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  1. Let’s Mark 25 Years with $2.5 Million
    July 02, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Paul and Lori Hogan are giving back $2.5 million to Home Instead Senior Care Foundation through the Give 65 program.   Read the full article.

  2. Laughter is Helping Raise Awareness About Alzheimer’s – Here’s How…
    June 19, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care and Hilarity for Charity use laughter to raise Alzheimer’s awareness to award in-home care grants to families in need. Partnering with Lauren Miller-Rogen and husband Seth Rogen jumpstarted the program 4 years ago.   Read the full article.

  3. 5 Ways to Manage Caregiver Guilt
    April 19, 2019

    Family caregivers experience lots of emotions that contribute to caregiver stress and guilt is a major contributor. Finding ways to manage caregiver guilt is essential.   Read the full article.

  4. Understanding Nutrition as Seniors Age
    March 25, 2019

    Ensuring seniors get proper nutrition as they age can be complicated for family caregivers especially if seniors have chronic medical conditions like diabetes, arthritis, dementia or heart disease.   Read the full article.

  5. If you have a brain, you have a reason to join the Alzheimer’s fight
    March 06, 2019

    It’s projected 14 million people will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s by 2050. It’s a public health crisis. If you have a brain, join this fight. Home Instead CEO Jeff Huber shares five keys to believe there’s hope in the fight.   Read the full article.

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    February 22, 2019

    "When you focus on emotionally meaningful goals, life gets better, you feel better, and the negative emotions become less frequent and more fleeting when they occur."   Read the full article.

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    February 18, 2019

    While there's no way to completely avoid falls, there are steps you can take to help prevent them.   Read the full article.

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    February 11, 2019

    When older adults are hospitalized, it often takes them longer to bounce back – if they are able to do so at all.   Read the full article.

  9. Let’s Put Dementia on the Agenda
    February 07, 2019

    Dementia impacts 50 million people today and will triple by 2050. It’s time to erase the stigma, take action and put dementia on the agenda. Home Instead’s commitment begins with care but extends into advocacy.   Read the full article.

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    February 01, 2019

    While heart events can sometimes be catastrophic, getting immediate medical attention can often lessen the potential damage and even save lives.   Read the full article.

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    January 25, 2019

    There is currently no cure for glaucoma and no way to reverse vision loss that has already occurred, but with early diagnosis, surgery and medication, further vision loss can often be prevented.   Read the full article.

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    January 18, 2019

    Whereas, at one point, the only relatable media available was The Golden Girls, now there is no shortage of books, TV and movies to which we can relate.   Read the full article.

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    January 11, 2019

    For older adults and those who care for them, the post-holiday slump can be even more pronounced.   Read the full article.

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    January 04, 2019

    There are many things we can do and help ensure that our choices about how and where we live will be our own.   Read the full article.

  15. Four Keys to Creating a Family-Like Corporate Culture
    January 04, 2019

    The four key things a successful business needs to create a family-like corporate culture from one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Culture recipients, Home Instead, Inc.   Read the full article.

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    December 28, 2018

    Recognize that your loved one may genuinely worry about losing his or her independence and being cut off from familiar friends and activities.   Read the full article.

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    December 21, 2018

    Over the years, we've learned a few tips and tricks that can help ensure a joyful, peaceful holiday for everyone – with minimal issues related to dementia.   Read the full article.

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    December 14, 2018

    Holiday treats can wreak havoc on the healthiest person's diet – let alone someone who has dietary restrictions due to diabetes or other health issues.   Read the full article.

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    December 07, 2018

    Thanks, in part, to the growing awareness about dementia – as well as the generosity and activism of individuals and organizations – this year has seen many advances in dementia research, prevention, treatment and care.   Read the full article.

  20. CAREGivers Bring Light to Seniors During the Holidays
    December 06, 2018

    Professional CAREGivers shine light on seniors during the holidays. These caregiving tips can help family caregivers keep the holiday spirit alive for senior loved ones.   Read the full article.

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