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In Home Care

Home for the Holidays

Leann Reynolds | Posted 02.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Leann Reynolds

Families can use the holidays as a time to reconnect and make time to talk about how to handle circumstances for elderly or ailing loved ones they only see once a year.

What Makes A Good Caregiver?

Marki Flannery | Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

Who are the people to whom we entrust our aging parents, our spouses, ourselves in our greatest need, and how can we ensure that they are a good fit for our loved ones?

Would You Do This? Profound Stories of Caregiving

Leann Reynolds | Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact
Leann Reynolds

It can be quite challenging to select just one winner from the many applicants around the country who make up the 65 million family caregivers in the United States. All of these individuals are giving so much to care for a loved one.

Sami Peterson: National Family Caregiver of the Year!

Suzanne Mintz | Posted 12.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Mintz

Sami Peterson is like most of the family caregivers I've had the privilege of meeting over the years -- hard working, resourceful, optimistic and exhausted.

Ways to Assess Long-Term Care Insurance Companies

Leann Reynolds | Posted 11.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Leann Reynolds

Long before anyone expects to be thinking about in-home caregivers or nursing homes is precisely when they should be considering long-term care insurance.

Alzheimer's And The Importance Of Early Detection

Leann Reynolds | Posted 11.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Leann Reynolds

If Alzheimer's disease cannot currently be stopped or cured, what difference does early detection make?

A Powerful Tool For Reaching People With Alzheimer's

Leann Reynolds | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Leann Reynolds

A woman with Alzheimer's may look at her elderly husband and not recognize him as her husband because he does not look 35 years old anymore. So if you were to play music from that time period it would speak to her current reality.

How To Find Humor As Your Parents' Caregiver

Leann Reynolds | Posted 10.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Leann Reynolds

Becoming a caregiver for your own parents can trigger a series of events that topples everything. One day you feel like Superwoman ... and then, all of a sudden, you find yourself responsible for meeting the physical and emotional needs of your ailing loved one.

Home Health Care: Navigating Racial And Cultural Differences

Marki Flannery | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

With homebound elders in fragile health and often with a litany of limitations, transcending racial, ethnic and cultural differences does not come easy.