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The Comforts of Hospice Care During Your Loved One’s Final Days

The purpose of hospice care is not to treat illness or to aid in recovery in anyway. Hospice care is unique, in that it provides your loved one with comfort care, and emotional and spiritual support during their final days. Your loved one may require hospice after a hard fight with illness, a chronic condition, [...]

By |April 27th, 2016|Resources and Support|0 Comments

Is It Time To Move Mom Or Dad Into A Nursing Home?

There are a number of reasons living alone may be unsafe for your parent. Maybe they just lost their spouse and simply don’t feel comfortable living alone. That could be because of the neighborhood or just because it’s been such a long time since they’ve lived alone, if ever. Something else to consider is transportation [...]

By |April 23rd, 2016|Resources and Support|0 Comments

Communication in Early Stage Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s changes the way we have to communicate with our loved ones suffering with this form of dementia. In early stages Alzheimer’s, it can be difficult to navigate the field of communication since your loved one may have moments of great clarity sprinkled in between the decline in memory. It’s important for your sake and [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|Resources and Support|0 Comments

Fraud Alert: The Top 5 Senior Scams

In 2015, a total of 1,108 fraud scams and complaints were called into the Senate Aging Committee’s Fraud Hotline. However, the number of actual elder fraud cases reported each year to all qualified agencies is significantly higher—in the tens of thousands each year. On top of that number, many elderly are simply too embarrassed to [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|Resources and Support|0 Comments