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Resistance to In-Home Care

If you’re caring for an aging parent or beloved senior, a time may come when you realistically decide that additional help from an agency is needed. 483 more words

Senior Care

What I Need to Understand When I Am Old

Mama—whose ENT told her this week she was close enough to 99 to call it that, since she will be the next time she comes to have her ears cleaned out—is fond of telling me what I will understand when I am her age. 824 more words

Caring For A Parent

The Danger of Denial

If you care for an aging parent or loved one you need to be careful that you yourself don’t fall into denial. Denial is actually a strong defense mechanism that you may be using unconsciously to help deal with what you know is coming down the road. 386 more words

Senior Care

Care is There Welcomes Amy Fields

Care is There Geriatric Care Management welcomes Amy Fields, our newest Lifestyle Coordinator, to the team. Her experience as a Certified Home Health Aide and care manager has given her the tools she needs to provide our clients with the care they need. 108 more words

Harrisonburg Seniors

Agents: Are You Ready to Work with a Homebuyer who has a Disability?

After sitting and discussing the matters of financing, price ranges, amenities, location and the like, we usually invite our clients to join us as we go visit and evaluate the properties that meet their needs. 547 more words

101-year-old: The Right Cane--Mobility and Aging in Place--4 years after Broken Hip Surgery 1

Because of R’s strong desire to remain in her home of over 65 years and live independently, alone–she may have put more thought into cane selection than many. 568 more words

Aging Parents

Dementia and the Arts

Those of us who serve those suffering from dementia have long recognized the positive impact that music, painting and other art forms can have on the quality of life of those people we serve. 189 more words

Senior Care