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Signs That It May Be Time to Consider In-Home Care

11/27/2021

If your aging parent, spouse, or loved one is happy living independently in their home there will likely come a time when they will need some extra help around the home and with daily tasks. Family members often step in to provide support but hiring an in-home ...

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What is Care-Managed Home Care?

08/29/2021

When someone asks me this question, the first thing I tell them is the difference between Care-Managed Home Care VS. a Caregiving Agency is my stress and worry level. The difference really boils down to having a Care Manager manage and coordinate everything and ...

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5 Ways an In-Home Caregiver Can Help Decrease Feelings of Isolation in Seniors

03/06/2021

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Terminal Restlessness: This is What's Going On

02/13/2021

Terminal restlessness is a common syndrome that may occur near the end of life. People experiencing terminal restlessness show signs of physical, emotional, and/or spiritual restlessness, as well as increased anxiety, agitation, and cognitive decline. This occurs days ...

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Watching a Parent or Loved One Get Sick

01/31/2021

Watching a parent or loved one get sick and suffer sends you through a mirage of horrendous feelings. Watching cancer devour the body and mind of a loved one is very difficult, and I have now been through it twice. I watched as cancer ravaged my mother and took her ...

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A Sneak Peek Into Care Management

01/03/2021

In my life, and in my chosen profession of a Care Manager, there is no place for personal biases and prejudices. Everyone should be, and deserves to be, treated with empathy and listened to in a non-judgmental manner, and spoken to with respect. All people are ...

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What to Do When Your Parents Don't Remember You Anymore

11/29/2020

When the dementia or confusion gets to the point where your parent or parents forgets your name, it is devastating. Can we say heart breaking?

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The 5 Most Common Balance Problems in Older Adults

11/18/2020

When you're younger, good balance is mostly a matter of keeping your core muscles strong, and maybe feeling lucky you didn't inherit the family gene for clumsiness.

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9 Tips on Maneuvering the Healthcare System with Your Aging Parents

09/27/2020

Managing and navigating the healthcare system can be daunting enough for an adult, but for an aging adult, it can be a tremendous task. Couple this with the fact that they often can’t hear well, can’t see well, don’t always have all their faculties, and with the ...

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A Heart-Healthy Diet for Seniors: They Want Me to Eat What?

09/06/2020

How many of you have been to the doctor or discharged from the hospital with the recommendation to follow a heart healthy diet? You are not alone! Heart disease affects millions of people in the United States alone, and is the leading cause of death in seniors.

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