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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Spotting the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease
    December 19, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care shares tips for spotting the signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia when visiting family this holiday season.   Read the full article.

  14. Dec
    December 18, 2019

    Give your elderly loved one the tastes they love with less sugar when you choose low-sugar desserts for the holidays. If you need assistance making sure Mom is eating healthy every day, seek the services of a PSW from Home Instead Senior Care   Read the full article.

  15. Dec
    December 12, 2019

    Help your homebound parent stay in touch with family and friends by utilizing technology. Remember, most of all, nothing beats human interaction. The highly-trained and caring staff at Home Instead Senior Care in Hamilton is ready to assist you.   Read the full article.

  16. Dec
    December 06, 2019

    Alzheimer’s robs a person of their cognitive and physical abilities. Each stage of the disease affects the patient differently. At no other time is this more evident than during the holidays. Caregivers often struggle with the added responsibilities.   Read the full article.

  17. Nov
    November 30, 2019

    Being a caregiver for your elderly loved one is a never-ending job. Each day, you wrestle with meal planning and preparation, house-cleaning, bill-paying, lining up doctor appointments, and many other responsibilities.   Read the full article.

  18. Nov
    November 24, 2019

    As the year winds down, arguably, the best part is yet to come. Yes, it is the holiday season, a time of good cheer, and lots of family time. It is also a time of stress, especially for caregivers whose schedules are already full to the brim.   Read the full article.

  19. Nov
    November 18, 2019

    Deciding to hire a professional caregiver may be the second hardest choice you and your senior will have to make. The most difficult one is finding the right personal support worker to step in and help your aging mom or dad.   Read the full article.

  20. Nov
    November 12, 2019

    Dealing with aggressive behaviour in a dementia patient is not easy, but it’s possible when you know the right way. Learn some tips and tricks necessary to keep you and them safe, and your relationship intact is paramount to handling your day-to-day tasks   Read the full article.

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