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  1. Making Father’s Day One to Remember: Tips for Celebrating from a Distance
    June 18, 2020

    As Father’s Day nears, Home Instead Senior Care shares simple ways to show appreciation for the father figures in your life even while practicing social distancing.   Read the full article.

  2. Apr
    30
    April 30, 2020

    As your mom or dad ages and becomes more dependent on you, you may find that you are slipping into old habits, and Mom has opinions on everything. Of course, she’s your mom! So, how do you handle an elderly parent?   Read the full article.

  3. 5 Must Dos When Aging Alone
    April 30, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to help older adults plan for aging alone and navigating the later years of life independently.   Read the full article.

  4. Apr
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    April 25, 2020

    When it comes to caring for your elderly loved ones, there are different types of services that can be provided in the comfort of their home. Even if mom is recovering from an illness, she can have help in her own house where she is most comfortable.   Read the full article.

  5. Apr
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    April 18, 2020

    It doesn't matter what age you are; exercise benefits us all. First, it helps you maintain a healthy weight. Your anxiety levels lessen, and your sleep improves, as does your mood. Now picture how these benefits work for a person with cognitive impairment   Read the full article.

  6. Apr
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    April 13, 2020

    Living with diabetes is challenging but it should not be frustrating. There are many ways to combat the problem; from consulting a dietician to finding good foods to satisfy you or your senior.   Read the full article.

  7. Apr
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    April 08, 2020

    We are never too old to exercise. While it’s true that as we age, we start slowing down, that is not an excuse for not having a fitness routine. Remember that your body can do it; all you have to do is convince your mind!   Read the full article.

  8. Mar
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    March 24, 2020

    Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease may not enjoy taking a bath or shower. Make cleaning and bath time easier for both of you with some simple, yet effective, steps to create an atmosphere that increases your loved one’s acceptance of this important task   Read the full article.

  9. Mar
    18
    March 18, 2020

    Balancing a career with children and a spouse or partner is hard enough. Add caring for a senior loved one, and you are bound to feel overwhelmed quickly, if you don’t have help.   Read the full article.

  10. Mar
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    March 12, 2020

    Most seniors prefer to age in place or age at home. Understanding what that means and what to expect goes a long way in ensuring that Mom can live in her beloved home for as long as possible.   Read the full article.

  11. The Importance of Building Meaningful Relationships as We Age
    March 09, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to build strong connections and relationships later in life.   Read the full article.

  12. Mar
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    March 06, 2020

    Loved ones who are suffering from dementia display many different behaviours that often mystify their caregivers. Think for a minute about how your mother wanders around the house or how she continually repeats herself.   Read the full article.

  13. Feb
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    February 29, 2020

    Empower Mom and Dad to confidently take their pills when you help them set up a medication management program. For additional help, reach out to the highly trained and caring professionals at Home Instead Senior Care.   Read the full article.

  14. Feb
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    February 24, 2020

    Many seniors want to remain in their homes for as long as possible. However, aging has its effects on our senses. Cataracts cloud our vision. Hearing loss makes it harder to engage in conversations. Dulling taste buds decrease our appetites.   Read the full article.

  15. Feb
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    February 18, 2020

    For many seniors, eating can be difficult. Often it is a matter of changing taste buds, ill-fitting dentures, or side effects of medications. Also, the elderly have different nutritional requirements than their younger family members.   Read the full article.

  16. Feb
    12
    February 12, 2020

    Continue to enjoy being active all year round, even during a cold winter. The caregivers at Home Instead Senior Care assist you or your senior loved one to keep moving and living life at its fullest.   Read the full article.

  17. Feb
    06
    February 06, 2020

    There is no need to dampen family celebrations with an emotional explosion because of your sibling’s lack of assistance. Here are four suggestions to get them to take on their share and ease your burden   Read the full article.

  18. How to Start Long-term Care Planning for Seniors
    February 06, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to help families and seniors confidently plan for the future.   Read the full article.

  19. Jan
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    January 30, 2020

    Being the caregiver of a senior takes its toll on you mentally and physically. There are constant demands from your aging loved one, your spouse, your children, and your boss. You may feel like you are pulled in all directions.   Read the full article.

  20. Jan
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    January 24, 2020

    Most seniors want to remain in their own home forever. Yet, age and health issues can make it almost impossible. You can do many things to help Mom or Dad stay put, but you cannot be with them 24/7, especially if you have a job and a family of your own.   Read the full article.

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