Posts Tagged Elderly Home Assistance

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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12 Tips for Communicating When Grandma Has Hearing Loss

12 Tips for Communicating When Grandma Has Hearing Loss

It’s a quiet Friday in the office.  The phones aren’t ringing.  The door isn’t opening.  No one is even searching through file drawers.  And

Hearing Loss, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Seniors and Reverse Adolescence

Seniors and Reverse Adolescence

It’s not unusual for seniors to exhibit a variety of unexpected changes in behaviors as they age. For example, seniors sometimes become difficult or

Caregiving, End of Life, Hospice, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Tips for Caregiving: Visiting a Person Who is Frail

Tips for Caregiving: Visiting a Person Who is Frail

[caption id="attachment_2318" align="alignright" width="295"] Margo Rose and her friend Mildred[/caption] It can be very awkward knowing what to do

Caregiving, End of Life, Hospital Visits, Senior Care Tips

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4 Family Caregiver Stress Busters

4 Family Caregiver Stress Busters

First, Dad needed help monitoring his daily medications.  Soon, he needed regular at-home care.  If you are taking care of elderly parents, you unde

Boundaries, Caregivers, Family Caregivers, Senior Care Tips

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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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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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