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  1. Jul

    A family caregiver and her senior mother update their living arrangement to benefit both their needs.   Read more

    July 26, 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
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    Rosie also served unselfishly as a longtime family caregiver. "I took care of my parents. In 2005, I came home from Illinois on the outskirts of Chicago, where I was based for a job, to live with them. Dad died in 2006, and Mom died 10 years later.   Read more

    June 27, 2017
  5. Jun

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

    June 14, 2017
  6. Jun

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

    June 02, 2017
  7. May

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

    May 18, 2017
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    Jane was tipped off to applying at Home Instead Senior Care by her daughter, who works at a bank and had heard about owner Glenna Yaroch's award-winning franchise.   Read more

    May 16, 2017
  9. 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
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    At the end of fill-in shifts, Luvenia has often heard: "Can you come back?" Luvenia admits, "It feels good to be wanted." While Luvenia likes hospital work, she points out the obvious difference between it and in-home senior care.   Read more

    April 14, 2017
  11. Apr

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

    April 12, 2017
  12. 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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    Home Instead Senior Care staff members agree that Judy has gone above and beyond the call of duty. She often trades shifts with CAREGiver team members so that their client can see the same familiar faces.   Read more

    March 20, 2017
  14. Mar

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

    March 17, 2017
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    Maybe the CAREGiver honoree should be called “Winsome Wanda.” Recruitment and Retention Coordinator LeeAnn Loveland said: “Wanda is a great person and a huge asset.”   Read more

    March 01, 2017
  16. Feb

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

    February 27, 2017
  17. Feb

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

    February 17, 2017
  18. Jan

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

    January 27, 2017
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    Waxing philosophically, Debra said, “One day I will get old. I treat people the way I would want them to treat me.”   Read more

    January 26, 2017
  20. Jan

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

    January 16, 2017
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