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When an aging parent says 'no' to a nursing home

When an aging parent says 'no' to a nursing home

Dr. Gene Dorio, a 28-year practitioner in the Santa Clarita Valley and a specialist in palliative and hospice care, stands in an examination room in his new Valencia office. Signal photo by Dan Watson.


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After the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s: Treatments and interventions

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and no drug or other intervention that will stop the progression of the disease. Medication currently approved ... » Read More
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When an aging parent says 'no' to a nursing home
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When an aging parent says 'no' to a nursing home

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Is it Alzheimer’s or dementia?

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Better make sure it's the tax man

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