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Here you will find helpful tips, loving advice, and useful information to make caring for an aging loved one a bit easier.


“We don’t want to use her Long Term Care Coverage…yet.”

Private pay care is always a mystery for the family when the time comes to review care options with an aging family member.

Thanksgiving Day Treats for All Ages and In Home Help

The end of the year is near and we are preparing for some of the most anticipated holidays of the season. Thanksgiving is a wonderful day to spend with family and friends. It’s a day to celebrate and to cherish the time we can be with one another when we live great distances apart. Thanksgiving is a holiday centered on gratitude and festive feasting. Some people claim it is the best holiday of the year.

Sharing our Veterans Stories and In Home Elderly Care

It’s a common phrase that we’ve all got a story to tell. We’ve all had our share of ups and downs in our lives; no matter how simple a lifestyle may be there are still stories to relive. For that reason alone, it is important for our elderly loved ones to talk about their past. You may find out many important things about their lives that you might have otherwise have been able to discover.

Veterans Day History and Professional In Home Care

Veterans Day was celebrated this week in America. November 11th is an annual United States holiday made for taking the time to salute our military veterans and thank our brave men and women for their service and sacrifice. Each November 11th, we are encouraged to show our American pride with our red, white and blue. While it is should be a daily practice, the eleventh is the perfect day to thank a soldier in uniform whenever we see them. It may come as a surprise to realize that Veterans Day wasn’t originally created to celebrate all service men and women veterans of all wars.

Honoring Our Veterans and In Home Care for Veterans

It is amazing how quickly the year has passed; it’s already November. On the eleventh, we will celebrate our nation’s armed forces on Veteran’s Day. This is the day to pay tribute and honor those who have sacrificed their time with their families and their lives to protect our great country. While it should be a daily practice to thank a veteran, it is especially important on this national holiday. Simply saying “thank you” is a small gesture that surely is appreciated. Post a message on a social networking site to thank our veterans. You never know who may come across that post and just needed to hear those words.

Don’t Slip Trip or Fall with In Home Care for the Elderly

It’s hard to believe that Halloween is already here. When visiting local shopping malls, you can already start to see the beginnings of Christmas and winter holiday decorations and preparation. Fall is the right time to prepare your elderly loved one’s home with not only the holiday theme but also to prevent slips and trips that can cause major injury.

Seniors Do Best with Care Provided in their Homes and Festive Fall Decoration Ideas

It’s hard to believe the dog days of summer are behind us. The fall holidays are fast approaching and before you know it, it will be Christmas and New Year’s Day. Fall brings in warm smells of cinnamon and fresh baked pumpkin pie. It is a wonderful time of year to snuggle up by a fireplace at night and to curl up with a good book and a blanket.

Leaves are Falling and Tips for Yard Work and In Home Elderly Care

The temperatures are officially dropping. The need for a coat in the evenings and early mornings is becoming unavoidable. The days are getting shorter and chilly nights are growing longer. With winter fast approaching it is time to prepare our homes and yards for the colder air.

Preparing your Seniors Home for Fall and Professional In Home Senior Care

Autumn has finally arrived and the weather is starting to feel a bit cooler. You may notice you can leave your windows open during the day but need them shut at night to stay warm. The days are getting shorter as the sun sets earlier every day. We are quickly approaching the shorter days of winter and there are many things that need to be taken care of to prepare your home for fall. If you have an elderly loved one who may need some assistance with getting their home ready for fall, here are some helpful tips to get you started.

The Importance of a Clean Home and In Home Assisted Living for the Elderly

Just as your eyes are the windows to your soul; your home might also be considered the window to your personality. Keeping a clean home is not just important for aesthetics, but also for safety. A dirty floor littered with clutter is not only unappealing to the eye, but also could pose a tripping hazard. A refrigerator filled with expired food product is not only a waste of money but could pose a health threat if accidentally consumed. There are many reasons why it is important to keep a clean home.


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