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  1. Making Father’s Day One to Remember: Tips for Celebrating from a Distance
    June 18, 2020

    As Father’s Day nears, Home Instead Senior Care shares simple ways to show appreciation for the father figures in your life even while practicing social distancing.   Read the full article.

  2. 5 Must Dos When Aging Alone
    April 30, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to help older adults plan for aging alone and navigating the later years of life independently.   Read the full article.

  3. Erlicia Adds GrandPad® to Her Caregiving Repertoire
    March 17, 2020

    She's always willing to try something new with those whom she serves, and in December 2019, Erlicia began using a new piece of technology, a GrandPad®, which made available to her client by the Home Instead Senior Care franchise.   Read the full article.

  4. The Importance of Building Meaningful Relationships as We Age
    March 09, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to build strong connections and relationships later in life.   Read the full article.

  5. CAREGiver Gail: A Hug, a Hand Squeeze Might Mean Everything to a Senior
    February 26, 2020

    CAREGiver of the Month Gail looked into her 80-year-old client's fearful eyes and knew immediately what to say. Gail softly asked: "Can I give you a hug?" As Gail was hugging the client, Gail could feel her weeping.   Read the full article.

  6. How to Start Long-term Care Planning for Seniors
    February 06, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to help families and seniors confidently plan for the future.   Read the full article.

  7. 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.

  8. Fittingly, Ina’s Nickname Is ‘Joy’
    January 06, 2020

    CAREGiver Development Coordinator Fay Kelting said: "It was appropriate that the client called her 'Joy,' because Ina brings the clients such joy and happiness to their homes. Ina is just one of those quiet heroes."   Read the full article.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  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.

  12. Oct
    October 04, 2019

    While Christa was a success at a retail job that she later grew to dislike, she had never forgotten how good it felt to take care of a senior.   Read the full article.

  13. 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.

  14. Jul
    July 09, 2019

    “My calling is taking care of others and taking the pressure off their family...."   Read the full article.

  15. Let’s Mark 25 Years with $2.5 Million
    July 02, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Paul and Lori Hogan are giving back $2.5 million to Home Instead Senior Care Foundation through the Give 65 program.   Read the full article.

  16. Laughter is Helping Raise Awareness About Alzheimer’s – Here’s How…
    June 19, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care and Hilarity for Charity use laughter to raise Alzheimer’s awareness to award in-home care grants to families in need. Partnering with Lauren Miller-Rogen and husband Seth Rogen jumpstarted the program 4 years ago.   Read the full article.

  17. Jun
    June 18, 2019

    To CAREGiver of the Month Jacqueline, a fellow CAREGiver is "a godsent angel."   Read the full article.

  18. Instant Bond: Client Knew Dirgni Would Be Like Family
    April 25, 2019

    CAREGiver Dirgni entered the new clients' house for the first time and was warmly welcomed and totally accepted.   Read the full article.

  19. 5 Ways to Manage Caregiver Guilt
    April 19, 2019

    Family caregivers experience lots of emotions that contribute to caregiver stress and guilt is a major contributor. Finding ways to manage caregiver guilt is essential.   Read the full article.

  20. Apr
    April 08, 2019

    CAREGiver of the Month Jessica thought of a project for her sharp 92-year-old client who lives near the French Quarter and knows nearly every detail about one of America's most popular historic districts.   Read the full article.

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