From the monthly archives:

December 2012

Be A Santa To A Senior

by Lois Etienne on December 27, 2012

in Holidays,Lifestyle

Tweet I want to take this opportunity to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Be A Santa To A Senior program this year. Our CAREGivers here at Home Instead Senior Care participate year round with small donations from each paycheck. Home Instead Senior Care underwrites this program and also makes [...]

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Tweet The holidays are frequently a time of introspection. I’m always reminded that as one lies dying, they are not thinking about how they wished they could have gotten a couple more minutes in at the office. Relationships are what make us human. Take this time of year and pay more attention to people than [...]

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Tweet “These are a few of my favorite things.”  As I get older, I reflect this time of year of my many blessings. I’m not where I thought I would be at this point in my life or who I thought I would be with but as I look back in time, with perspective, I [...]

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Tweet What are some of your favorite memories? Some of my most ‘feel good’ memories are listening to the sound of trains, singing at a Redskins football game (when I was 16), having babies and laughing until my cheeks and my sides hurt when I’m with my family. It’s funny though because my girls don’t [...]

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Frailty

by Lois Etienne on December 3, 2012

in Lifestyle,Senior Health and Safety

Tweet Research conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care network revealed that 90 percent of seniors put loss of independence at the top of their list of aging worries. One related concern is a condition known as frailty. According to geriatrician and researcher Stephanie Studenski, M.D., M.P.H., seniors becoming weak or frail is usually the [...]

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