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Living at Home with Arthritis - Family Caregiver Recorded Webinar

Dr. Amy D'Aprix discusses caring for someone with arthritis, from the symptoms and warning signs to the diagnosis and medical treatment

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What is Arthritis? Arthritis Education Series (1 of 7)

Dr. Eric Otterberg explains the types of arthritis, their levels of severity and the effect arthritis has on us all.

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Symptoms and Warning Signs: Arthritis Education Series (2 of 7)

Mary Alexander of Home Instead Senior Care explains the symptoms of different types of arthritis including Rheumatoid, Fibromyalgia and more.

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Arthritis Diagnosis and Doctor Care: Arthritis Education Series (3 of 7)

Dr. Eric Otterberg explains the types of diagnosis of arthritis and the kinds of medical specialists that can help.

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Common Arthritis Treatments: Arthritis Education Series (4 of 7)

Mary Alexander discusses the different types of treatments available to relieve arthritis symptoms.

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Prevention and Living with Arthritis: Arthritis Education Series (5 of 7)

Dr. Eric Otterberg discusses tips for preventing and living with arthritis.

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Arthritis Coping and Support for Sufferers and Caregivers: Arthritis Education Series (6 of 7)

Mary Alexander discusses the tools available for caregivers and family of those suffering from arthritis.

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Arthritis Help and Research: Arthritis Education Series (7 of 7)

Carlo Rinaldi discusses the important work of the Arthritis Foundation, their programs and how they are empowering people with arthritis.

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Flu Season Can Hit Seniors Hard

While the flu can get anyone down, older adults may be particularly vulnerable to the effects of these viruses, which could turn deadly fast. If you’re a senior or a caregiver to an older loved one, be sure you’re doing all you can to protect against the flu.

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Common Senior Conditions that Contribute to Hospitalization and Readmissions

While a number of factors can contribute to a senior's readmission to a hospital after being transitioned home, there are six common conditions that are the most prevalent causes.

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