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This page is dedicated to sharing COVID-19 information with our clients and families. We'll be posting news stories, tips and official statements. Our goal is to keep you up-to-date as this situation evolves.

5 Important Questions to ask Seniors During Social Distancing

5 Important Questions to ask Seniors During Social Distancing

5 Tips to Help Family Caregivers Reduce the Risk of Coronavirus

5 Important Questions to ask Seniors During Social Distancing
 

COVID-19 Resources

Get the latest information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and learn how to keep yourself and your senior loved ones safe.

  1. The Benefits of Home
    July 23, 2020

    Research reveals that most seniors do want to age at home. Learn more about the issues of aging and what factors may help seniors decide whether to stay in their longtime home or choose another place in which to age.   Read the full article.

  2. Multigenerational Living During a Health Crisis
    July 21, 2020

    Experts weigh in on considerations when determining whether families should live under one roof.   Read the full article.

  3. Stay Safe, Stay Home: Know the Top 5 Safety Pitfalls in a Senior's Home
    July 19, 2020

    Understand the common home pitfalls seniors may face as they age in place, and some ways to fix them to make home safer.   Read the full article.

  4. Make Staying Home Safer with the Home Safety Checklist
    July 17, 2020

    Use this checklist to help determine if a senior’s home is safe from hazards that could jeopardize well-being and independence.   Read the full article.

  5. Tips for Choosing Where to Recover After a Hospital Stay
    July 15, 2020

    Deciding on the best course of care after a hospitalization isn’t always easy. Understand what options are available and what issues need to be considered before making this important decision.   Read the full article.

  6. 5 Questions to Ask Before a Senior Goes Home from the Hospital
    July 13, 2020

    Seniors face unique perils from hospitalization. Here are five questions to ask when being discharged to help prevent rehospitalization.   Read the full article.

  7. 5 Ways to Prevent Senior Hospitalizations - Downloadable Guide
    July 10, 2020

    Use this guide to learn about five preventative actions that could keep an older adult out of the hospital.   Read the full article.

  8. COVID-19 Highlights Caregiver’s Need to Plan Ahead
    May 28, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care provides seven tips caregivers can consider when planning for an aging loved one’s short and long-term care prior to a crisis or an illness like COVID-19.   Read the full article.

  9. Stress High for Alzheimer’s Caregivers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
    May 21, 2020

    Survey reveals that nearly three-fourths of caregivers would be unsure of what would happen if they became infected with COVID-19.   Read the full article.

  10. Projects Bring Sunshine to Seniors During Pandemic
    May 07, 2020

    From card drives to flower and food deliveries, senior care companies are spreading love during the COVID-19 outbreak.   Read the full article.

  11. 5 Ways to Keep Isolation from Ruining a Senior's Appetite
    May 05, 2020

    The loneliness and isolation of COVID-19 could be jeopardizing an older adult’s ability to source and prepare nutritious food.   Read the full article.

  12. How to do a Home Safety Check - Live Chat with April Ibarra
    April 28, 2020

    Join Home Instead gerontologists Lakelyn Hogan and April Ibarra to learn how to do a home safety check.   Read the full article.

  13. Fun Ways to Stay Busy When Isolated - Live Chat with Lakelyn Hogan
    April 24, 2020

    Join Home Instead gerontologist and caregiver advocate, Lakelyn Hogan to learn the importance of staying busy to avoid social isolation and loneliness.   Read the full article.

  14. Staying Connected with a Loved One in a Facility While Social Distancing - Live Chat with Beau Rusk
    April 21, 2020

    Lakelyn Hogan and Beau Rusk as they discuss how families can stay connected to loved ones who live in a care facility or community during COVID-19.   Read the full article.

  15. Managing your Mindset During Challenging Times - Live Chat with Dr. Cynthia Green
    April 17, 2020

    Lakelyn Hogan and Dr. Cynthia Green discuss how we can all positively manage our mindsets during challenging times.   Read the full article.

  16. 5 Questions Seniors Can Ask Their Pharmacist
    April 17, 2020

    During COVID-19, it’s more important than ever that a senior stay in close contact with a pharmacist.   Read the full article.

  17. Social Isolation - Live Chat with Molly Carpenter
    April 14, 2020

    Learn how family caregivers and society as a whole can better understand the significant implications of isolation and loneliness of older adults.   Read the full article.

  18. Reducing Stress During COVID-19: Helpful Habits You Can Start Today
    April 13, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers tips to help older adults manage stress and live happier lives.   Read the full article.

  19. 7 Ways to Keep Seniors Engaged During COVID-19
    April 10, 2020

    Check out these 7 activities a family caregiver can plan to keep a senior loved one engaged and having fun while isolated.   Read the full article.

  20. Dementia Care in the Time of Social Distancing – Live Chat with David Troxel
    April 10, 2020

    Alzheimer’s and memory care expert David Troxel and gerontologist and caregiver advocate Lakelyn Hogan share tips to manage dementia caregiving during a time of social distancing.   Read the full article.

  21. Using Technology to Stay Connected - Live Chat with April Ibarra
    April 07, 2020

    ​Home Instead gerontologists Lakelyn Hogan and April Ibarra, share tips to help family caregivers and older adults use technology to stay connected.   Read the full article.

  22. Staying Active During Social Isolation - Live Chat with Curves
    April 06, 2020

    ​Learning stress management techniques and keeping our bodies active while at home to help stop the spread of COVID-19 are keys to having a managing social isolation in a positive way.   Read the full article.

  23. Tempted to go out? Here’s what family caregivers can do instead
    April 03, 2020

    As cabin fever sets in, family caregivers may be tempted to go out for fun and exercise. Check out these potentially safer ways to stay connected.   Read the full article.

  24. Addressing Questions Family Caregivers have during Uncertainty - Live Chat with Jeff Huber
    March 31, 2020

    Get answers to some of the most commonly asked caregiving questions that family caregivers are asking during the uncertainty of COVID-19.   Read the full article.

  25. 7 Questions Family Caregivers Have About the COVID-19 Crisis
    March 27, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers suggestions to the most common questions family caregivers have about COVID-19.   Read the full article.

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