Posts Tagged In-Home Senior Care Providers

Is There Such a Thing as a “Safe Discharge Plan”?

Is There Such a Thing as a “Safe Discharge Plan”?

A typical scenario is that an elderly person takes a fall at home. Whether or not there are resulting fractures, the family and/or physician is afraid

Aging in Place, Hospital Visits, 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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The Secret of Senior Mobility and Independence

The Secret of Senior Mobility and Independence

In 2014, when I flew out to visit old family friends “Ginny and Lars,” I was sad to see Ginny meeting me at the airport in a scooter. Since her di

Falls, Parents Care, Physical Therapy, Senior Health Concerns

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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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Keeping Track of Your Elderly Parents’ Health from Out of State

Keeping Track of Your Elderly Parents' Health from Out of State

There are many factors to consider when caring for a loved one, and of course, having them close to home makes the situation easier. But what do you d

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Long Distance Caregiving, Parents Care

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8 Principles of Parents Care

8 Principles of Parents Care

“Sue Ann” spent the winter of 2010 shut up in her condo.  Sue Ann was in her seventies, and leaving home meant heading down two sets of stairs an

Family Caregivers, Senior Care Tips, Senior Psychology

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Why Your Elderly Parents Aren’t Eating (And What You Can Do About It)

Why Your Elderly Parents Aren’t Eating (And What You Can Do About It)

So much of the care for older people revolves around medical issues . . . appointments, lab tests, hospitalizations, falls, and other complicated issu

Aging in Place, Nutrition, Parents Care

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A Hospital Classification That Could Cost Seniors Thousands

A Hospital Classification That Could Cost Seniors Thousands

After a hospitalization, it’s common to spend some time in a rehabilitation facility to get intensive physical and/or occupational therapy.  Most o

Family Caregivers, Hospital Visits, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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The Dementia Primer: 12 Tips on How to Get Someone with Dementia to Eat

The Dementia Primer:  12 Tips on How to Get Someone with Dementia to Eat

As a volunteer at an adult day care, Lorri was accustomed to the unique challenges of communicating with those who have Alzheimer’s disease and othe

Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Dementia, Family Caregivers, Senior Care Tips

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