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According to AARP’s, “Caregiving in the U.S. 2020” report, today more than 1 in 5 Americans are caregivers to a loved one.   Caregivers provide ongoing support and assistance to a family member in need which includes tasks such as, grocery shopping, meal preparation, transportation to doctor appointments, laundry, household chores, etc.  They also monitor and oversee complex medical care at home, coordinate a variety of in-home providers, and take on the role of health care advocate. 

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Family First Home Companions has been nominated for the Bethpage Best of Long Island business award.  The Bethpage Best of LI contest is a roadmap to the best, top-notch businesses and services throughout both Nassau and Suffolk counties, as chosen by the residents and patrons who rely on them, every single day.  

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Elderly-Care-in-Dix-Hills-NY

As the disease progress, the person living with dementia will have greater difficulty expressing thoughts and emotions.  It can become particularly challenging for family members who are responsible for the health and well-being of the person living with dementia. 

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Home Care in Long Island NY: Malnutrition

Geriatric Depression and Risks for Suicide “A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams”, John Barrymore.  Elder Care, Long Island, NY  Geriatric depression is a mental and emotional disorder affecting older adults age 65 and over.  Feelings of sadness and occasional “blue” moods are normal.  However, lasting depression is not a…

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Home-Care-in-East-Meadow-NY

“You can be young without money, but you can’t be old without it”, Tennessee Williams.  This quote has never been truer.   People are living longer thanks to advances in medicine and technology however, the human body does not always allow the person to live longer and manage their daily activities alone.  This is where long…

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Senior-Care-in-Huntington-NY

Introducing the topic of help at home to aging parents can be challenging for adult children. Many older adults find the idea of having a stranger coming into their home to be very distressing.  There are many reasons why older adults are apprehensive including the trust factor, the fear that bringing in help would mean…

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Home Care Services in NY - Simple Beginnings

There are many assistive devices that help seniors with safety at home and can do the monitoring and supervision on an automated basis. These devices will also allow family members to check-in on their loved ones remotely and ensure their aging parents’ safety during times when they cannot be there.

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Sundown Syndrome is a phenomenon that causes a person with dementia to become anxious, agitated, restless, and moody in the late afternoon or early evening when the sun starts to go down.

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Elder care in Garden City NY: Seniors Communication Tips

Should you risk a caregiver to visit your loved one during the pandemic? The answer is yes but be sure to take precautions. Learn more here.

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