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  1. Aug
    22

    In my duties operating Home Instead Senior Care of Chapel Hill, I try to stay updated on current issues affecting seniors. I recently read a rather disturbing article in Psychology Today, “The Dangers of Loneliness.”   Read more

    August 22, 2017
  2. Aug
    18

    A study published in the Journals of Gerontology says that having poor posture can as much as quadruple a person's risk of ending up in a nursing home.   Read more

    August 18, 2017
  3. Aug
    15

    If you are looking at a career change, I invite you to take a look at Home Instead Senior Care. As the premier provider of in-home care in Orange and Chatham Counties, we have grown exponentially.   Read more

    August 15, 2017
  4. Aug
    10

    Sometimes, because you're busy with your own life, you get down on yourself for not making enough time for your senior loved ones. There's an answer, and we're here to help at Home Instead Senior Care of Chapel Hill.   Read more

    August 10, 2017
  5. Aug
    03

    According to a study, seniors who live with purpose sleep better and are less prone to debilitating, sleep-depriving conditions like sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome.   Read more

    August 03, 2017
  6. Jul
    27

    Our goal is for every CAREGiver-client relationship to get off to a good start and quickly start reaping the benefits of a positive relationship.   Read more

    July 27, 2017
  7. Jul
    26

    A family caregiver and her senior mother update their living arrangement to benefit both their needs.   Read more

    July 26, 2017
  8. Jul
    20

    For an Alzheimer's patient, life exists increasingly in the here and now. Our challenge as family members and caregivers is to attempt to join them wherever they are in that journey.   Read more

    July 20, 2017
  9. Jul
    19

    As our loved ones age, some may reach a point where they require assistance around the clock. When deciding whether your senior family member has reached that point, it's helpful to consider what a typical day looks like.   Read more

    July 19, 2017
  10. Jul
    13

    There are three things that have been consistently found to be accurate indicators of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.   Read more

    July 13, 2017
  11. Jul
    12

    We believe that when our CAREGivers are fully trained, supported, and equipped with what they need, they’re able to focus completely on their clients. One of the ways we support our CAREGivers is through what we call touchpoints.   Read more

    July 12, 2017
  12. Jul
    12

    A family caregiver tries to remain positive while caring for her declining mother.   Read more

    July 12, 2017
  13. Jun
    28

    Franchise owner Stephen Lair talks about resisting the downhill trajectory of aging and instead asking, "What's next?"   Read more

    June 28, 2017
  14. Jun
    28

    Small changes to a family caregiver's diet and exercise habits benefit her and her senior mother.   Read more

    June 28, 2017
  15. Jun
    22

    A multi-generational family can be a tremendous blessing to everyone involved, but making it work requires a significant initial investment of both time and vulnerability.   Read more

    June 22, 2017
  16. Jun
    14

    CAREGiver Kathy LaFone gives her take on what it meant for her to care for her husband as he lived with a progressive neurological disease. Kathy later brought her talents to Home Instead Senior Care of Chapel Hill where she assists many of our clients.   Read more

    June 14, 2017
  17. Jun
    14

    Time away from her senior mother gives a family caregiver respite and an opportunity to reflect.   Read more

    June 14, 2017
  18. Jun
    07

    Lenore Labar, director of client relations for Home Instead Senior Care of Chapel Hill, shares with our CAREGivers her thoughts on making a difference with each of our clients.   Read more

    June 07, 2017
  19. Jun
    02

    A family caregiver finds focus and contentment while sharing a list of things she’s grateful for.   Read more

    June 02, 2017
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