Assisting with senior nutrition.
Tips for Healthier Senior Nutrition

Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution or following a specific health scare, there are many reasons we promise ourselves to eat better going forward. For seniors who may be dealing with or trying to stave off various health issues, better nutrition is particularly important. There are two equally important components to improving one’s diet: what […]

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Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder in Seniors

The holidays are supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year”. But according to Mental Health America, the number of Americans age 65 and older suffering from some form of depression spikes each year during the holidays. There are many reasons seniors may not view the holidays as a time of joyous celebration. […]

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Tips for Family Caregivers

In the United States, approximately 80% of care for the elderly is performed by family members, including spouses and adult children. One out of every four household provides some form of senior home health care, a number that is continuously expanding. Many of our client families come us in distress after attempting to provide adequate […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Skilled Home Care

It’s easy for individuals or families exploring senior home health care to get lost in the jargon. In particular, understanding the difference between “skilled” home health services and “unskilled” or “private duty” home care can be confusing.  Intuitively, it seems like everyone should want skilled services – you’d want a skilled chef at a restaurant, […]

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Best Practices in Non-Emergency Senior Planning

Too often, adult sons and daughters scrambling to respond to a sudden change in an aging parent’s health – be it a fall, an unexpected hospital admission, or a mental health episode – wish they had specific guidance from their parents or answers to certain questions that would be helpful in managing care in the […]