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To us, caring is all about personal relationships. In this blog, we will share what’s in our hearts and on our minds. Whether it’s an inspirational story about a senior or caregiver, a helpful care tip, or commentary on the latest news about how we’re working together to enhance the lives of older adults.​


  1. Will less togetherness equal a happier home?
    July 26, 2017

    A family caregiver and her senior mother update their living arrangement to benefit both their needs.   Read the full article.

  2. Staying Positive in the Face of Negativity
    July 12, 2017

    A family caregiver tries to remain positive while caring for her declining mother.   Read the full article.

  3. Focusing on My Own Health
    June 28, 2017

    Small changes to a family caregiver’s diet and exercise habits benefit her and her senior mother.   Read the full article.

  4. A Reminder to Savor the Journey
    June 14, 2017

    Time away from her senior mother gives a family caregiver respite and an opportunity to reflect.   Read the full article.

  5. Filled with Gratitude
    June 02, 2017

    A family caregiver finds focus and contentment while sharing a list of things she’s grateful for.   Read the full article.

  6. The Not-So-Sweet Smell of Caregiving
    May 18, 2017

    The seemingly smallest caregiving issues can sometimes become the most stressful for family caregivers.   Read the full article.

  7. A Group Effort Makes for a Smooth Move
    April 25, 2017

    With help from the family, a move to a new city is successful for a senior parent with dementia.   Read the full article.

  8. The New CAREGiver Arrives
    April 12, 2017

    A family caregiver and her senior mother have a good experience with their new Home Instead CAREGiver.   Read the full article.

  9. Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Caregiver
    March 28, 2017

    Moving takes an emotional toll on a senior, as she says goodbye to her beloved friend and CAREGiver.   Read the full article.

  10. Ain’t Technology Grand?
    March 17, 2017

    Technology can benefit both seniors and caregivers, if necessary privacy precautions are taken.   Read the full article.

  11. You've Won a Prize
    February 27, 2017

    A family caregiver and her senior mother use resources to help protect their personal information from scammers.   Read the full article.

  12. When “Eventually” Becomes “Right Now”
    February 17, 2017

    Planning and assistance helps make a move easier for a family caregiver and her senior mother.   Read the full article.

  13. How We got Started with Home Instead Senior Care
    January 27, 2017

    A family caregiver shares the experience she and her senior mother had finding the right caregiver.   Read the full article.

  14. A Wonderful Holiday Season Despite the Circumstances
    January 16, 2017

    Some planning and assistance helps make a happy holiday season for a senior caregiver and her family.   Read the full article.

  15. Looking Forward to a Fresh Start
    December 28, 2016

    The gift of respite gives a family caregiver time to consider the possibilities of the upcoming year.   Read the full article.

  16. I Was Wrong When I Said There Would Be No Presents This Christmas
    December 14, 2016

    A family caregiver finds peace during the holidays while balancing her needs and those of her senior mother.   Read the full article.

  17. Grief and the Final Decline
    November 30, 2016

    A family caregiver recognizes her senior mother is grieving the impending end of her life, and considers how she can provide comfort   Read the full article.

  18. Thank You, Susie, for Paving the Way
    November 16, 2016

    A caregiver shares her family’s decision to use in-home senior care services and their experience with Home Instead Senior Care.   Read the full article.

  19. Of Food, Waste and Waistlines
    October 26, 2016

    A family caregiver becomes concerned when she discovers her elderly mother, who suffers from dementia, is hiding stale food.   Read the full article.

  20. The Need for Respite Runs Both Ways
    October 17, 2016

    When living in an intergenerational household, sometimes both family caregiver and senior parent need extra respite.   Read the full article.

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