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  1. May

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

    May 18, 2017
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    Theresa clearly has been a blessing to her clients, including one who remained in a shell until Theresa worked with her. The 89-year-old retired farm wife would not open up.   Read more

    May 09, 2017
  3. 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
  4. Apr

    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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    “Because I had been a paralegal, among other things, I had never done anything like professional senior care. I got so used to it and liked it so well that I stayed on as a CAREGiver after my neighbor moved.   Read more

    March 31, 2017
  6. Mar

    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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    Sheila is part of a franchise that has been ranked as the leading or second-place midsize workplace in Michigan for three straight years – 2014 to 2016 – by the Detroit Free Press.   Read more

    March 20, 2017
  8. Mar

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

    March 17, 2017
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    While Alma was excited about her trip, she was already missing a 91-year-old client. The widower lives alone, but he has family nearby and Home Instead Senior Care’s support.   Read more

    March 07, 2017
  10. Feb

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

    February 27, 2017
  11. Feb

    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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    For such situations, Sue can draw from her experiences that stretch back 20 years, starting with her assistance with a close friend who suffered a stroke.   Read more

    February 02, 2017
  13. Jan

    A family caregiver shares the experience she and her senior mother had finding the right caregiver.   Read more

    January 27, 2017
  14. Jan

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

    January 16, 2017
  15. Dec

    The gift of respite gives a family caregiver time to consider the possibilities of the upcoming year.   Read more

    December 28, 2016
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    Donna pointed out that Home Instead Senior Care does a good job of matching CAREGivers and clients. For instance, two of her clients share the same love for crocheting that she has.   Read more

    December 16, 2016
  17. Dec

    A family caregiver finds peace during the holidays while balancing her needs and those of her senior mother.   Read more

    December 14, 2016
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    Mary’s current regular client is in her late 50s and has multiple sclerosis. “She is special. We are about the same age. Again, like any other client, she has good and bad days,” Mary said.   Read more

    December 10, 2016
  19. Nov

    A family caregiver recognizes her senior mother is grieving the impending end of her life, and considers how she can provide comfort   Read more

    November 30, 2016
  20. Nov

    A caregiver shares her family's decision to use in-home senior care services and their experience with Home Instead Senior Care.   Read more

    November 16, 2016
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