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  1. Apr
    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.

  2. Mar
    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.

  3. Mar
    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.

  4. Mar
    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.

  5. 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.

  6. Mar
    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.

  7. Feb
    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.

  8. Feb
    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.

  9. Feb
    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.

  10. Feb
    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.

  11. Feb
    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.

  12. 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.

  13. Jan
    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.

  14. Jan
    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.

  15. Jan
    January 18, 2020

    Have you noticed that Mom gets a little more confused in the evenings? Or signs of anxiety or aggression as the sun recedes. If you notice any of these signs, your parent may be suffering from a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease called “sundowning”   Read the full article.

  16. Jan
    January 12, 2020

    On the bright side, aging also has many perks like senior discounts at your best-loved restaurant, and the relaxed pace of retirement. With the New Year still fresh, why not embrace your age and make now the best time of your life.   Read the full article.

  17. New Year, New You: Practicing Active Aging in 2020
    January 10, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers ideas to help older adults stay active throughout the year.   Read the full article.

  18. Jan
    January 06, 2020

    As the seasons turn cooler and winter sets in, the days get shorter, which can affect many people. Seniors can be significantly affected, especially if they have mobility issues or can no longer drive.   Read the full article.

  19. Dec
    December 30, 2019

    Deciding to hire a home healthcare professional can be very difficult, especially if your parent was resistant to the idea. Once you find what seems to be the right person, now comes the fun part – introducing them to your parents!   Read the full article.

  20. Dec
    December 24, 2019

    It’s the time of year when the lights go up, and the music starts playing. Amidst all the feasting and festivity, the holidays bring added stress of people hustling and bustling between family gatherings and shopping for the perfect gift.   Read the full article.

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