Posts Tagged Non-Medical Senior Care

Aging in Place: Making Your Home Work for You

Aging in Place: Making Your Home Work for You

As we get older, many of our homes no longer work as well for us.  But most of us want to remain in the homes we love. Fortunately, there are many

Aging in Place, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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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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Help for Senior Caregivers: Are Your Elderly Parents Over-Insured?

Help for Senior Caregivers: Are Your Elderly Parents Over-Insured?

When it comes to aging and taking care of elderly parents, there are topics that are more obvious than others. Is mom and dad’s home handicapped acc

Insurance, Parents Care, Senior Finances

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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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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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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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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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Alzheimer’s Disease – Points to Ponder

Alzheimer’s Disease – Points to Ponder

Right at Home, a company offering home care in Minnesota, provides ongoing training for our caregivers about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of

Alzheimer's, Dementia, Family Caregivers, Parents Care

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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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