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  1. Feb
    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.

  2. Feb
    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.

  3. 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.

  4. Feb
    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.

  5. Jan
    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.

  6. Jan
    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.

  7. Jan
    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.

  8. Jan
    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.

  9. 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.

  10. Dec
    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.

  11. Dec
    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.

  12. Dec
    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.

  13. Dec
    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.

  14. 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.

  15. Nov
    November 30, 2018

    Older adults who are downsizing might even view new things as a burden – just one more thing to get rid of or find a place for in already tight quarters.   Read the full article.

  16. Nov
    November 21, 2018

    It's like a guidebook for some of the look-and-see signs that your senior might be having a problem, or that changes to their lifestyle might be necessary.   Read the full article.

  17. What Family Caregivers Need to Know About Medicare Changes
    November 20, 2018

    Family caregivers should understand the Medicare changes for 2019 to help guide senior loved ones in making Medicare decisions to meet their needs.   Read the full article.

  18. Nov
    November 09, 2018

    Sleep apnea is a potentially serious condition that occurs when a sleeping person repeatedly stops and starts breathing.   Read the full article.

  19. Thank You, Family Caregivers
    November 09, 2018

    It’s November – a time for reflection and gratitude. We want to thank family caregivers for their selfless dedication to caring for aging loved ones.   Read the full article.

  20. Nov
    November 02, 2018

    There are some seasonal favorites that make a great addition to an older person's (or any person's) diet.   Read the full article.

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