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  1. Jun
    05
    June 05, 2018

    Dr. Sharon Nuss, PsyD, shares helpful information about the differences between simple forgetfulness and true dementia.   Read the full article.

  2. Jun
    01
    June 01, 2018

    Every journey, they say, begins with a single step; there is literally no other situation where that saying is truer than with physical fitness. I hope you’ll all start taking the steps now you need to become stronger and healthier.   Read the full article.

  3. May
    01
    May 01, 2018

    While some increasing level of forgetfulness is absolutely normal as the vast majority of people age, sadly, for some individuals, forgetfulness increases to the point where it is no longer something a family may gently tease about.   Read the full article.

  4. Apr
    20
    April 20, 2018

    Our 2016 Home Instead Senior CareCAREGiver of the Year, Kelly Graham, talks fruit and pastries, baseball and music, and other ways to have fun with our clients and their families!   Read the full article.

  5. Apr
    10
    April 10, 2018

    When people think of Alzheimer’s, they often think of what loved ones lose, things like memory. While those losses are difficult, it’s important to remember that our loved ones still retain much of their ability to sense the world around them.   Read the full article.

  6. Apr
    01
    April 01, 2018

    Judy Tiger, of Just That Simple, talks about how helping our loved ones become more organized creates a safer, happier home!   Read the full article.

  7. Mar
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    March 10, 2018

    For some seniors, particularly those who remember having lived through the Depression, the very real need to be thrifty and frugal during those times in their lives may play a huge role in their unwillingness to part with things.   Read the full article.

  8. Mar
    01
    March 01, 2018

    Making the decision to bring in outside assistance for a loved one can be difficult, especially if your loved one is reluctant.   Read the full article.

  9. Feb
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    February 20, 2018

    Home Instead Senior Care of Montgomery County is pleased to announce it has once again been selected as a "Caring Star of 2018” for in-home care service excellence by Caring.com!   Read the full article.

  10. Feb
    10
    February 10, 2018

    Our special guest Joyce Nowohel, of TAD Relocation, shares helpful tips for seniors on managing their downsizing experience.   Read the full article.

  11. Feb
    01
    February 01, 2018

    The older folks get, the more stuff they accumulate, occasionally resulting in a discomfiting suspicion that their homes may, at some point, have just become “a place to put your stuff.”   Read the full article.

  12. Jan
    20
    January 20, 2018

    In this very special video, Lesley, our 2017 Home Instead Senior Care - Silver Spring, MD CAREGiver of the Year, shares what she thinks makes our CAREGivers so very special.   Read the full article.

  13. Jan
    10
    January 10, 2018

    In this brief video, Mary Anne, our Client Care Specialist, shares some advice on managing the ups and downs of bringing in a caregiver for your loved one.   Read the full article.

  14. Jan
    01
    January 01, 2018

    Ah, the dreaded elderspeak. It’s an easy communication trap to fall into, and we often fall into it without realizing we’re doing so...   Read the full article.

  15. Dec
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    December 28, 2017

    In this brief video, Mary Anne, our Client Care Specialist, shares how her own experiences as a CAREGiver inspire her every day.   Read the full article.

  16. Dec
    27
    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
    20
    December 20, 2017

    In this brief video, Paula, one of our registered nurses, talks about how rewarding the caregiving experience is.   Read the full article.

  18. Dec
    13
    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.

  19. Dec
    10
    December 10, 2017

    In this brief video, Diana, our Client Services Manager, shares how her family’s experiences influence her work with our Home Instead families.   Read the full article.

  20. Dec
    01
    December 01, 2017

    No one likes to talk about death. By not talking about it, however, what we’re really doing is setting our families up for an even more difficult experience than the loss of a loved one alone. But where, and how, do we start the conversation?   Read the full article.

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