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 […]
October 22, 2014
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Refusing Baths In Alzheimer’s

Refusing baths is all-too-common behavior among folks who have Alzheimer’s or another dementia.  A forceful or angry “no” is a daunting challenge for family caregivers! Having […]
September 19, 2014
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Tips for When Aging Parents Refuse Help

When aging parents refuse help, adult children’s frustration boils over. “My parents absolutely refuse help!  Why are they so hard-headed?” “Why does my father always say […]
August 19, 2014
Baton Rouge Home Instead The 40-70 Rule

The 40-70 Rule Talking with Aging Parents

The 40-70 Rule?  It’s a concept to help adult children have “the talk” with their parents about difficult choices they will encounter as they age. The […]
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
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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

Six sleeping problem solutions for seniors

“Sleepless in Seattle” has a whole new meaning now as fevered Seahawk fans anticipate their team’s Big Game.  Football fans there as well as in Denver […]
January 18, 2014

Flu Season–Give It Your Best Shot

The CDC reports estimates that 60% of flu-related hospitalizations and 90% of flu-related deaths occur in people 65 years of age or older.  Age weakens immunity. […]
January 15, 2014

Salute to Senior Service Honors Volunteers

Home Instead’s Winning Idea   Salute to Senior Service recognizes the continuing impact seniors have on the world around them.  Last year, over 100,000 votes were cast […]
May 2, 2012

Making Life a Little More Livable

If mobility personal care aids are causing a you to bump into a doorway, then this simple yet brilliant product may be for your household.