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    An in-home caregiver helps support the emotional well-being of in-home care recipients

    Staying independent is a top priority for seniors who want to make the most of their golden years. For some people, receiving in-home care can make the difference between living happily and comfortably at home, or needing to move into an assisted living facility where they will lose more of their independence. However, people who […]

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    A woman is making the most of in-home care with a quality caregiver.

    When most people think of in-home caregiving, they imagine the basic essentials: a helping hand with bathing, dressing, grooming, and cooking. Certainly, caregivers can provide for all of your loved one’s daily needs to keep them comfortable and safe. But in addition to the services your loved one can’t do without, did you know there […]

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    Deciding between in-home care vs assisted living can be challenging.

    When your loved one struggles to maintain their quality of life at home, getting them assistance is important. But when it comes to deciding what to do next, many loved ones feel confused or overwhelmed. Deciding between in-home care vs. assisted living facilities is a common choice for people who need daily care. Each of […]

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    Regular check-ins with your in-home caregiver can help your loved one get the best care possible.

    An in-home caregiver can make a world of difference for people who might otherwise struggle to maintain their quality of life on their own. If your loved one isn’t able to consistently prepare their meals, tend to their basic needs, or get around the house or neighborhood without risking a fall, an in-home caregiver can […]

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    A woman sits with a medical professional while choosing an in-home care provider.

    Deciding to hire an in-home caregiver is a giant leap. Often you and your loved one in need of care will have multiple conversations about supporting their independence and quality of life before deciding that a caregiver is the right solution. And even then, figuring out the financial side of hiring a caregiver can also […]

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    An image of blue and pink pills representing the new Alzheimer’s drug.

    At the end of November 2022, The New England Journal of Medicine published results from a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug. This was one of the most extensive clinical trials for an Alzheimer’s drug, with many participants from groups historically underrepresented in Alzheimer’s treatment trials or with comorbidities that might impact the drug’s […]

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    indoor yoga is a fantastic winter wellness activity

    The winter season can present challenges for people of all ages, but seniors may especially struggle. Shorter days, cooler temperatures and a post-holidays emotional crash can all present potential roadblocks for seniors who want to live life to the fullest. Rather than falling into a winter slump, here are some tips and activities seniors can […]

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    An older women being checked for glaucoma in a doctor's office

    Sight is one of the primary ways that most humans explore our world. It’s how we watch movies, read books, look at photos to bring back happy memories, and keep ourselves safe from potential dangers. For people with glaucoma, however, sight is no longer easy to take for granted. For Glaucoma Awareness Month this January, […]

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    a photo of tools to use to maintain a healthy weight, including running shoes, apples, a bathroom scale, measuring tape and barbell

    In the New Year, many people are thinking about starting new healthy habits to carry them through the rest of the year. In fact, 23% of people make their New Year’s resolutions about maintaining a healthier lifestyle, and 20% are about losing weight. How appropriate that National Healthy Weight Week is this January to help […]

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    a person manages hypertension by measuring their blood pressure

    About one in three U.S. adults have high blood pressure and aren’t aware of it. Additionally, those who have been diagnosed with hypertension are often tempted to dismiss their diagnosis until this quiet, chronic condition has progressed so far that damages the body. Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to damage and many severe conditions, including:  Artery […]

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