Aug-Sep 2013 Newsletter

Posted on September 4, 2014

Special Tips for Your Friends and Family

Uncertain Paths – Transitioning to Home Care

Your mom is in the skilled nursing facility and the social worker/case manager is talking to you about sending her home. It is recommended that she not be without personal care assistance/home care. All of a sudden, there are many decisions to make.

  • Do you bring her to your home?
  • Do you care for her every day in her own home?
  • Do you contact a home care agency or hire a caregiver privately?

No matter what is decided, this is unfamiliar territory that brings to surface many fears and anxiety. Hiring outside help for a parent creates a tremendous storm of emotions.

Read Our Featured Article: Uncertain Paths – Transitioning to Home Care

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Massage for Seniors: It’s A Good Thing!

There is growing evidence that seniors could significantly benefit from a regular massage session and a new specialty is rapidly growing to provide this service, tailored to the senior’s needs and concerns.

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Uncertain Paths – Transitioning to Home Care

No matter what is decided, this is unfamiliar territory that brings to surface many fears and anxiety. Hiring outside help for a parent creates a tremendous storm of emotions.

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Hearing Loss – Bringing Seniors Back into the Conversation

Nearly one-third of people over the age of 65 are hard-of-hearing while nearly 50% of people over the age of 85 suffer from some form of hearing loss.

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