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  1. Apr
    April 20, 2018

    Self-care, including making sure you get enough sleep, is one of the most important parts of caring for another person.   Read the full article.

  2. Apr
    April 13, 2018

    For recent grads, job hunters, employed individuals looking to make a change, and even older adults, a career working with seniors can be a very rewarding experience.   Read the full article.

  3. Apr
    April 06, 2018

    Benzos are a particular problem for older adults.   Read the full article.

  4. Mar
    March 30, 2018

    Even seniors who are homebound have options for enjoying the joys that spring has to offer.   Read the full article.

  5. Mar
    March 16, 2018

    If left unaddressed, things can easily spiral into a vicious circle of isolation, depression and more self-neglect.   Read the full article.

  6. Mar
    March 02, 2018

    Sometimes, just having a person there to make sure things are on the up and up can be the ounce of prevention needed to avoid a life-savings-depleting fraud.   Read the full article.

  7. Feb
    February 23, 2018

    Hospitalization, whether planned or unplanned, can be stressful for the whole family.   Read the full article.

  8. Feb
    February 16, 2018

    For older adults, fitness can help fight frailty.   Read the full article.

  9. Feb
    February 09, 2018

    Whether your Valentine is your spouse, a parent, a child, or yourself, at Home Instead Senior Care, we believe that one of the greatest gifts is a healthy heart.   Read the full article.

  10. Feb
    February 02, 2018

    We get so preoccupied with the big events: the falls, the memory lapses, the diagnoses, the hospital stays, that it's hard to keep track of the day-to-day things that add up to well-being.   Read the full article.

  11. Jan
    January 26, 2018

    Both palliative care and hospice care exist to alleviate pain and relieve symptoms, but they are not the same thing.   Read the full article.

  12. Jan
    January 19, 2018

    We've developed many resources to help family caregivers in need of some support.   Read the full article.

  13. Jan
    January 12, 2018

    Seniors who volunteer are not only serving others, they are helping themselves.   Read the full article.

  14. Jan
    January 05, 2018

    Flu cases are on the rise, so be sure to protect yourself and senior loved ones.   Read the full article.

  15. Dec
    December 29, 2017

    Self-care isn't a luxury.   Read the full article.

  16. Dec
    December 27, 2017

    A senior mother and her daughter relish the comforts of home and routine after a busy day   Read the full article.

  17. Dec
    December 22, 2017

    For many older adults, particularly those with Alzheimer's or dementia, parties and family gatherings can become overwhelming.   Read the full article.

  18. Dec
    December 15, 2017

    It's not something you want, but it's probably something you're vulnerable to getting.   Read the full article.

  19. Dec
    December 13, 2017

    Elizabeth shares the many blessings she’s thankful for, and how each enhance her life as a senior caregiver.   Read the full article.

  20. Dec
    December 08, 2017

    While we are always very grateful for hospitals, and, especially, their dedicated staff when we need them, sometimes they simply are not the best option.   Read the full article.

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