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  1. 10 Tips for Healthy Aging
    September 17, 2018

    A fear of aging is common, but older adults can age successfully with these 10 tips centered around a holistic approach that can be implemented at any age.   Read the full article.

  2. September 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Kimi
    September 06, 2018

    Kimi is always ready to meet her clients' needs because her empathy runs at a high level. She said: "I can put myself in other peoples' shoes. I get it. I'll be where they are one day, God-willing."   Read the full article.

  3. August 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Irma
    July 25, 2018

    In addition to being a CAREGiver, Irma serves on the opposite caregiving realm in the mornings and afternoons. "I love babies and older people. I babysit in the morning. Sometimes I will stay with the little ones until as late as 5 p.m.   Read the full article.

  4. July 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Shelia
    July 12, 2018

    Challenges don't faze Shelia, who has had plenty of valuable training and draws on widely varied family caregiving experiences.   Read the full article.

  5. June 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Karen
    May 29, 2018

    Karen’s desire to help others can be traced to her childhood days, when she joined her dad, sister and brother as a family caregiver for her mom.   Read the full article.

  6. May 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Tonya
    May 15, 2018

    In June 2017, a home-evaluation nurse came for her regular check of Tonya's client. The nurse praised Tonya's effort, telling the client's family and the Home Instead Senior Care office staff.   Read the full article.

  7. April 2018 CAREGiver of the Month
    April 13, 2018

    Gloria has experienced the upbeat times with clients, including a 93-year-old widower who appreciates her assistance and enjoys her companionship three times a week for three hours a day.   Read the full article.

  8. March 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Arleen
    March 04, 2018

    Two of Arleen’s current clients are women for whom Arleen works overnight. As a member of two 24/7 CAREGiver teams, Arleen works both in Statesville and Mooresville, where the franchise has offices.   Read the full article.

  9. CAREGiver of the Month - Cathy B.
    January 13, 2018

    In fact, it was one of the reasons Cathy becomes emotional when she discusses why she likes working for the award-winning franchise owned by Tracey and Creighton Gibson.   Read the full article.

  10. CAREGiver of the Year - Lois
    December 28, 2017

    While she was in Indiana, Lois had a successful tenure as a CAREGiver for the Merrillville Home Instead Senior Care franchise from 2008 until 2014, but she and her husband missed the Tar Heel State.   Read the full article.

  11. Dec
    December 27, 2017

    A senior mother and her daughter relish the comforts of home and routine after a busy day   Read the full article.

  12. Dec
    December 13, 2017

    Elizabeth shares the many blessings she’s thankful for, and how each enhance her life as a senior caregiver.   Read the full article.

  13. CAREGiver of the Month - Tammy
    December 07, 2017

    For more than six years, Tammy had lived the Home Instead Senior Care® principles of "Build Trust, Take the Lead and Share Your Heart" with her 87-year-old client, who had become like family to her.   Read the full article.

  14. Nov
    November 29, 2017

    Elizabeth shares the many blessings she’s thankful for, and how each enhance her life as a senior caregiver.   Read the full article.

  15. CAREGiver of the Month - Lois
    November 24, 2017

    For as long as Lois can remember, she has had a huge, compassionate heart for those afflicted by dementia, whether they were family members or Home Instead Senior Care clients.   Read the full article.

  16. Nov
    November 15, 2017

    A family caregiver talks about the uncertainties of everyday life while caring for a senior parent.   Read the full article.

  17. Oct
    October 25, 2017

    Planning and assistance help a family caregiver enjoy a respite from her caregiving responsibilities.   Read the full article.

  18. Oct
    October 11, 2017

    A family caregiver's love and patience helps diffuse moment of frustration for her senior mother.   Read the full article.

  19. CAREGiver of the Month - Darla
    October 09, 2017

    Referring to her winsome ways with dementia clients, Darla said: "I have found over time it is the tone of voice that wins the day. A good way to calm someone is with a low tone of voice and slow cadence."   Read the full article.

  20. CAREGiver of the Month - Brenda H
    August 31, 2017

    Brenda emphasized that her client connections are more important to her than ever. "Somehow, God sent me to these dear people. I see certain things that have helped me get through by way of assisting my clients. They are like family," Brenda added.   Read the full article.

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