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Jul
24

medicare coverageMedicare coverage of medicines for seniors is often crucial, especially because on average, older adults take a shocking 15-18 prescription medications. And with an average price tag of greater than $11,000 annually for the most common drugs prescribed by doctors for the elderly, it could be devastating when Medicare suddenly denies coverage. And yet, that’s taking place ever more frequently as Medicare… read more


Posted July 24, 2017
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Jul
17

senior travel tipsSummer vacations are something everyone looks forward to! Checking items off of our bucket lists, leaving the worries of the everyday world behind, exploring new destinations. And helping an older loved one enjoy the experiences with you on the vacation makes it all the better. There are, however, certain considerations to keep in mind, and our senior travel tips can help pave the way… read more


Posted July 17, 2017
Tags: Family Caregiving, Holidays

 

Jul
10

dementia care tips"Home is where the heart is;" but what if the person you love has dementia and says, "I want to go home" when he or she is already home? When you are providing care for a loved one with dementia, unfortunately this discussion can be a common occurrence. And the uncertainty and grief-stricken yearning being expressed are nothing less than heartbreaking - and, if we’re honest,… read more


Posted July 10, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Family Caregiving

 

Jun
20

Moving Home to Take Care of ParentsThanks to amazing advances in medicine and science, we are living longer than ever. Because of this, those caring for both children and senior parents, sometimes known as the "sandwich generation", are finding a new niche in their older years: the boomerang generation.

“Aging together” is the descriptor for older adults whose mom and dad are still living… read more


Posted June 20, 2017
Tags: Caregiver Health, Family Caregiving

 

Jun
13

Arthritis and ExerciseThe rule to exercise and stay as active as possible for the best health applies to older adults as well! But for those struggling with arthritis, the pain can create a barrier to maintaining a healthy level of physical fitness.

The good news is, the most recent recommendations ease back on the intensity of activity for elderly people with arthritis, indicating… read more


Posted June 13, 2017
Tags: Arthritis, exercise, Senior Health

 


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Virginia: She’s an angel, and at the same time, a “whirling dervish” with a non-stop take charge energy level. I can’t say enough good things about her. She cares about her clients and their demise hurts her.
Lucy: Kind and caring. Good Activity level.
As you know, the night crew is on duty when we were generally sleeping, so we had less interaction. Monica is a good and caring person. (She called after Linda’s passing to give her condolences). So is Sue. With less demands, the night crew is different in operation. You guys have the right folks on the right shifts.
That’s what my daughter Keri and I thought. Thought you should know.
In closing, let me say that your service exceeded our expectations. I’ll definitely recommend your firm to anyone that I hear needs help.

- Thanks again, M.R.

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