Taking Care of Senior Parents via Long Distance – How to Make a Plan for Care

Living far away from older family members can make home care needs easier to miss. As a matter of fact, many adult children of senior parents don’t even realize that Mom and Dad need assistance until they return home to visit or spend more time together during the course of the holidays. If you are […]

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Top Tips to Help Family Caregivers Get More Done

Are your elderly parents in need of help at home? Are you additionally attempting to manage meeting the needs of children and family at home? If so, you are part of the sandwich generation – a demographic of individuals, usually in their thirties or forties, who find themselves responsible for raising their own children and […]

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Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Offerings While Managing Diabetes

The holidays are a great time to get together with family and friends, but let’s be honest: it’s often also a time for overindulgence in less-than-healthy meals. With numerous rich, fatty, and sugary delicacies on hand at every turn, it’s challenging to stick to a healthy diet, which can produce serious health problems for those […]

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Family Caregivers: Enjoy the Many Benefits of Respite Care

Meeting the care needs of an elderly or disabled loved one is a physically, psychologically, and emotionally demanding task, and it’s crucial for family caregivers to take time away to rest and relax on occasion. Respite care provides relief from the everyday responsibilities of caregiving, allowing family caregivers to also care for themselves. Here are a few […]

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Rogue Valley Senior Care Tips to Know Before Shopping for Home Care Services

It’s becoming apparent that Dad needs some help at home, and certainly you know just where to turn for assistance, right? No? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. Millions of Americans are facing the same concern, and most people don’t know much about home care before the need for care is upon them. If you’re in […]

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Dividing Elderly Care Costs Without Causing a War with the Family

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Do you remember how challenging it could be as a child to learn the concept of sharing with your siblings? Though the incredible importance of thinking of others’ feelings, and also being fair, was impressed upon us while very young, it may still be a hurdle to minimize sibling squabbles in terms of difficult decisions […]

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How to Handle a Parent with Dementia in Denial

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“How can you say I have Alzheimer’s disease? There is nothing wrong with me!” If you’ve ever heard a senior loved one with dementia frustratingly communicate this or a similar sentiment, it’s likely you have believed that individual was just in denial and not willing to come to grips with a tough diagnosis. The truth […]

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