Archive for July, 2012

How May We Help You? Let Us Count the Ways . . .

How May We Help You?  Let Us Count the Ways . . .

During the initial home meeting prior to the start of home care services for seniors, many elderly folks have trouble thinking of things with which th

Caregivers, Caregiving, In-Home Care, Senior Care Tips

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Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

Unless you are doing it yourself, it’s difficult to imagine just how demanding caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can be.  Being “ale

Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Dementia, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Senior Scams: Help, Grandma, I Need Money Now!

Senior Scams:  Help, Grandma, I Need Money Now!

Foreign lotteries, investment fraud, reverse mortgages, predatory sales practices, ponzi schemes, counterfeit check, and money order schemes . . . The

Caregiving, Exploitation, Family Caregivers, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Care for Older People: 9 Tips to Fight the Heat

Care for Older People:  9 Tips to Fight the Heat

Wall Drug isn’t the only home to free ice water.  Last week, I was in a large senior high-rise and the management had posted signs saying, “Free

Caregiving, Diabetes, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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