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Insights on Aging from an Expert Geriatrician

Dr. Rosanne Leipzig, MD PhD is a world-renowned expert on aging, author, and professor of geriatrics at medical schools. Her just published book Honest Aging: An Insider’s Guide to Second Half of Life offers tips to taking control of your health and wellbeing and is published by Johns Hopkins Press. Three Observations about Aging in […]

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CDPAP: More Flexible Employment than You Think

Why CDPAP Home Care Program might be just the flexible job you are looking for When you think of the word job, you think of rigid scheduling, supervision, and employer controls. There are controls on how long your break is. People and systems are watching your use of the internet at work and cameras abound. […]

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Extending the Holiday Ambiance into the Winter Months

It’s not just marketing. The images of warm homes with festive decorations are real. You see them through windows, not just in crowd-stopping shop windows. They are meant to be cozy and induce good cheer. During this season, we welcome family and friends indoors and make the environment exciting and comfortable for both visitors and […]

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Fun for Mom, Fun for You?

What you can do to engage your housebound parent when you visit. The challenge of engaging your parent once she is housebound is a big one. Sometimes it feels like your reserves of creativity are bankrupt. You’re going to visit and what are you going to talk about? What can you do together that doesn’t […]

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Celebrating home care and hospice month

Celebrating Home Care & Hospice Month

Why National Home Care and Hospice Month Matters During the month of November, the home care and hospice community honors the millions of home care aides, nurses and professionals who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. The commitment of care workers is remarkable. They perform personal tasks that are not […]

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Is Bereavement Visible on the Horizon?

Are you preparing for bereavement, here is what you need to know. If your parent seems to be in serious medical decline, please pay close attention to the facts below. Despite your valiant efforts and those of the doctor to keep your mother comfortable and pain free, you will feel compelled to take action once […]

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How to have a Happy Retirement

Thinking about Moving Near the Kids? Is Retirement Ever Present on Your Mind? It’s become very popular to move closer to our kids. Many are talking about this trend, even if they haven’t committed to transplanting themselves yet. It’s not just about proximity. Financing our golden years has been a concern for a long while:  […]

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The Beauty of CDPAP

CDPAP: Expectations vs. Reality (Why the reality is even better) Your family has decided that family care by a trusted person is the way to go. They have heard about the CDPAP program from some friends and are very interested. Instead of letting strangers from the agency into your mother’s apartment, you will help her […]

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Reminiscence Therapy and How It’s Used.

This is a term used for prompting positive memory of past events, feelings and thoughts for aging adults. Through objects, experiences, sensory stimulation, conversation, and props, remembrance of times past are provoked. Art, touch, smell, and the other senses are used to recall experiences in a generalized way that does not focus on specific specific […]

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A Simple Guide for Caregivers for Rosh Hashanah with your Senior

As the advent of the Jewish New Year draws near, Jewish people respond with thought and actions. Tradition tells us that decisions about a person’s welfare for the year are made by G-d on this day. Many spend the two days of the holiday in the synagogue praying special prayers and listening to the shofar’s […]

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