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In-Home Health Care vs. In-Home Caregiving – What’s the difference?

August 17, 2018

Very few things are really “one size fits all” and nowhere is that truer than in how we age. One can meet a 50-year-old woman who considers...

Talking About In-Home Care with Your Loved One

July 23, 2018

For anyone with aging parents, you know that any decline in health and capability can be difficult to address. If your parent’s home is not as tidy...

Outdoor Activities for Seniors to Enjoy

July 18, 2018

Many seniors love the outdoors, and getting outside is great for their health, both physical and emotional. There are many outdoor activities that a senior...

Healthy and Happy, how do we get there?

May 24, 2018

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”  Mahatma Gandhi When we were young, running around doing cartwheels in the grass...

Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

August 14, 2017

Ray lives alone in a single-story, 2 bedroom home with his jack terrier, who never seems to stop barking. Ray has terminal lung cancer.  He is a quiet...

Sliding Doors: A Lesson from the Alzheimer’s Mind

March 22, 2017

Benny grew up in an orphanage in New York City.  He was born in the 20’s and was placed in the orphanage by his mother, who had just gone through...

Top Five Concerns About Hiring Home Care for a Loved One

April 7, 2016

Thousands of families across the country are faced with decisions about finding care for a parent or loved one. These decisions may include whether to...

50 First Times Meeting a Parent: Learning to Live in the Moment

December 18, 2015

There are many things that make the heart ache when you have a parent or loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. The worst of them is when your...

Caring for Your Aging Parent Series

October 9, 2015

Fall Activity Ideas for Seniors Whether you are providing constant care for an aging parent, sharing the responsibilities with family members, or are simply...

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