Austin Kilham, Caring.com author



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Pet Adoption for Seniors — Mar 23, 2016
The positive impact of pet ownership can be tremendous for senior citizens. Studies have shown that owning a cat or dog can improve both physical and mental health. Pets he...
5 Top Vaccines for Caregivers — Aug 27, 2015
When caring for an elderly or sick loved one, you want to do everything you can to protect them; and this includes protecting your own health as well. Caring for a loved on...
Pro Football Tackles Assisted Living at Belmont Village — Aug 04, 2015
Earlier this year, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced that it will be opening an assisted living facility as part of its $1.3 billion expansion. The facility, which wi...
Belmont Village Helps Residents Share WWII Memories — Aug 04, 2015
“Six planes hit our ship. We lost forty men in about fifty minutes. But they just couldn’t sink the ship,” says Carl E. Clark in Thomas Sanders’s The Last Good War: The Fac...
At Belmont Village, a Circle of Friends Awaits Seniors with Mild Cognitive Impairment — Jul 31, 2015
Forgetfulness is considered a normal sign of aging--every healthy adult misplaces their keys or forgets someone’s name from time to time. For some, however, the problem can...
Multiple Sclerosis and the Risk of Blood Clots — Jul 16, 2015
A recent study shows that patients with multiple sclerosis are more than twice as likely to develop venous thromboembolism—the condition comprising deep vein thrombosis and...
Avoiding Deep Vein Thrombosis While Traveling — Jul 16, 2015
With summer upon us, many Americans have and will take to the roads or the air, traveling domestically and abroad. In fact, Independence Day 2015 saw the most American trav...
Deep Vein Thrombosis: Getting the Right Care — Jul 16, 2015
If you develop deep vein thrombosis (DVT), there are a number of treatments that your doctor may prescribe. DVT occurs when a blood clot develops in the deep veins usually ...
Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery: The Risk of Blood Clots — Jul 16, 2015
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the most common form of blood clots that occur after total hip replacement and total knee replacement surgery, as well as after a broken hip. ...
Blood Clots and Pregnancy — Jul 15, 2015
Women who are pregnant or who have just had a baby are at increased risk for developing blood clots. The most common type of clot in pregnancy occurs in the deep veins of ...