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Home Safety Cautions

And should there come a time when cleaning just becomes too challenging, a reputable cleaning firm might be the answer. Or, better yet, consider hiring a senior-care companion to assist around the house...
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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

This important program is a natural progression of the Alzheimer's training already provided in the company's comprehensive training program.Our approach of encouragement and assistance helps family members cope with the challenges of dementia...
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Encourage Seniors

If you know a senior who might feel more confident having a doctor's physical prior to undertaking an increased activity schedule, then suggest that he or she schedule one...
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Recommendations and Links for Senior Care

The resources listed here are but a few of the many available to help you meet your senior care needs. More than 50 million individuals in the US and Canada care for a chronically ill, aged or disabled loved one...
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Spice it Up!

According to a group of family caregivers surveyed in a Harris Interactive poll conducted for Home Instead Senior Care, nearly 44 percent help their loved ones cook, while 59 percent assist with grocery shopping...
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Blue Mood Be Gone

Family members who suspect that the older adults in their lives might be suffering from depression should immediately help them seek medical attention...
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Use It Or Lose It

What causes the kinds of "brain drain" that seniors most want to thwart?  According to Dr. Ronald Peterson, director of the Mayo Clinic's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, multiple factors...
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Gardens Brighten Seniors’ Lives

This dual-effort public-education campaign has sought to bring back gardening joys to seniors who have difficulty maintaining gardens, or who have given up gardening altogether due to health or age concerns...
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Depression in Seniors Can Lead to Illness, Diabetes

Other signs of depression include feelings of guilt, worthlessness or helplessness; decreased energy and fatigue; feelings of hopelessness or pessimism; and recurring aches and pains that don't respond to medical treatment...
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New Resource Can Help Identify Depression in Seniors

Big life changes that occur as people age, such as the loss of a spouse, often lead to depression, though experts say it is not considered a normal part of aging.  Even so, if depression is present, the sooner it is...
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