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Friday, August 23, 2019

Think outside the box when it comes to parent care

By Angela Rocheleau Families plan for vacations and life events, but somehow they postpone the most important plan, care for an elderly loved one during...

Why should you pay more for cremation?

There are two reasons why you are willing to pay more for something.

Hospice care offers a true gift of love

There is no greater love a person can share than giving the gift of care during a time of great need.

How to care for an older adult during the summer months

Summer is a special time for caution if you or someone in your family is an older adult. I

Tips for effective communication with memory impaired loved ones

Both family and paid caregivers may overlook various barriers to effective communication with impaired older adults and consequently misinterpret verbal and behavioral messages.

When it comes to home care, educate yourself

In the 20 years I have been in the home health care business, most recently as the CEO of an agency, I have seen the unfortunate results of the lack of planning countless times.

Caregivers deserve some time off

By Angela Rocheleau March brings the promise of the spring season, but, for some families dealing with elderly or frail loved ones it also raises...

Older adults at high risk for drug interactions

At least one in 25 older adults, about 2.2 million people in the United States, take multiple drugs in combinations that can produce a harmful drug-drug interaction.

Dusk to dawn adult care, is first in state

Most evenings, participants in the ElderServe on the Palisades at Night program listen to music that for many, spark memories of years ago.

Love can overcome life’s obstacles no matter what

Marlu Taylor looks into her husband’s face. His expression has an almost childlike innocence to it. “What did you tell me this morning? You remember?” Marlu asks Buddy.