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  1. November 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Joseph
    November 09, 2018

    A 92-year-old client wanted to go back to the office. Another one, who is 89 years old, seeks a good workout. CAREGiver of the Month Joseph Kigano was happy to accommodate both men while assisting them.   Read the full article.

  2. Thank You, Family Caregivers
    November 09, 2018

    It’s November – a time for reflection and gratitude. We want to thank family caregivers for their selfless dedication to caring for aging loved ones.   Read the full article.

  3. October 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Marta
    October 10, 2018

    CAREGiver of the Month Marta Valdivia has never forgotten her parents’ mantra, which was consistently practiced as much as spoken: “Family comes first.”   Read the full article.

  4. Youth, Women and Dementia
    September 28, 2018

    One in 10 people, 65+ have dementia and it affects women more than men. Because of dementia’s long-reaching impact, research and youth education around the globe is changing.   Read the full article.

  5. September 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Krystle
    September 26, 2018

    "All my life I have tried to live by those words. That is my main motive for being a caretaker. I am a kind person and have so much to offer, therefore I feel my calling was to come to Napa Valley and the reason was to help others," Krystle said.   Read the full article.

  6. 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.

  7. August 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Soledad
    August 16, 2018

    Care Coordinator Aubrey said: "Sol is active in the community and volunteers at St. Basil's Catholic Church in Vallejo, where she cooks huge meals for parish events. As if that wasn't enough to keep her busy, she found us at Home Instead Senior Care..."   Read the full article.

  8. July 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Elizabeth
    July 13, 2018

    Elizabeth took care of the military veteran for eight months before his unexpected death in 2012 during her first stint with Home Instead Senior Care.   Read the full article.

  9. May 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - RoseAnn
    June 06, 2018

    RoseAnn sees her Home Instead clients as family, and her assistance and encouragement comes from the heart just as it did for her grandmother. "I try to help people to the best life they can have on that particular day."   Read the full article.

  10. April 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Sallie
    May 29, 2018

    Sallie is proud of her 26-year-old granddaughter, who also has entered the health-care field like her mother and grandmother, and is working on a master's degree in public health at Portland State University.   Read the full article.

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    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
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    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. Nov
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    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.

  14. Nov
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    November 15, 2017

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

  15. Oct
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    October 25, 2017

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

  16. Oct
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    October 11, 2017

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

  17. Jul
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    July 26, 2017

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

  18. Jul
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    July 12, 2017

    A family caregiver tries to remain positive while caring for her declining mother.   Read the full article.

  19. Jun
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    June 28, 2017

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

  20. Jun
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    June 14, 2017

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

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