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To us, caring is all about personal relationships. In this blog, we will share what’s in our hearts and on our minds. Whether it’s an inspirational story about a senior or caregiver, a helpful care tip, or commentary on the latest news about how we’re working together to enhance the lives of older adults.​


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    A family caregiver recognizes her senior mother is grieving the impending end of her life, and considers how she can provide comfort   Read more

    November 30, 2016
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    A caregiver shares her family’s decision to use in-home senior care services and their experience with Home Instead Senior Care.   Read more

    November 16, 2016
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    A family caregiver becomes concerned when she discovers her elderly mother, who suffers from dementia, is hiding stale food.   Read more

    October 26, 2016
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    When living in an intergenerational household, sometimes both family caregiver and senior parent need extra respite.   Read more

    October 17, 2016
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    A family caregiver discusses the stress she feels from making the decision to move herself and her elderly mother who suffers from dementia.   Read more

    October 12, 2016
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    A family caregiver finds social activities for her elderly mother can be stimulating and exciting, but exhausting as well.   Read more

    October 04, 2016
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    For a family caregiver, the future is not always clear when caring for her mother suffering from dementia   Read more

    September 20, 2016
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    Share a family caregiver’s journey, as she cares for her 83-year-old mother suffering from dementia.   Read more

    September 13, 2016
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    A recent study could help convince seniors of the value of exercise, particularly programs that increase muscle mass.   Read more

    May 23, 2016
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    Senior health may be more successful if older adults have social goals, research says.   Read more

    May 06, 2016
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    Research Connects Chronic Stress and Mild Cognitive Impairment   Read more

    April 26, 2016
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    There may be advantages to helping that older loved one tune into physical fitness. Preventing senior heart attacks is one.   Read more

    April 12, 2016
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    Evidence of the stresses of family caregiving just keeps mounting. A new study suggests that family and unpaid caregivers who provide substantial help with health care were more likely to miss out on valued activities.   Read more

    March 14, 2016
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    It’s the kind of news that could help Mom or Dad get moving! Seniors – even those diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) – could stop cognitive decline with an exercise program of moderate intensity, according to a new study.   Read more

    March 01, 2016
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    It's often called the silent killer. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke, according to the CDC. As a matter of fact, more than 67 million Americans have high blood pressure, according to the CDC.   Read more

    February 14, 2016
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    Those over the age of 65 are more likely to be hospitalized or die from the flu.   Read more

    November 19, 2015
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    New training aims to help families with Alzheimer's and local businesses   Read more

    August 21, 2015
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