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  1. CAREGivers Bring Light to Seniors During the Holidays
    December 06, 2018

    Professional CAREGivers shine light on seniors during the holidays. These caregiving tips can help family caregivers keep the holiday spirit alive for senior loved ones.   Read the full article.

  2. November 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Jennifer
    December 05, 2018

    Jennifer joined Home Instead Senior Care in June 2015. “I was referred by a friend and fellow CAREGiver, but I had also seen a brochure displayed in a durable medical equipment store in Martinsburg,” Jennifer recalled.   Read the full article.

  3. October 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - Renee
    November 27, 2018

    Renee pondered a job in which she could compassionately impact lives, and Home Instead Senior Care® had become a recurring coincidence.   Read the full article.

  4. What Family Caregivers Need to Know About Medicare Changes
    November 20, 2018

    Family caregivers should understand the Medicare changes for 2019 to help guide senior loved ones in making Medicare decisions to meet their needs.   Read the full article.

  5. 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.

  6. September 2018 CAREGiver of the Month - April
    October 02, 2018

    An important element to consider, April said, is that every client is different – there is no "cookie-cutter care." April said: "It's important to get to know them and their families quickly."   Read the full article.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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