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  1. Oct
    18
    October 18, 2019

    It is often hard to have discussions with your elderly loved one about needed changes in their lifestyle. For example, if Dad is letting the neighbourhood boy mow his lawn instead of getting out in the heat with his COPD and chancing a heart attack.   Read the full article.

  2. Oct
    12
    October 12, 2019

    When things get hectic, it is easy to forego a home-cooked meal for the convenience of fast food or take out. It is not always the healthiest choice. If you are also in charge of your aged loved one, their nutrition is paramount to staying healthy.   Read the full article.

  3. Oct
    06
    October 06, 2019

    Reduce the chances of catching this year’s flu by being proactive. There are several steps you can take to prepare yourself or your senior. A personal support worker from Home Instead can help you.   Read the full article.

  4. Sep
    30
    September 30, 2019

    Along with the physical changes of aging, a senior’s sleep patterns change. You or your loved one may find that falling asleep is much harder, or staying asleep can seem impossible. As we age, we tend to stay in the lighter sleep stages than in REM   Read the full article.

  5. Sep
    24
    September 24, 2019

    If you are the caregiver of a parent with Alzheimer’s disease, you have a new level of stress added to your plate. Between doctor appointments and watching your senior slowly deteriorate, you may find yourself drained, depressed, and even sick.   Read the full article.

  6. Sep
    18
    September 18, 2019

    Ensure your loved one can age in place when you make a plan and enlist the support of a senior caregiver from Home Instead Senior Care. We understand that maintaining independence is essential to the elderly.   Read the full article.

  7. Home Instead Senior Care is Celebrating 25 Years
    September 18, 2019

    For 25 years, Home Instead Senior Care’s mission has been to enhance the lives of aging adults. The mission, guided by a commitment to core values, has resulted in growth and success.   Read the full article.

  8. Sep
    12
    September 12, 2019

    Seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia may act out as if they are five instead of 75. How should you react when your fun-loving mother becomes a terror at bath time? What steps do you take to handle your father when he throws a tantrum?   Read the full article.

  9. Sep
    06
    September 06, 2019

    Boost your vitamin and nutrient intake by cooking up a pot of warm, yummy soup or stew. Get help with cooking nutritious foods for your senior when you enlist the aid of a professional personal support work from Home Instead Senior Care.   Read the full article.

  10. Aug
    30
    August 30, 2019

    One of the issues that many seniors face as they age is lack of sleep. Lying awake in the wee hours of the morning is no way to spend your golden years. At Home Instead Senior Care, our caregivers can assist you in developing new routines for better rest.   Read the full article.

  11. Aug
    24
    August 24, 2019

    Caring for your parents sounds a lot like parenting, only in reverse. The constant need to be at your family’s back and call can get overwhelming. If you are not intentional about handling your needs, you may crash and burn.   Read the full article.

  12. Aug
    18
    August 18, 2019

    Summer is the time for getting outside and soaking up the warmth of the sun. Often, we head out the door determined to enjoy a concert, a walk, or a picnic without considering how quickly we can become dehydrated.   Read the full article.

  13. Aug
    12
    August 12, 2019

    As we age, we do not need the same amount of sleep. However, when your dad is living with a chronic condition or a disease, such as dementia, getting a good night’s rest is a fleeting thought.   Read the full article.

  14. Aug
    07
    August 07, 2019

    Help your mom reclaim her love of reading when you introduce her to audiobooks. A personal support worker (PSW) from Home Instead Senior Care can help her download books onto her tablet or take her to the library for books on tape.   Read the full article.

  15. Let’s Mark 25 Years with $2.5 Million
    July 02, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Paul and Lori Hogan are giving back $2.5 million to Home Instead Senior Care Foundation through the Give 65 program.   Read the full article.

  16. Laughter is Helping Raise Awareness About Alzheimer’s – Here’s How…
    June 19, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care and Hilarity for Charity use laughter to raise Alzheimer’s awareness to award in-home care grants to families in need. Partnering with Lauren Miller-Rogen and husband Seth Rogen jumpstarted the program 4 years ago.   Read the full article.

  17. 5 Ways to Manage Caregiver Guilt
    April 19, 2019

    Family caregivers experience lots of emotions that contribute to caregiver stress and guilt is a major contributor. Finding ways to manage caregiver guilt is essential.   Read the full article.

  18. Understanding Nutrition as Seniors Age
    March 25, 2019

    Ensuring seniors get proper nutrition as they age can be complicated for family caregivers especially if seniors have chronic medical conditions like diabetes, arthritis, dementia or heart disease.   Read the full article.

  19. If you have a brain, you have a reason to join the Alzheimer’s fight
    March 06, 2019

    It’s projected 14 million people will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s by 2050. It’s a public health crisis. If you have a brain, join this fight. Home Instead CEO Jeff Huber shares five keys to believe there’s hope in the fight.   Read the full article.

  20. Let’s Put Dementia on the Agenda
    February 07, 2019

    Dementia impacts 50 million people today and will triple by 2050. It’s time to erase the stigma, take action and put dementia on the agenda. Home Instead’s commitment begins with care but extends into advocacy.   Read the full article.

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