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  1. Thank You, Family Caregivers
    November 09, 2018

    It’s November – a time for reflection and gratitude. We want to thank family caregivers for their selfless dedication to caring for aging loved ones.   Read the full article.

  2. October 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Vickie
    October 17, 2018

    Vickie, who joined Home Instead Senior Care on May 27, 2015, felt it was no coincidence she found a company whose core values include "honoring God in all we do."   Read the full article.

  3. September 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Janet
    October 10, 2018

    Janet Anderson was a people person who positively impacted nearly everyone with whom she came in contact. Janet’s daughter, Brandi Bennington, recalled her school years when she said, “When we were younger, our friends were automatically ‘her kids.’ ”   Read the full article.

  4. Youth, Women and Dementia
    September 28, 2018

    One in 10 people, 65+ have dementia and it affects women more than men. Because of dementia’s long-reaching impact, research and youth education around the globe is changing.   Read the full article.

  5. 10 Tips for Healthy Aging
    September 17, 2018

    A fear of aging is common, but older adults can age successfully with these 10 tips centered around a holistic approach that can be implemented at any age.   Read the full article.

  6. August 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Sharon
    September 05, 2018

    Sharon and many other Winchester CAREGivers have completed the Home Instead Senior Care network’s Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementias CARE: Changing Aging Through Research and Education® Training Program.   Read the full article.

  7. July 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Margaret
    August 16, 2018

    CAREGiver of the Month Margaret Cummings doesn't see herself as a hero, but there's no doubt she saved a client's life.   Read the full article.

  8. June 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Freda
    July 12, 2018

    Freda made her mark immediately. When asked why one client accepted her as a CAREGiver after arbitrarily rejecting offers of help from others, Freda said: “Clients know when someone understands from the heart."   Read the full article.

  9. May 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Bonnie
    May 18, 2018

    Bonnie’s client enjoys the sunshine and loves to listen to the sounds of the birds and other nature near the North Fork Shenandoah River from a huge patio with a pergola and screened-in porch.   Read the full article.

  10. April 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Isabela
    April 24, 2018

    Family means everything to Isabela. "My three daughters are all very smart, and I am proud of them. We are very close.   Read the full article.

  11. CAREGiver of the Month - Susan
    March 26, 2018

    “Home Instead is a very good company, and so is the staff. They do everything well. I appreciate them. Training is most definitely good,” Susan said.   Read the full article.

  12. February 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Melody
    March 04, 2018

    After she saw a television commercial for Home Instead Senior Care® of Winchester, she applied at the franchise that serves the Northern Shenandoah Valley.   Read the full article.

  13. CAREGiver of the Month - Harold
    February 03, 2018

    Harold describes his two regular clients as "real gentlemen." He added: "They are very nice and very pleasant. Both are good guys who are gentle and soft-spoken. They are easygoing."   Read the full article.

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    December 27, 2017

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

  15. Dec
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    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.

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    November 29, 2017

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

  17. CAREGiver of the Month - James
    November 24, 2017

    CAREGiver of the Month James Enger measures his words thoughtfully and quietly, so it's important not to miss anything he has to say about his career.   Read the full article.

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    November 15, 2017

    A family caregiver talks about the uncertainties of everyday life while caring for a senior parent.   Read the full article.

  19. CAREGiver of the Month - Shirley
    November 03, 2017

    Shirley also takes her client to the beauty salon and medical appointments. As far as eating, Shirley said: "She likes Chick-fil-A sandwiches, and we go to IHOP once a month."   Read the full article.

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    October 25, 2017

    Planning and assistance help a family caregiver enjoy a respite from her caregiving responsibilities.   Read the full article.

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