From the monthly archives:

November 2012

Tweet Live Chat with expert Dr. Amy D’Aprix November 30, 2012 at 1 pm PST Register now to attend at: https://www.helpforalzheimersfamilies.com/alzheimers-dementia/family-caregiver-alzheimers-training/live-chat/ and – receive a free Alzheimer’s emergency kit – get a chance to win a caregiver package This chat will begin with a brief introductory webisode featuring Alzheimer’s behavior management resources and tips from [...]

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Tweet November is National Alzheimer’s Month. One of the many reasons that I started this business was because of my grandmother, Sylvia. She lived to be 94 after losing her husband about 15 years earlier and two sons and one daughter preceded her in death. I actually lived with her most of my senior year [...]

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Tweet What are you most thankful for? This is something that I actually examine every now and then and have for years. I think it changes as we wander through the seasons of our own lives. I’ll always be grateful for my beautiful daughters and grandchildren. It’s interesting though, how our ‘thankfulness’ changes from being [...]

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Super BUGS!

by Lois Etienne on November 19, 2012

in Senior Health and Safety

Tweet You have probably heard the term ‘Superbug’ but do you really know what it means? Superbugs are really just a common bacteria that has figured out how to live in the presence of a powerful antibiotic…so we can’t kill it! The dreaded MRSA – methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus – which made over 82,000 people sick [...]

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Tweet Currently about one in 10,000 people seem to age slowly and in spite of bad health habits, live to that magic number of 100 years. Will you be one of them? Apparently there are some clues you can look at to make an educated guess as to how long you’ll grace the earth. Things [...]

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Tweet Your loved one has just been released from the hospital. Now you’re in charge. What should you be looking out for. Health related warning signs don’t necessarily come with loud bells and bright lights. In fact, many are much more subtle and could be over looked or passed off because they seem inconsequential or [...]

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Tweet Most of us can’t wait to be discharged from any hospitalization. However, the first 48 hours back home are absolutely critical for seniors. Making sure they get proper nutrition and hydration, that they take their medications as prescribed and monitoring their activity levels are all important to a speedy and successful recovery. One of [...]

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Tweet Yes, it’s possible to survive and enjoy the holidays if you ask for help. Get in touch with an in-home senior care agency to find out more about how the following five home care services can help to save your sanity during the holiday season and throughout the year. Transportation – Having trouble fitting [...]

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