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  • Stories of Care Connections
    Passion of Caregiving

    While we can write about the importance of people connecting through in-home care, it can be even more impactful to hear it from those who witness it firsthand. When a client or their family is looking for help with anything from companionship to ...

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  • Do You Need In-Home Care?
    Coping and Caregiving

    When it comes to long-term care, there is a lot of denial. It starts with the lack of planning for aging, illness or other things that crop up in life and prevent someone from living completely independently. Next, there are the family caregivers who ...

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  • Living with Alzheimer’s Disease
    Dementia

    A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease typically comes after the symptoms have been showing, yet finally knowing what is behind one’s atypical behavior can be devastating to the individual and their family. Despite the fact that this is a progressive ...

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  • Caregiving Blogs We Love
    Family Caregiver

    While we consider our blog an engaging and helpful resource for family caregivers and those in need of assistance, we also like to read a variety of blogs. The fact is, caregiving for a loved one can at times feel insurmountable and isolating. While your ...

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  • Should You Know? The Pros and Cons of Alzheimer’s Gene Testing
    Dementia

    More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and there is currently no cure for this degenerative brain disease. Doctors are not sure what causes Alzheimer’s disease—is it genetic? Lifestyle? Age-related? However, in some cases ...

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  • Home Care Where?
    Senior Care & Aging

    When people think of in-home care services, they likely picture an older woman living alone in a single family home who has a single caregiver visit as needed. While that may fit with most of the statistics—women live longer than men, people prefer to age ...

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  • Need a Caregiving Consultant?
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    Sometimes in life, we all need a little support and guidance as we maneuver job changes, relationships, and taking on the role of family caregiver. Much like life coaches, there are now Caregiver Consultants, who can provide a variety of resources for the ...

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  • Family Caregiving: Does It Matter Where You Live?
    Long Term Care Options

    The joys and burdens of family caregiving vary from person to person and depend on the personalities, finances, history, and wellness of all parties involved. It can also vary from state to state, depending on the resources and programs available to ...

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  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
    Events

    March is designated as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. People are encouraged to wear blue on March 2, 2018 to help raise awareness and discussion of this disease. In 2018, more than 135,000 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer disease, ...

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