Archive for March, 2012

The 5 Considerations of Quality Senior Care

The 5 Considerations of Quality Senior Care

Prior to beginning homemaking services I usually tell my clients, “If our services don’t make your life easier, then they are not working the way

Caregivers, Caregiving, Home Care, In-Home Care, Parents Care

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Strolling Down Memory Lane

Strolling Down Memory Lane

What different times we live in compared to when our parents and grandparents were growing up!  We have outfits for every occasion and update our war

Caregiving, Companionship, Reminiscing

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Growing Old: There’s Still Work to Do

Growing Old:  There’s Still Work to Do

Older adults are managing two paradoxical developmental tasks: Trying to maintain control in a world where all control is being lost. Creating a

Family Caregivers, Mental Health, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips, Senior Psychology

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Diabetes Risk and Seniors: Do You Know The Symptoms?

Diabetes Risk and Seniors:  Do You Know The Symptoms?

“Shirley” was one of our senior care clients who had diabetes.  After a family member incorrectly trimmed her toenails, she suffered a serious in

Diabetes, Parents Care, Senior Health Concerns

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Parkinson’s: An Introduction

Parkinson’s: An Introduction

“Louise” called our office one day, struggling to speak through her sobs.  “I can’t get out of my chair,” she eventually managed to push ou

Parkinson's

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5 Commons Errors in Taking Care of Elderly Parents

5 Commons Errors in Taking Care of Elderly Parents

There are no fool-proof maps than can show the best way to care for an elderly parent.  But there are some common “potholes” that can make the ro

Alzheimer's, Dementia, Family Caregivers, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Driving, Senior Health Concerns

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