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August 30th is National Grief Awareness Day: What Are the Stages of Grief?

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Aug 15, 2017 | Comments Off on August 30th is National Grief Awareness Day: What Are the Stages of Grief?
Home Care Walpole MA - August 30th is National Grief Awareness Day: What Are the Stages of Grief?

Home Care Walpole MA-Understanding the stages of grief can help family caregivers and home care providers to support a senior who has lost a loved one or who is grieving a change in their life due to illness or injury.

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Presbycusis: An Age-Related Hearing Loss

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Aug 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Presbycusis: An Age-Related Hearing Loss
Home Health Care Newton MA - Presbycusis: An Age-Related Hearing Loss

Home Health Care Newton MA-If you’re unfamiliar with presbycusis, read on to find out what the disease is and treatments that may be available for your senior parent.

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Should Your Senior Loved One Be Avoiding Exercise if She Has Arthritis?

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Aug 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Should Your Senior Loved One Be Avoiding Exercise if She Has Arthritis?
Senior Care Sharon MA - Should Your Senior Loved One Be Avoiding Exercise if She Has Arthritis?

Senior Care Sharon MA-Some people who have arthritis worry about exercising because they’re sure it will make their pain worse. In reality, exercise can be one of the best things your senior loved one can do to help manage her pain.

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Understanding Huntington’s Disease

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Jul 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Understanding Huntington’s Disease
Home Care Medfield MA - Understanding Huntington’s Disease

Home Care Medfield MA-Huntington’s disease (HD) is a degenerative disease that is passed down through families as a result of a defective gene. Understanding the disease is the first step in being prepared to care for a parent with HD as the disease progresses.

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What is Live-In Elder Care?

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Jul 19, 2017 | Comments Off on What is Live-In Elder Care?
Elder Care Sharon MA - What is Live-In Elderly Care?

Elder Care Sharon MA-One of the most important responsibilities that you have as a family caregiver is making sure that your parent has the type of care that is right for their individual needs and challenges. This means that you will need to evaluate the different styles of care that are available.

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Bathing Tips for Seniors

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Jul 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Bathing Tips for Seniors
Home Health Care Norwood MA - Bathing Tips for Seniors

Home Health Care Norwood MA-One issue that is particularly challenging for many seniors is bathing. Some of the ways that having an in-home health care services provider in the home with your loved one can help them address this need properly are discussed here.

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Would Your Elder Parent Benefit from Transitioning into Your Home?

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Jul 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Would Your Elder Parent Benefit from Transitioning into Your Home?
Elder Care Wellesley MA - Would Your Elder Parent Benefit from Transitioning into Your Home?

Elder Care Wellesley MA-When you made the decision to step into the role of being a family caregiver for your elder parent, you were making the decision to do what you could to help them live the highest quality of life possible. There might come a time when you begin to consider if transitioning your parent into your home to live with you and your family might be the best choice for their needs.

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Helping Elderly Loved Ones Manage Dentures

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Jun 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Helping Elderly Loved Ones Manage Dentures
Elderly Care Dover MA - Helping Elderly Loved Ones Manage Dentures

Elderly Care Dover MA-Of course you want to help your aging parent maintain their wonderful smile, but if they wear dentures, you may not be sure exactly where to start. Many seniors have partial or full dentures, but younger generations often don’t know much about how to care for them since they haven’ experienced them yet.

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Tips for Encouraging a Senior with Loss of Appetite to Get the Nutrition that They Need

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Jun 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Tips for Encouraging a Senior with Loss of Appetite to Get the Nutrition that They Need
Homecare Cambridge MA - Tips for Encouraging a Senior with Loss of Appetite to Get the Nutrition that They Need

Homecare Cambridge MA-Realizing that your elderly parent is suffering from inadequate nutrition can be intimidating for you as a family caregiver. Taking meaningful steps to address the cause of their loss of appetite can help them to eat more and improve their well-being.

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What are the Risk Factors for Seniors Falling?

By Erica Tomasello, CEO | Jun 14, 2017 | Comments Off on What are the Risk Factors for Seniors Falling?
Home Care Needham MA - What are the Risk Factors for Seniors Falling?

Home Care Needham MA-Some people think that falling is just a part of getting older, but the truth is that falls are always caused by something. The reason could be a medical condition, a physical factor, or because of some outside factor that made a situation less safe.

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