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  1. Sep
    15
    September 15, 2018

    How often have you thought it would be fun to Skype call your mother? When your children chat about texting their friends or posting on Instagram, do your dad’s eyes glaze over as he feigns listening?   Read the full article.

  2. Sep
    08
    September 08, 2018

    Our brains need stimulation, no matter how old we are. Once the kids move out and we retire, having reasons to keep the little grey cells firing is crucial to maintaining our mental health and well-being.   Read the full article.

  3. Aug
    30
    August 30, 2018

    As Baby Boomers hit retirement, remaining independent and embracing new found freedom from the daily humdrum of a career is an exciting goal. Yet, as the years pass by, an aging parent like you Mom will possibly become frail.   Read the full article.

  4. Aug
    23
    August 23, 2018

    You may not be able to move as quickly as you used to, but you can still manage your weight and increase your energy levels. Regular exercise and a healthy diet also help maintain or reduce illness, ease stress and keep you out of the hospital.   Read the full article.

  5. Aug
    15
    August 15, 2018

    Struggling with weight gain is common. In your 20s, you thought you could eat just about anything you wanted, but those unhealthy fats, sugars, cholesterol and carbohydrates take up long term residence in your body.   Read the full article.

  6. Aug
    08
    August 08, 2018

    Staying in shape is imperative to good health at every age. Keeping active as a senior adult is harder when arthritis wants to step in and set up shop in your joints. You might be tempted to slow down and enjoy your “Golden Years".   Read the full article.

  7. Jul
    30
    July 30, 2018

    There are a variety of reasons why your once mild-mannered mother lashes out when you ask a question. Fear, anger, and isolation are a few ways your elderly may react to growing old. Caring for seniors takes patience, love, and a steady hand.   Read the full article.

  8. Jul
    23
    July 23, 2018

    Many of us struggle to take in our daily dose of vegetables and fruits. Healthy eating is more challenging for seniors. Shopping and cooking for one is not fun, and caregivers in the family do not always have much time on their hands.   Read the full article.

  9. Jul
    15
    July 15, 2018

    We aim to provide as many resources as possible to aid caregivers caring for seniors. If you are looking for websites that are specifically geared toward seniors and their specific needs, we have a list you can bookmark for future reference.   Read the full article.

  10. Jul
    07
    July 07, 2018

    Bring your parent home from hospital with confidence by working with the caregiving team at Home Instead Senior Care. We support elders and their families with a variety of services that include companionship, personal care, home help, and more.   Read the full article.

  11. Jun
    30
    June 30, 2018

    Traveling is an excellent opportunity to explore new places or visit familiar faces. When you age and have to take a myriad of medications, traveling can mess with regular routine. Do you need to follow the new time zone for that time-sensitive pill?   Read the full article.

  12. Jun
    22
    June 22, 2018

    You can help mom remain healthy and avoid re-hospitalization when you both prepare for rehabilitation at home. Professional caregivers, like Home Instead Senior Care, can help your family keep mom at home after an illness.   Read the full article.

  13. Jun
    15
    June 15, 2018

    Dating is new territory for everyone. Mom probably feels the excitement of a new relationship. You and your siblings may have feelings of trepidation. There is no need to let a new companion plant a wedge in your relationship with your parent.   Read the full article.

  14. Jun
    08
    June 08, 2018

    Celebrating Father’s Day is one way to show dad how much he means to you. The question is, what do you give a man who has given you so much? The good news is most fathers are pretty straightforward. So, finding gift ideas can be easy.   Read the full article.

  15. May
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    May 30, 2018

    With age comes wisdom as well as aches, pains, and physical constraints. Gram’s knobbly knuckles struggle to grasp her teacup, yet, her laughter still warms your heart. Be sure she is safe in her own home with a few steps of precaution   Read the full article.

  16. May
    23
    May 23, 2018

    As a family caregiver, you have a lot on your plate. On top of your job, responsibilities with your spouse and kids, taking mom to appointments; making sure dad gets a nutritious dinner or helping Aunt Ethel keep her home clean, can leave you exhausted.   Read the full article.

  17. May
    16
    May 16, 2018

    On average, seniors take six prescription medications daily for a variety of ailments like high blood pressure, pain, anxiety or allergies. At the time of purchasing these medications, side effects are not always properly understood.   Read the full article.

  18. May
    08
    May 08, 2018

    With aging, appetite decreases, physical activity diminishes, and sleep disorders often arise. Many seniors suffer from short-term and chronic insomnia, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, snoring, or REM sleep behavior disorder.   Read the full article.

  19. Apr
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    April 29, 2018

    Many young adults are finding themselves in the complicated position of taking care of their own family, their parents and their jobs. One moment they are watching a ballet recital and the next they are picking up prescriptions for their parents   Read the full article.

  20. Apr
    21
    April 21, 2018

    With the rising use of the Internet comes the increased number of cyber criminals and instances of identity theft. Imposters and criminals stop at nothing to get what they want. Vulnerable seniors are often the ones to pay the price.   Read the full article.

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