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How does assisted living help the elderly and ill?

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
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In brief: Assisted Living

Senior assisted living refers to a residence where older people receive assistant with various aspects of their daily living: cooking, eating, transfers, toileting, transportation, washing, cleaning, doctor appts, etc.

In brief: Assisted Living

Senior assisted living refers to a residence where older people receive assistant with various aspects of their daily living: cooking, eating, transfers, toileting, transportation, washing, cleaning, doctor appts, etc.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: The brain

It is a progressive, uniformly fatal disease that can be acquired or familial.
It is rare, despite the media attention mad cow disease got in the recent past. It causes a rapidly progressive dementia and is caused by a microscopic "prion" protein product. There is no treatment. It is usually diagnosed by spinal tap, eeg and other neuro testing.

In brief: The brain

It is a progressive, uniformly fatal disease that can be acquired or familial.
It is rare, despite the media attention mad cow disease got in the recent past. It causes a rapidly progressive dementia and is caused by a microscopic "prion" protein product. There is no treatment. It is usually diagnosed by spinal tap, eeg and other neuro testing.
Dr. Theresa Redling
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