Family Caregivers: Make it Easy to Pass The Baton This Summer

Homecare in Dix Hills NY: Why Respite?

Caregiver Tips: Suffolk County, Long Island Memorial Day is coming up next week and most Long Islanders consider this coming weekend the gateway to the summer season.  Beach days, boating, and hot weather all seem to start right up following the holiday.  For those that oversee the care of an elderly loved one, it’s a…

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Top 6 Reasons for Medication Mismanagement in the Elderly

Senior Care in Islip, NY: According to the Centers for Disease Control, five out of six persons age 65 and older are taking at least one medication and almost half of the elderly population take three or more. According to the department of health and human services, 55% of the elderly are non-compliant with their…

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When Your Elderly Parent Refuses Help

Home Care in Bay Shore: Does your loved one need help at home but refuses to accept it?  Are you providing the care yourself and managing a job, your own family, and other obligations?  It may be time for an intervention. Many older adults come from a generation that took care of themselves and their…

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Tips for Getting Your Parent Involved in Their Daily Routine as They Live with Alzheimer’s Disease

Elder Care in Islip NY: Routines and Alzheimer's

Elder Care in Islip NY: In your role as a family caregiver for an elderly adult who is living with Alzheimer’s disease, it is important to remember that just because your parent is living with this disease does not mean that they are incapable of participating in life or that they have lost all ability to engage with the world around them.

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