Archive for April, 2012

Depression Is Not a Normal Part of Aging

Depression Is Not a Normal Part of Aging

“Lorraine’s” at-home caregiver always arrived on time and ready to perform her homemaking tasks, but Lorraine could never decide what she wanted

Mental Health, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Eldercare at Home: When Mom Refuses Help

Eldercare at Home:  When Mom Refuses Help

What do you do when an irrational elderly parent refuses help? “Lilly” wasn’t a Right at Home client, but she actually was a Right at Home cl

Alzheimer's, Caregivers, Caregiving, Dementia, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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5 More Common Errors in Taking Care of Elderly Parents

5 More Common 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

Boundaries, Caregivers, Caregiving, Falls, Family Caregivers, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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What Matters Most . . . and All That Jazz!

What Matters Most . . . and All That Jazz!

Helping people is what we do.  Improving their quality of life is our mission.  Sometimes it doesn’t take much to make people really, really happy

Caregivers, Caregiving, Companionship

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