Archive for the Parents Care Category

Staying Connected in the Age of Long-Distance Caregiving

Staying Connected in the Age of Long-Distance Caregiving

“Charlie” was devastated when his middle child took a new job and moved out of state.  At 65, Charlie’s health was waning, and although he was

Long Distance Caregiving, Parents Care, Technology

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Care for Older People: The Dangers of Loneliness

Care for Older People:  The Dangers of Loneliness

Connecting well with friends and family can help people stay healthier, age well, and live longer. In 2010, Harvard Women’s Health Watch reported on

Companionship, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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8 Tips to Ease the Burden for Spousal Caregivers

8 Tips to Ease the Burden for Spousal Caregivers

Approximately 6 million U.S. spousal caregivers offer in-home care to their ill, disabled, or aging spouses, but it’s often at the risk of stress-re

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

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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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Help for Senior Caregivers: How to Prevent and Detect Strokes

Help for Senior Caregivers: How to Prevent and Detect Strokes

In the next 40 seconds, someone in the United States will have a stroke. Are your elderly parents among those at highest risk? A stroke occurs when

Parents Care, Senior Health Concerns, Strokes

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What You Can Do to Help the Elderly During Cold Weather

What You Can Do to Help the Elderly During Cold Weather

I’ve had enough of Mother Nature’s winter wrath this year!  I’ve been fortunate to make it to work without a flat tire, without my car stalling

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Family Caregivers, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Understanding Arthritis and How to Treat It

Understanding Arthritis and How to Treat It

Arthritis is more than the common aches and pains of getting older.  For the roughly 50 million Americans diagnosed with arthritis—two-thirds of th

Arthritis, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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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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The Benefits of Senior-Youth Relationships

The Benefits of Senior-Youth Relationships

Our culture is now more age-segregated with diminished interaction between generations. With our increasingly high-tech society lacking in face-to-fac

Caregivers, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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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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