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  1. Sep

    The impulse to wander appears to be a built-in feature for humans, and one that, for reasons we don’t fully understand, intensifies in the elderly.   Read more

    September 01, 2017
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    Imagine what it would feel like to suddenly be in your loved one’s shoes, to be facing all of the changes he or she is facing, and think about how you would like your child to treat you.   Read more

    August 01, 2017
  3. Jul

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

    July 26, 2017
  4. Jul

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

    July 12, 2017
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    How, when and why to urge your senior loved one to give up they keys and stop driving.   Read more

    July 01, 2017
  6. Jun

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

    June 28, 2017
  7. Jun

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

    June 14, 2017
  8. Jun

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

    June 02, 2017
  9. Jun

    Understanding the Basics of Medicare and Home Health Care.   Read more

    June 01, 2017
  10. May

    The seemingly smallest caregiving issues can sometimes become the most stressful for family caregivers.   Read more

    May 18, 2017
  11. May

    There are a growing number of in-home services available for seniors that can bring licensed and highly-trained therapists and technicians directly to your family’s home.   Read more

    May 01, 2017
  12. Apr

    With help from the family, a move to a new city is successful for a senior parent with dementia.   Read more

    April 25, 2017
  13. Apr

    A family caregiver and her senior mother have a good experience with their new Home Instead CAREGiver.   Read more

    April 12, 2017
  14. Apr

    What exactly is long-term care insurance? In this article we will review exactly what you need to know to understand long-term care insurance and how it can affect you and your loved ones.   Read more

    April 01, 2017
  15. Mar

    Moving takes an emotional toll on a senior, as she says goodbye to her beloved friend and CAREGiver.   Read more

    March 28, 2017
  16. Mar

    In many families, even after elderly parents acknowledge their largely “theoretical” need for help, they will still, inexplicably, fight tooth and nail against actually accepting it.   Read more

    March 01, 2017
  17. Feb

    Planning and assistance helps make a move easier for a family caregiver and her senior mother.   Read more

    February 17, 2017
  18. Feb

    It seems hardly a day goes by nowadays that one doesn’t hear a story on the news about yet another vulnerable senior taken advantage of in a nasty fraud scheme; here are three types of scams to aviod.   Read more

    February 01, 2017
  19. Jan

    Some planning and assistance helps make a happy holiday season for a senior caregiver and her family.   Read more

    January 16, 2017
  20. Jan

    The first article in our year-long series on caring for our loved ones and ourselves at every step of the aging process   Read more

    January 01, 2017
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