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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. August 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Lisa
    September 06, 2018

    Sometimes food can brighten a day, too. “One client and his wife liked homemade chicken soup, so that’s what I made for them. They enjoyed it so much that I made a second pot so they could have chicken soup for other meals."   Read the full article.

  3. July 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Pam
    August 06, 2018

    Describing her clients’ situations, Pam said: “Several clients I’ve had for two years. I do develop relationships. To some degree, the clients are missing you if you aren’t there.”   Read the full article.

  4. June 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Judy
    July 18, 2018

    When Judy searched online for a job, Home Instead Senior Care® of Martinsburg popped up. The company is an in-home senior-care franchise that serves West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle.   Read the full article.

  5. May 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Janet
    May 24, 2018

    Serving as a family caregiver, Janet said: "I stayed with my grandma, who I loved and miss. I wish she was still here. She didn't need a lot of help, but she loved the companionship.   Read the full article.

  6. April 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Crystal
    May 18, 2018

    Although Crystal already has had extensive training and is highly experienced in senior care, she offered: "Home Instead training is helpful. They really strive to make sure we CAREGivers are comfortable with what we do."   Read the full article.

  7. CAREGiver of the Month - Lori
    March 26, 2018

    Speaking from her heart, Lori said, "Working for this company is not just a job for me. It has been a lesson in life. It's taught me about patience, empathy and humility. I've learned how not to take life for granted and how to give thanks."   Read the full article.

  8. February 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Angela
    March 04, 2018

    It was an emotional introduction. A tearful client's daughter hugged CAREGiver of the Month Angela Rogers when they met for the first time nearly two months ago. "You saved my mother's life," the daughter told Angela.   Read the full article.

  9. CAREGiver of the Month - Savanna
    January 24, 2018

    As a volunteer, Savanna is a key part of the American Legion Auxiliary in Martinsburg, where she served as an officer in 2017. Once a month, Savanna volunteers at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center, which is located southeast of the city.   Read the full article.

  10. CAREGiver of the Month - Arlene
    December 28, 2017

    When asked about the origin of "Knickerbocker," Arlene laughed, as she does quite often, and said: "One summer day, when I came in the door, I saw her in cute short pants and said, 'You've got your knickerbockers on.   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 - Arielle
    December 07, 2017

    Music is everything to Arielle's client. She was active in the music entertainment industry in the D.C. area before an incident led to a series of surgeries, disablement and the end of a career.   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. Nov
    November 15, 2017

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

  16. CAREGiver of the Month - Marni
    October 30, 2017

    Owner Keith Clay's award-winning franchise, which serves West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, hired a seasoned senior-care specialist when Marni joined the franchise 15 months ago. She left a nursing-home job to join Home Instead Senior Care.   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 - Diane
    September 18, 2017

    "Encouragement and reassurance are important. As CAREGivers, we need to be patient, and let them proceed at their own speed. It can be a challenge, but you must take time to love them and let them try, otherwise they will give up on life."   Read the full article.

  20. CAREGiver of the Month - Sarah
    August 08, 2017

    Sarah was well-versed on senior care from her previous work and from being around her grandfather, but she learned even more from her Home Instead training. "The dementia training was great and enhanced what I already knew,"   Read the full article.

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