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  1. Apr
    20

    With each client, our CAREGivers pay special attention to what’s important to that person and connect with them through that “thing,” whether it’s a TV show they love to watch, their favorite flower, a game they like to play, or even a cat.   Read more

    April 20, 2017
  2. Apr
    18

    While most seniors fiercely reject the notion of needing any help even up to the point when the need for help is undeniable, aging in place is not something that can be done alone. Have a conversation with the aging parent in your life.   Read more

    April 18, 2017
  3. Apr
    13

    Truly great CAREGivers are diamonds in the rough. Finding those beautiful people is the single most challenging aspect of what we do at Home Instead Senior Care.   Read more

    April 13, 2017
  4. Apr
    11

    This year’s Chatham Senior Games will take place April 19–May 5, and Home Instead Senior Care of Chapel Hill is proud to be a Gold Sponsor.   Read more

    April 11, 2017
  5. Apr
    06

    Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to go today. Here are four easy ways to increase your longevity by almost 20 years.

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    April 06, 2017
  6. Apr
    04

    In the second installment of this series, we’ll take a look at the CAREGiver’s role of providing what we refer to as “personal care" -- things like bathing, showering, and using the bathroom.   Read more

    April 04, 2017
  7. Mar
    31

    "The talk" is not a single event as the term suggests but rather a series of conversations that bridge the gap between adult children and their aging parents.   Read more

    March 31, 2017
  8. Mar
    29

    Each CAREGiver brings his or her own unique personality, experience, and passion to work every day. Today, we’ll spotlight Kathy LaFone, who exemplifies what makes a CAREGiver.   Read more

    March 29, 2017
  9. Mar
    28

    Moving takes an emotional toll on a senior, as she says goodbye to her beloved friend and CAREGiver.   Read more

    March 28, 2017
  10. Mar
    24

    The decision to take away a senior's license or even begin to have conversations to that effect is a difficult one to make. It is important to remember the emotional impact that will be felt by the aging parent.   Read more

    March 24, 2017
  11. Mar
    22

    Home Instead Senior Care is partnering with EmergeOrtho to help people who are good candidates for bundled payment joint replacements get prepared for surgery.   Read more

    March 22, 2017
  12. Mar
    17

    Technology can benefit both seniors and caregivers, if necessary privacy precautions are taken.   Read more

    March 17, 2017
  13. Mar
    16

    Sometimes doing the easy things is more important than it seems.   Read more

    March 16, 2017
  14. Mar
    14

    Home Instead Senior Care of Chapel Hill and Mobile Rehab are helping seniors make practical lifestyle adjustments to prevent falls.   Read more

    March 14, 2017
  15. Mar
    09

    Having difficult conversations with aging parents can be tricky. The 40-70 Rule, a program created by Home Instead Senior Care, helps families navigate some of these sensitive conversations.   Read more

    March 09, 2017
  16. Mar
    06

    A look at the many things that comprise home care and how important they are to aging gracefully. Part 1 examines the CAREGiver's role of companion and home helper.   Read more

    March 06, 2017
  17. Feb
    27

    A family caregiver and her senior mother use resources to help protect their personal information from scammers.   Read more

    February 27, 2017
  18. Feb
    17

    Planning and assistance helps make a move easier for a family caregiver and her senior mother.   Read more

    February 17, 2017
  19. Jan
    27

    A family caregiver shares the experience she and her senior mother had finding the right caregiver.   Read more

    January 27, 2017
  20. Jan
    16

    Some planning and assistance helps make a happy holiday season for a senior caregiver and her family.   Read more

    January 16, 2017
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