When home care is a better option

  We’ve talked about how to know if it’s time for an aging parent or loved one to consider assisted living, but not every elderly person who lives alone wants to consider alternative living arrangements, nor is it necessary in every case. If...

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Keeping the elderly safe in the winter

Everywhere we look, there’s snow. The seemingly non-stop snow events of this year have left huge snow banks by the road and deep blankets of snow in our yards. Now strong winds and low temperatures make for chilly days. For many, this weather has...

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Is it Alzheimer’s disease?

As people age, they may experience symptoms that might alarm their children. Perhaps they forget names or have trouble with the television remote. They may have trouble finding the right word or finding objects like their keys. These are normal...

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What is a Geriatric Care Manager?

As your parent ages, you may want to consider the services of a geriatric care manager. A GCM is a professional with expertise in health and human services and can assist families who care for elderly or disabled relatives. Think of a GCM as a...

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