Posts Tagged home care in Minnesota

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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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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Caring for Someone with Dementia

Caring for Someone with Dementia

The following are a few suggestions given by seasoned at-home caregivers employed by Right at Home who work with people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s d

Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Dementia, Parents Care

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What is Hospice?

What is Hospice?

The following is taken from a presentation entitled, “Always to Care: The Soul of End of Life Ethics and Decision Making,” presented by David Hott

End of Life, Hospice

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Educate Seniors Before They Lose Their Life Savings

Educate Seniors Before They Lose Their Life Savings

Rick Kupchella’s Bring Me the News recently reported of an 80-year-old Stewartville woman who lost her entire life savings—$162,000—in a common

Exploitation

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Healthy Aging: Accepting Change

Healthy Aging:  Accepting Change

After 7 years, it was time for my client “Sadie” to have a new at-home caregiver.  Her long-time caregiver “Mary” had to leave.  I have to a

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Companionship, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Elder Care in Minnesota: Parkinson’s Care

Elder Care in Minnesota: Parkinson's Care

Although Parkinson’s disease is not fatal itself, the Centers for Disease Control lists Parkinson’s complications as the 14th leading cause of dea

Caregiving, Parkinson's

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Senior Citizen Care: Ideas for Reducing Paper Piles

Senior Citizen Care:  Ideas for Reducing Paper Piles

Magazines, circulars, credit card offers, and sales ads pile up.  Oh, and don’t forget the sweepstakes contests that are routinely sent to vulnerab

Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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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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