019 in Caring for Others, GERI-Minute, Planning Ahead

Holiday time can present a challenge when you have a family member living with dementia. Here a re a few tips.

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Why is gout so painful?

By Dr. Nicole Didyk

Posted Oct 23rd, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others, GERI-Minute, Aging Successfully

Gout is a crystal-induced inflammatory arthropathy, which is a fancy way of saying joint pain due to tiny crystals.

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