January 21, 2015

Thank a Senior Today

Thank a senior today.  If “what for?” is your immediate response, give the matter another minute-and-a-half’s thought.  Chances are, many of your life influences are now […]
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 […]
November 24, 2014
National Family Caregiver Month Home Instead Senior Care

Happy Family Caregiver Month!

November is National Family Caregiver Month! More than 65 million people—that’s more than one quarter of the U.S. population—are the caregivers for a family member who […]
November 5, 2014
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Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body Dementia may not be a frequent topic of conversation for you.  Many people have never even heard of it, but Lewy body dementia vies […]
October 15, 2014
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Holiday Stress Live Chat

Holiday stress is a reality for most people in our frazzled and frantic society. Ordinary everyday life can seem just too much to bear on any […]
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 27, 2014
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Talking to Children about Alzheimer’s

When you are talking to children about Alzheimer’s disease, where do you start?  Broaching the subject with kids and teens can be a scary proposition, but […]
August 19, 2014
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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 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 […]
April 14, 2014
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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

Parkinson’s disease has silenced legendary songstress Linda Ronstadt, who says that thanks to the disease she can now “not sing a note.” Canadian-American actor Michael J. […]