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We know that it can be tough, finding care for a loved one, or taking care of them yourself. So we offer our end users a blog with information on care giving, choosing a community, senior living and care news and just for fun!

5 Effective Ways to Help Take Care of Your Grandparents

When it comes to taking care of your grandparents everyone wants to be sure that they are handled with good care, patience, and love. While at times it may be stressful, you must also keep in mind that it is not easy for them to become dependent on others. It…

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Tips for Planning a Group Outing for Seniors

Group outings can be troublesome enough—but arranging these events can be particularly stressful for seniors and their caregivers. Not only do you need to account for everyone’s health, but you also need to remember that each person has physical limitations. Still, this isn’t an excuse to give up—seniors need the…

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3 Tips for New Home Caregivers

Becoming a caregiver is often a sudden reality for children. They’re tasked with stepping up and meeting their parents’ needs when their health starts to deteriorate. If you find yourself in this position and don’t know how to take on your new role, read through these tips for new home…

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What to Do Before an Estate Sale

It’s tough to watch your parents get older. Role reversals can happen in the blink of an eye. For example, you may need to start taking care of your parents when you’re used to them taking care of you. One thing that can make the transition a little easier is…

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The Best Ways to Avoid Getting Sick this Winter

Winter comes with a lot of baggage, which includes potentially getting sick. However, due to so many work and holiday obligations, getting sick this time of year can cause some massive headaches. To remain healthy, try some of these ways to avoid getting sick in the winter. Use a Humidifier…

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Ways Caring for Your Aging Parent Can Impact Your Children (And What to Do About it)

Most adults understand that becoming a caretaker to their aging parents is something that should be considered with care. There’s a lot of content out there for adults caring for their parents that explain the physical, emotional, and financial strain this could have on them. Yet, what isn’t covered is…

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Caring for an Aging Parent with a Chronic Illness

Being a caregiver to an aging parent already presents a lot of emotional, physical, and financially challenges on an adult child. So, when you add to the mix a chronic illness, one can only imagine the amount of strain this puts on the entire family. While it may feel like…

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Guide to Caring for Elderly Parents at Home

It’s tough to watch your parents get older. They may experience health issues or need more help performing day-to-day tasks. One way to ensure your parents get the care they need is to have them move in with you. These simple tips on caring for elderly parents at home will…

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Well…Isn’t This Most Uncomfortable

This might be uncomfortable for some of you to read…it certainly was uncomfortable for me to experience. As the son of a mother with Alzheimer Disease (and her primary caregiver) you eventually end up doing things for which you could never have dreamed. I’m not a doctor / nurse or…

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The Final Curtain

by: David Moore Not quite the last laugh…but Despite finally losing her 13 year struggle with Alzheimer Disease…my mother found a way to make a grandiose exit. Pretty remarkable for someone who (like most A.D. victims) was nearing that final six week to six month stretch when they have trouble…

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