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9 Caregiving Beliefs that Damage Families

9 Caregiving Beliefs that Damage Families

  “Mom’s in assisted living. Everything is okay.” Assisted living and nursing homes are helpful tools to help ensure that your agin

Aging in Place, Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips, Senior Finances

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Companion Home Care: More Than Keeping Up the House

Companion Home Care:  More Than Keeping Up the House

What could be more important than having a tidy home?  For our clients “Kathy” and “Bill,” it was having their dignity and pride.  As a comp

Home Care, In-Home Care, Parents Care

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Eldercare at Home: Communication is Key!

Eldercare at Home:  Communication is Key!

I would say that 90% of the seniors we serve need assistance with weekly housekeeping, laundry, and other chores around their homes or apartments.  M

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Home Care, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Home Care is More than Keeping Up the House

Home Care is More than Keeping Up the House

“Grace” is an 87-year-old woman who lost her husband of 55 years about 14 years ago.  After his death, she moved into a beautiful one-level, two

Aging in Place, Caregivers, Family Caregivers, Home Care, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Role Reversal: Home Care Hos-pi-tal-i-ty

Role Reversal:  Home Care Hos-pi-tal-i-ty

It never ceases to amaze me how hospitable many of my clients are to me when I arrive at their homes for our initial meeting and assessment.  I have

Companionship, Home Care, In-Home Care, Senior Psychology

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How Love and Concern Can Dehumanize Seniors

How Love and Concern Can Dehumanize Seniors

Americans are busy.  We schedule our days full from end-to-end, and life becomes a series of items on a checklist.  Sometimes, our elderly parents b

Home Care, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Seniors are More Than Their Physical Needs

Seniors are More Than Their Physical Needs

It is pretty much a given that when assessing a senior for assisted home care, the client will have medical problems or physical limitations brought o

Caregiving, Home Care, In-Home Care, Mental Health, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Attitude is Everything

Attitude is Everything

“Bill Wallace” has been a client of our agency for about six years.  He was referred to us for non-medical senior care so that caregivers can pre

Caregivers, Caregiving, Home Care

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Hospice Care—Living While Dying

Hospice Care—Living While Dying

What is hospice care? Hospice, rather than a place, is a care model that can be used at home, in a hospital or nursing home setting, or in a specia

End of Life, Home Care, Hospice, Parents Care

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The Secret to Great Senior Care

The Secret to Great Senior Care

When family members call our office wanting information about our home care services for seniors to help them in taking care of elderly parents and re

Caregivers, Home Care, Senior Care Tips

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