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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!

A Guide to Elder Abuse Prevention

Elder abuse is a reality for 1 in 10 American seniors. Researchers estimate that people only report 1 in 14 cases. Family, friends, and caregivers are all possible perpetrators of elderly abuse towards seniors living at home. While not a new occurrence, researchers expect elder abuse reporting to increase along with...

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Tips for In-Home Caregivers Who Notice Seasonal Depression on Client Visits

Seniors are not exempt from seasonal holiday depression. In fact, they are likely to become depressed during holidays for several reasons. Many of their friends may be far away or may have passed over the last few years, and often they are isolated from social contact with others. Whether you...

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The Pro’s and Con’s of Pet Ownership for Seniors In Their Homes

Pets play important roles in many senior’s lives The pro’s and con’s of pet ownership for seniors are important when considering a new dog or cat to join the household because each family and pet is different in many ways. A good fit makes for a good outcome, a happy...

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Mobile Dentistry Benefits for an Aging Community

by: Dr. Greg Grillo (dentably.com) A mobile dentist is a dentist who provides access to in-home dental care to someone who may otherwise not be able to visit a dental office. A dentist may have a mobile dental clinic of their own or it may be a service offered at...

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Ways to Attract More Home Care Clients

In 1985 older adults accounted for 11% of the U.S. population. By the year 2030, that number is expected to rise to 20%. Today, there are more than 46 million Americans over the age of 65, and by the year 2060, that number will more than double to more than...

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Tips for Living with Dementia, CCRC Finances, Congnitive Assessments, Caregivers Book Club, & Aging in Place

Living with Dementia – 51 Tips to Help You With Daily Living The Intersection of CCRC Finances & Occupancy Results Cognitive assessments lacking, but caregivers can help Cruising Through Caregiving* Virtual Book Club Aging in Place: A Real Choice

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Continuum: Private Duty Home Care and Family Partners: Day Services/Residential Home with Barth Holohan

Barth Holohan is the president and founder of Continuum: Private Duty Home Care and the co-founder of Family Partners: Day Services/Residential Home. He started his home care business in 2002, his day services business in 2008 and his residential home business in 2017. Barth has been in the healthcare industry...

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Preparing For In-Home Care

by: James Fleming If you are a family caregiver, you may be supplementing your caregiving responsibilities with an in-home care attendant for your aging parent. In-home care attendants offer assistance helping with everything from activities of daily living like dressing and eating to instrumental tasks like checking mail, refilling prescriptions,...

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Staying in your Home vs Moving, Long Distance Caregiving, Grocery Shopping Help, & Delaying Dementia

Crunch the Numbers: Staying in Your Home vs. Moving to a CCRC Long Distance Caregiving: Assessing Needs Grocery Shopping for Elderly Adults: A Senior Shopping Service You May Need New Study Explores How Active Lifestyles Could Delay Onset Of Dementia

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Medication Education: Keeping Your Loved One’s Home Safe

For years, public health and law enforcement officials have spoken about the dangers of illegal drug use. Most Americans are warned about these by the time they reach elementary school. However, recent concerns about the rising levels of opioid abuse and the misuse of other medications make it clear that...

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