The Importance of a Routine: Dementia Care

Most of us know someone diagnosed with dementia and the struggles associated with the disease. Even the most basic, or routine tasks become almost impossible. One tip that...
Joey
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Stay Hydrated

Water keeps every system in the body functioning properly. Everyone probably knows that it’s important to drink plenty of fluids when the temperatures soar outside. But staying hydrated...
Joey
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Managing Medications

If dealing with multiple medications is a daily challenge, many deal with this problem daily.  Nearly 40 percent of older adults take five or more prescription drugs. The...
Joey
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Finding Meaning and Purpose

After the honeymoon phase of retirement wears off, retirees often feel an overall sense of loss.  Specifically, common feelings are: A lack of social interaction A lack of...
Joey
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Hospice Care

“The end of life can be, and should be, beautiful. Life is like a rainbow, with high points and low points- the end can be just as beautiful...
Joey
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Dependability as a senior caregiver

If you are looking to either get into or become more proficient in the senior care space, there is one quality that you must...
Eric Corum
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The Best Thing To Do After A Hip Replacement

I have seen a number of elderly seniors who have undergone hip replacements. The typical thread of events usually goes like this:
Eric Corum
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How To Protect Against Geriatric Depression

I recently read an excellent blog post from the Parenting Our Parents organization about geriatric depression. Shortly after reading that I ran across...
Eric Corum
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Caregiver Hiring Tip: Set Expectations

Finding the right caregiver for an elderly relative can be a challenge. One of the best things that you can do before hiring someone...
Eric Corum
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A Senior, A Child & Technology: A Perfect Match

I am a huge fan of intergenerational activities. Few things brighten up the face of a senior like a child. Even if...
Eric Corum
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Elder Home Care: Planning for the Unexpected

This last weekend, I had an employee contact me early in the morning to tell me that her car had broken down and she...
Eric Corum
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A Pricing Guide: In Home Care

Aging in Place and the Cost of Long Term Care The goal for the vast majority of seniors in the United States is...
Eric Corum
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Home Health Care…What is it?

There is a lot of confusion around the terms used in long-term care. You hear names like: home health, personal assistance, in-home companion, in-home...
Eric Corum
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Aging In Place Safety (Home Modifications)

One of the first things that people think about when considering aging in place for a loved one is home modifications. There are...
Eric Corum
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Exercising for Seniors – Tips & Tricks

As you age, physical activity and exercise is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. With seniors, however,...
Eric Corum
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