Most seniors when questioned, state they would prefer to remain in their homes as long as is possible. Seniors who go to nursing home or other assisted type facilities are unusually not in need of complex medical care but rather are having difficulty taking care of their personal needs. Unfortunately many seniors become depressed and discouraged when they move to nursing homes.
By Maria M. Meyer and Paula Derr, Contributing Writers â€œWhy doesn’t anyone ask how I am doing?â€ It is easy to feel invisible, as if no one can see you.
The Stand Up for Homecare campaign continues to generate positive public awareness about the value of homecare and key threats to homecare. Threats include the â€œcompetitiveâ€ bidding program and regulations
â€œThere are only four kinds of people in this world. Those who have been caregivers, those who are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.â€ Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady
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Arm yourself with the right stuff to combat that pesky little flu bug this year. By Noel Alonso, MD, FAAP, After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care With the winter season upon
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Planning for Healthy Aging (ARA) – In just two short years, the first wave of baby boomers will turn 65. For some, this milestone birthday may signal retirement; for others
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If you feel like you need permission to be the parent you are (or want to be), today is your Independence Day.Â Take these inalienable rights and let freedom ring!