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January 9, 2017

Elderly Care: The Holidays Are Over. What’s Next for Your Senior Loved One?

Elderly CareSpending time with loved ones over the holidays is priceless, in more ways than one. Not only does it provide the opportunity to create treasured memories that will last a lifetime, but it also gives family members the opportunity to check in on one another to ensure health and wellbeing. This is particularly true for elderly loved ones living independently; and it’s often during holiday visits that family members discover concerns that may raise questions about the need for elderly care assistance.


September 20, 2016

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Talk the Talk: Top Tips for Communicating with a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimers CaregiversConnecting with others is one of the most basic human necessities: sharing the ups and downs of life, discovering commonalities, and growing closer to those we care about. In fact, it’s so crucial to our wellbeing that isolation from relationships can result in the same negative health effects as smoking, obesity and high blood pressure. (more…)

July 29, 2013

Set Them Up to Succeed

successHave you ever felt as if you were set up to fail?  Most people have, I would guess.  Often the situation is not intentional, but rather due to a misunderstanding of expectations, failure to communicate, or lack of time.  Whether we are supervising a caregiver or asking a family member to help us care for someone, things go so much better for all parties when we actively set the person up to succeed.  Here are some things to keep in mind: