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  1. Diet, Exercise Are a Good 1-2 Punch for Older Adults, Study Says
    January 10, 2020

    The best way for seniors to keep valuable lean muscle mass and lose weight at the same time is a combination of exercise and dieting. And keeping weight off is a way to slow the aging process, according to a study.   Read the full article.

  2. New Year, New You: Practicing Active Aging in 2020
    January 10, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers ideas to help older adults stay active throughout the year.   Read the full article.

  3. In Their Own Words: Funny Caregiving Stories
    January 03, 2020

    Let’s face it: sometimes you can’t help but laugh. Alzheimer’s is not a funny disease, but you need the ability to chuckle in order to get through some of the surreal and absurd situations that the disease can place you (and your loved one) in.   Read the full article.

  4. Home: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Plan for Where You Want to Age
    December 20, 2019

    It's a question many older adults begin to ask themselves: Should I stay in my longtime home or should I choose another place in which to age?   Read the full article.

  5. Spotting the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease
    December 19, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care shares tips for spotting the signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia when visiting family this holiday season.   Read the full article.

  6. 8 Memory-Sharing Activities for Someone With Alzheimer’s
    December 13, 2019

    When a mind-altering disease like Alzheimer’s or dementia begins affecting the memory of someone you love, shared recollections become all the more important.   Read the full article.

  7. Craving Companionship Puts the
    December 06, 2019

    Do you regularly crave that special dish Mom used to make? Chances are she or your dad does too. And what they may miss even more is enjoying that dish with you.   Read the full article.

  8. Put Safety First When Decorating Seniors' Homes
    November 18, 2019

    Help ensure a safe environment this holiday season. From decorations to presents to food, don’t miss a detail. A Home Instead CAREGiver could help pull everything together.   Read the full article.

  9. What Family Caregivers Need to Know About Medicare Changes
    November 15, 2019

    Family caregivers should understand the Medicare changes for 2020 to help guide senior loved ones in making Medicare decisions to meet their needs.   Read the full article.

  10. Holiday 911 for Family Caregivers
    November 08, 2019

    It’s time to talk turkey with an expert and whip up a meal that your senior loved ones will treasure. Need additional help? Call a family member or your local Home Instead Senior Care and get the help from a trained CAREGiver.   Read the full article.

  11. The State of Alzheimer’s and Caregiving in the U.S.
    November 07, 2019

    Understanding the state of Alzheimer’s and caregiving is critical to progress. Read the latest from experts at the UsAgainstAlzheimer’s National Alzheimer’s Summit.   Read the full article.

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    October 30, 2019

    Remembering career accomplishments can help older adults maintain happiness in their senior years, according to research. Companionship and the assistance of a professional caregiver can be an important component of happiness throughout life as well.   Read the full article.

  13. When it's Time to go to the Doctor…Here's What to Ask
    October 25, 2019

    Doctor visits can be overwhelming for older adults, particularly if they have hearing problems or dementia. Seniors often appreciate someone attending an appointment with them.   Read the full article.

  14. Long-term Alzheimer's Care Options
    October 18, 2019

    Whether you’re at that crossroads right now or just planning ahead, consider the following long-term care options for your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.   Read the full article.

  15. 4 Convenient Steps to Healthier Eating for Seniors
    October 11, 2019

    Maintaining healthy eating habits is important at every age, but for seniors who live alone, getting proper daily nutrition poses some unique challenges.   Read the full article.

  16. Senior Safety Checklist
    October 04, 2019

    Each year, many older Americans are injured in and around their homes - often from hazards that are easily overlooked, but easy to prevent.   Read the full article.

  17. 4 Fears Surrounding End of Life Care and How to Overcome Them
    September 27, 2019

    Many families find conversations about end of life care difficult to broach with a parent or aging loved one, but surely they have come up.   Read the full article.

  18. Sep
    September 20, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care can provide the best in-home care for your loved ones. Did you also know that we can help educate you on how to protect our seniors from fraud in today's society? Read on for more information.   Read the full article.

  19. Home Instead Senior Care is Celebrating 25 Years
    September 18, 2019

    For 25 years, Home Instead Senior Care’s mission has been to enhance the lives of aging adults. The mission, guided by a commitment to core values, has resulted in growth and success.   Read the full article.

  20. 6 Cyber Security Tips for Older Adults
    September 13, 2019

    Encouraging older adults to practice cyber safety can go a long way toward protecting their identity and sensitive personal information. Senior care professionals can play a role in making their clients aware of their potential vulnerability.   Read the full article.

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