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  1. Sep

    Through this program, Home Instead is offering: knowledge of protected family leave rights. Conversation starters for caregivers and their employers. Health tips for family caregiving. Communication tips for employers. Signs caregiving employees need help   Read more

    September 11, 2017
  2. Jul

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

    July 12, 2017
  3. Jun

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

    June 28, 2017
  4. Jun

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

    June 14, 2017
  5. Jun

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

    June 02, 2017
  6. May

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

    May 18, 2017
  7. 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
  8. Apr

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

    April 12, 2017
  9. Mar

    One of the challenges associated with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is finding ways to evoke memories and responses from patients. When patients are more actively engaged, they have more vitality and enjoyment. That’s where a little nostalgia may come in handy.   Read more

    March 30, 2017
  10. Mar

    Finding ways to relieve stress is crucial for caregivers. High stress is nobody’s friend, least of all home caregivers, who usually have more than a full load to handle.   Read more

    March 24, 2017
  11. Feb

    Caregiving of any kind involves meeting a variety of challenges on a daily basis. For the caregiver whose loved one is suffering from dementia, the challenges may be especially difficult at times.   Read more

    February 22, 2017
  12. Feb

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

    February 17, 2017
  13. Feb

    As if caring for your elderly loved one weren’t difficult enough, you may also be finding that this person whom you love and care for now has a personality that you’ve never known.   Read more

    February 06, 2017
  14. Jan

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

    January 27, 2017
  15. Jan

    Many people, especially women, experience urinary tract infections (UTIs) over the course of their lives. While it’s never a pleasant experience, it can present special problems for a person with dementia. Being prepared for such an occurrence can be helpful.   Read more

    January 23, 2017
  16. Jan

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

    January 16, 2017
  17. 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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    The Home Instead Senior Care office serving Brampton is helping to facilitate Be a Santa a Senior®, a community program now in its 10th year, that provides gifts and companionship to seniors...   Read more

    December 14, 2016
  19. Dec

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

    December 14, 2016
  20. 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
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