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Hydrate to Health

Our society is chronically dehydrated Fact: 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated.  Dehydration is a much more serious issue than people realize. At Connecting Hearts we want to raise your awareness of this issue so that you can make a more educated choice on how you can properly care for your health and hydration in […]

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We’re here to help

Connecting Hearts has 16 years of experience serving our seniors in the Northern Kentucky / Cincinnati community. During this time of our health crisis we are here to ensure our seniors safety and well being. Our specially trained caregivers provide safety – care – comfort.  We follow the health guidelines set out for us and

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What is Dementia?

Dementia is not a specific disease. It is a term used to describe a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills that is severe enough to reduce a person’s ability to perform every day tasks. There is often no known cause. Nothing can ‘diagnose’ dementia and there is

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Dehydration: The Silent Deficiency

Symptoms of Dehydration in Elderly People Look Like Dementia

Could there be a link between dehydration and dementia? Depression? And other illnesses? The brain is 75% water!   Symptoms of dehydration When a senior is mildly dehydrated they will experience symptoms such as: Tiredness, sleepiness, laziness, fatigue, lack of energy Confusion Forgetfulness Difficulty concentrating Difficulty making decisions Dizziness and/or light-headedness Irritability and/or agitation Headaches

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