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Keeping Home Care Clients Safe in a Pandemic

Many people ask how we are keeping home care clients safe during the Covid crisis. Most home care agencies serve the elderly population and they are the most vulnerable when it comes to Covid. Hopefully, this will put people’s minds

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Healthcare Will Rise Above

I struggled with what subject to write about this month. With everything going on around us it seems so strange to write about anything else but the COVID19 virus. Everyone has been overwhelmed with information on this virus. So many

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COVID-19 Guidance for Seniors

Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be

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Project Lifesaver

There are over 5 million people in the US diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Dementia and that number is expected to climb to an estimated 15 million by 2030. Statistics show that 59% of all AD patients have a tendency to wander

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Keeping Congestive Heart Failure Under Control

Current statistics tell us 5.7 million Americans are living with heart failure. 670,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. With the aging of our Country’s population, the problem is poised to reach epidemic proportions. This will have a devastating effect on

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Caring for Someone with Dementia

Dementia is a general term for loss of memory, thinking, and reasoning skills that are severe enough to interfere with the activities of daily living. In addition to memory, dementia causes problems with language, behavior and emotions. There are many

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Help Seniors Cope with the Loss of Independence

A loss of independence is a fear many seniors have. When this fear is realized, there are several ways caregivers need to help. According to an AARP study conducted in 2012, 57% of seniors over age 70 do not find

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Technology for Seniors

Technology can be useful in helping seniors remain independent at home. More and more seniors are using devices to help them perform everyday tasks, set reminders and enjoy music or e-books. Here are some to consider: Tablets and e-readers Many

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Caregiver Burnout: Signs & Coping Tips

Being a caregiver can be an exhausting and difficult task. It’s important to recognize caregiver burnout and cope healthily. Understanding caregiver burnout symptoms and coping mechanisms can help make caregiving more enjoyable and fulfilling. About 1 in 3 adults serves

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Habits Every Senior Should Have

As we head into the last quarter of 2018, the new year is not too far away, so it’s a great time to start thinking about putting some new habits in place. Here are several ideas for consideration:   Think

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