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Avoiding Back Injury When Caring for A Senior

If you are a Personal Support Worker you likely provide personal care services.  Repositioning, transferring, and assisting seniors with activities such as bathing, dressing and toileting involve supporting the partial weight of another person, which increases your risk of sustaining a back injury. 201 more words

Blogs

Avoiding Back Injury When Caring for A Senior

If you are a Personal Support Worker you likely provide personal care services.  Repositioning, transferring, and assisting seniors with activities such as bathing, dressing and toileting involve supporting the partial weight of another person, which increases your risk of sustaining a back injury. 202 more words

Blogs

A chance to laugh ... a cure for caregiver stress

The genius of Monty Python … some of the funniest guys to walk the British Isles!

Caregiving

The Sunday Dinner Pledge - It’s a Wrap!

Thanks to you, the Sunday Dinner Pledge has been a huge success for Home Instead Senior Care and Meals on Wheels America. Just because the program is ending July 31, 2015, doesn’t mean you can’t continue having dinner with your family including senior loved ones on a regular basis. 605 more words

Senior Care

Annual Thriller at Miller

The ninth annual Thriller at Miller will be held this Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Helfaer Field (adjacent to Miller Park).

Dental students from Marquette University school of Dentistry, medical students from the Medical College of Wisconsin, our VMP All-Stars and Super Seniors will face off in a friendly softball tournament. 95 more words

Milwaukee

Beautiful Glimpses Into the Lives of People in Assisted Living

In Home Care Givers, Watch You’re Not You and Still Mine

Both You’re Not You and Still Mine were touching, very sad, and well acted. Both made me laugh, cry and reflect on the struggles of proving assisted living for a loved one. 318 more words

Books & Movies

The Link Between Alzheimer’s And Cardiovascular Disease

(SPONSORED CONTENT) A healthy heart is the key to a healthy brain, as good blood flow to the gray matter is essential for function and wellness of the brain cells. 899 more words

Health