Posts Tagged companion home care

Healthy Food Shopping for Senior Adults

Healthy Food Shopping for Senior Adults

Serving size. Calories. Total fat. The theme for this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” a reminder that every b

Nutrition, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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4 Parkinson’s Caregiving Insights

4 Parkinson’s Caregiving Insights

Nearly 1 million Americans are living with Parkinson’s disease, the nervous system disorder that disrupts body movement. Each year, more than 50,000

Parkinson's, Senior Care Tips

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Eldercare at Home: Can I Pay Someone to Play Cards with My Elderly Parents?

Eldercare at Home: Can I Pay Someone to Play Cards with My Elderly Parents?

As adult children taking care of elderly parents, we often consume most of our caregiving time addressing the medical problems and physical limitation

Aging in Place, Caregivers, Caregiving, Companionship, Family Caregivers, Parents Care

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Care for Older People: 9 Tips for Getting Your Money’s Worth at the Doctor

Care for Older People: 9 Tips for Getting Your Money’s Worth at the Doctor

As we get older, it seems, at least for many of us, that our trips to the doctor become more and more frequent.  To make things worse, our trips are

Hospital Visits, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Communication is Critical to Successful Home Care

Communication is Critical to Successful Home Care

As a non-medical senior care provider, we occasionally have clients calling to ask, “Why don’t you train people how to make a bed?” The answer i

Aging in Place, Caregivers, Parents Care

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Caring for the Caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver

When the caregiver burns out, what happens to the person needing care?  The answer is never good. Burnout can happen when a caregiver is overburde

Caregivers, Family Caregivers

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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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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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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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