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    Tina has taken her 92-year-old client for outings, including a recent zoo visit on senior day. Other trips include leisurely neighborhood rides and stops at the local drug store and specialty shops.   Read more

    October 09, 2017
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    Since she loves what she does, Lu Lu is not concerned about the timing of her shifts as long as they don't coincide with her hospital hours. She said: "Actually, I prefer evening and overnight shifts. I don't have to work, I want to work."   Read more

    September 06, 2017
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    Stephanie cares for all clients as if they were family. She recalled the heartbreak of watching her mother's decline, but she never regretted the time she spent with her.   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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    Asked about the secret to working with seniors, Sue offered: "I am an older CAREGiver. I know what the clients are thinking and why they are thinking it. I can commiserate. As for the challenges, every client is a little different.   Read more

    June 29, 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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    One of his friends at First Baptist Church of Birmingham offered a suggestion. "Why not try working as a CAREGiver for Home Instead Senior Care®? You always took care of your dad in good form..."   Read more

    June 14, 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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    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
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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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    “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
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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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    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
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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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    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
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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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