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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.


Holiday In Home Help and Daylight Savings Time

Can you believe November is almost here? Halloween costumes are coming out, neighborhood families are stocking up on yummy treats, and plans for Thanksgiving are in the works! This year, don’t fall behind by forgetting to “fall back” an hour in the midst of all that fun. November 4th is the end of Daylight Savings Time, so the clocks drop back an hour. This means an hour more sleep and an extra hour of daylight each evening. What more could you ask for? So, what should you do to prepare?

Avoiding Cold and Flu During Changing Seasons

Nothing is worse than waking up in the morning only to realize a cold, or worse, has set in overnight. Sore throats, fevers, coughs, and congestion are just a few of the telltale signs that the pleasant transition to cool weather has brought an uninvited guest. We’re all prone to colds and the flu, but as we age, our immune systems have a much harder time staying strong and defending us.

Senior Care and Physical Activity in Changing Weather

dependable in home senior care is proudly offered to all areas of Miami, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Homestead, and Palmetto Bay, Florida. Imagine with me for a moment, the sound of stepping on crunchy red and gold leaves that dot the sidewalk. The feel of crisp air filling your lungs as you walk outside on a fall morning. The scent of cinnamon, pumpkin and roast turkey. Yes, fall is here, and with it not only comes a million sense-tingling reminders of the season, but also a new set of tips for staying healthy!

Fall Cleaning and Senior Home Care

Spring Cleaning. Some people love it, others dread it, but everyone knows that when we come out of winter hibernation, it’s time to shake off the dust. But this year, we think Fall Cleaning deserves a little attention! After all, the summer to autumn transition can be just as drastic as winter to spring. We think October is a great month to sweep away the last of the vacation sand, clean out those leftovers and prepare to hunker down as temperatures drop. So what should you put on your Fall Cleaning to-do list?


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