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    Linda has held state licenses as a CNA and a medication technologist for 32 years. She graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia, and attended Fairfax College for her nurse's training.   Read more

    September 06, 2017
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    Cheryl draws on her training when challenges arise, but using common sense can't be understated. "No doubt, the Home Instead Senior Care training is good, but you have to figure out what the clients need."   Read more

    August 21, 2017
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    Giving a "for-instance" on how a day would transpire, Linda recalled: "I would get up at 6 a.m. and prepare my husband for the day with my neighbors' help. Then I would go help my mother before going to work.   Read more

    August 08, 2017
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    A family caregiver and her senior mother update their living arrangement to benefit both their needs.   Read more

    July 26, 2017
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    A family caregiver tries to remain positive while caring for her declining mother.   Read more

    July 12, 2017
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    Small changes to a family caregiver's diet and exercise habits benefit her and her senior mother.   Read more

    June 28, 2017
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    Jennie learned about Home Instead Senior Care from her daughter, who worked for the franchise in Manassas, Virginia, for a year before moving to Chicago. Her daughter is a CAREGiver there.   Read more

    June 24, 2017
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    Time away from her senior mother gives a family caregiver respite and an opportunity to reflect.   Read more

    June 14, 2017
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    A family caregiver finds focus and contentment while sharing a list of things she’s grateful for.   Read more

    June 02, 2017
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    Home Instead Senior Care's guiding principles are also emblazoned on its employees' hearts: "CAREGivers demonstrate their commitment to their clients by honoring God in all they do; treating their clients and their families with dignity and respect.   Read more

    May 24, 2017
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    The seemingly smallest caregiving issues can sometimes become the most stressful for family caregivers.   Read more

    May 18, 2017
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    When her mother-in-law, who had Alzheimer’s disease, needed help, Suzanne would make the six-hour weekend roundtrips to New Jersey to assist her and her father-in-law.   Read more

    April 26, 2017
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    With help from the family, a move to a new city is successful for a senior parent with dementia.   Read more

    April 25, 2017
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    A family caregiver and her senior mother have a good experience with their new Home Instead CAREGiver.   Read more

    April 12, 2017
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    Moving takes an emotional toll on a senior, as she says goodbye to her beloved friend and CAREGiver.   Read more

    March 28, 2017
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    Virtually no situation is too much for Amber, who loves caregiving so much she works every day of the week and plans for "hours off" instead of "days off." She added: "My responsibility is to take care of people.   Read more

    March 20, 2017
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    Technology can benefit both seniors and caregivers, if necessary privacy precautions are taken.   Read more

    March 17, 2017
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    A family caregiver and her senior mother use resources to help protect their personal information from scammers.   Read more

    February 27, 2017
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    Planning and assistance helps make a move easier for a family caregiver and her senior mother.   Read more

    February 17, 2017
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    A successful career senior-care specialist, Patricia easily helps other clients with their various challenges because she has had a variety of experiences.   Read more

    February 10, 2017
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