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Powers of Attorney Are Not Created Equally

Jul 27, 2018 by Anonymous

GUEST BLOG: Attorney Lauren A. Weldon loves helping people protect what they value most by designing comprehensive estate plans. She also has a strong desire to assist seniors and their families in navigating the complexities of long term care planning. Read Article

Mutually Beneficial: The Value of Respite Care

Jun 11, 2018 by Anonymous

According to AARP, an estimated 37 billion hours of care were provided by 40 million caregivers in the United States in 2013. Caregiving is a demanding job -- and respite can be an important support service. Read Article

Keeping Seniors Safe in the Bathroom

May 4, 2018 by Anonymous

Did you know that approximately 80 percent of the falls that occur in the home happen in the bathroom? However, taking some very simple safety precautions can reduce the risk considerably. Read Article

Aging’s Impact on Nutrition & Reducing the Risk of Malnutrition

Apr 6, 2018 by Anonymous

A recent study found that, of the millions of older adults admitted to the hospital every year, one in three is malnourished. This article examines what families can do to ensure that senior loved ones are eating well. Read Article

Caregivers and New Technologies Keep Seniors Connected to Others

Apr 5, 2018 by Alex Holden

A message from Anna Holden, General Manager, Comfort Keepers of Chicago North Shore Read Article

Men Are Caregivers, Too

Mar 12, 2018 by Anonymous

Comfort Keepers takes a look at the issues and concerns facing the more than 44 million male caregivers in our country today. Read Article

Sensing the Need for Home Care: What to Look For

Dec 21, 2017 by Alex Holden

Many holiday traditions tempt your five senses. These senses can also be used to evaluate the status of elderly family members. Read Article

What Gift Does a Family Caregiver Really Want? A Low-Key Holiday!

Dec 19, 2017 by Alex Holden

Make the transition from stress to success -- and manage to maintain family harmony at the same time. Read Article

The Holiday Hangover: Alcohol Abuse and Older Adults

Dec 17, 2017 by Anonymous

Often, the senior’s family hesitate to address the senior’s drinking, believing that the person should be left alone to enjoy the final years of his or her life. Unfortunately, the negative consequences and effects on the senior’s quality of life warrant intervention. Read Article

Alzheimer's and the Holidays

Dec 13, 2017 by Anonymous

Communication and patience are the keys to navigating the holiday season when Alzheimer's is part of the mix. Read Article

Giving Thanks for America’s Family Caregivers

Nov 22, 2017 by Alex Holden

Giving Thanks for America's Family Caregivers From the AARP Blog... Read Article

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