Archive for May, 2012

At-Home Caregivers: The Eyes and Ears (and Noses) for Seniors Living at Home

At-Home Caregivers: The Eyes and Ears (and Noses) for Seniors Living at Home

When seniors have the in-home help of a caregiver on a regular basis, they actually have a person who is fulfilling many different roles.  Some of th

Caregivers, Caregiving, In-Home Care, Parents Care

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Help for Senior Urinary Incontinence

Help for Senior Urinary Incontinence

A few years ago, “Tammy” called us in desperation.  Between working every day and caring for her aging mother, Tammy was burning the candle at bo

Caregivers, Caregiving, Home Care, In-Home Care, Senior Health Concerns

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The Parkinson’s Primer: 10 Tips for Parkinson’s Care

The Parkinson’s Primer:  10 Tips for Parkinson’s Care

When “Lars” was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, it was his goal to remain as active as he could for as long as possible.  He made sure to g

Caregiving, Family Caregivers, In-Home Care, Parkinson's, Senior Care Tips

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Senior Citizen Care: Combating Elder Malnutrition

Senior Citizen Care:  Combating Elder Malnutrition

When my client “Beatrice” was evaluated after a fall in her apartment, she was told that her fall and her subsequent fracture were because she was

Caregiving, Nutrition, Parents Care

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The Parkinson’s Primer: What is Parkinson’s Disease?

The Parkinson’s Primer:  What is Parkinson’s Disease?

At least once a day, “John” and his at-home caregiver Russ would be taking a walk, and John’s feet would simply stop moving.  They would litera

Alzheimer's, Dementia, Parkinson's

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