December 15, 2014
Senior Holiday Check-In Checklist

Senior Holiday Check-In Checklist

Don’t just be there. BE THERE.  Family gatherings are at the heart of most people’s holiday traditions.  We may arrive wearing that distinctive reindeer sweater Mee […]
June 13, 2014
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Hurricane Preparedness for Seniors

Hurricane preparedness for seniors here in southern Louisiana is critical.  Of course being ready for hurricane season is important for anyone living in this part of […]
June 6, 2014
Making home safer for seniors Home Instead Senior Care

Making Home Safer for Seniors

Making home safer for seniors is a major concern.  Of course folks typically want to remain in their homes as they age. But what would you […]
January 28, 2014
Cold Weather in Baton Rouge

Cold Weather Warning BrIngs Potential Danger: Three Steps for Seniors to Stay Safe

  Baton Rouge is flirting again with unfamiliar dangerous winter weather, so Home Instead Senior Care encourages seniors and their loved ones to brush up on cold weather […]
November 8, 2013

Don’t Forget to Check the Smoke Detectors!

Now that we’ve all turned back our clocks, it’s time to ask the all important question: Have you checked the smoke detectors in your loved one’s […]
September 30, 2013

Senior Driving: What If?

“Driving is such an important part of people’s lives… you need to go into it with respect and dignity.  You can’t just say, ‘Dad, I’m your […]
May 13, 2013

Is It Safe For Your Aging Parent to Drive With a Pet?

It has long been established that having a small pet is good for health and well-being as we age. Many of us who are providing home […]
May 10, 2013

Medicare Fraud: You Can Help Prevent, Detect, and Report

The media is discovering more and more accounts of medicare fraud every week. Right here in Baton Rouge, The Advocate reports that at least 17 people […]
February 8, 2013

Be Safe and Walk Like a Penguin

  Mom’s condition is holding steady; there haven’t been many great days lately, but not too many bad ones, and for that I’m thankful. Winter has […]
December 10, 2012

Generic Lipitor Recalled Due to Glass Particles

We’ve talked recently about how many Americans over the age of 45 were taking cholesterol lowering medication.  (25% of them!)  Indeed, if you’re caring for aging […]