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I have a client who has endured many surgical procedures over the last few years which have resulted in ambulation problems for the senior woman. Her last back surgery prompted her to get estimates for bathroom renovations for the master bath because it became too difficult for ...
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Among a group of senior friends who gather annually for a Friendsgiving meal before Thanksgiving with their families, one aging gentleman widower appeared noticeably unkempt. He had not shaved, his shirt and pants were soiled and unlaundered, and he smelled of body odor, rather ...
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One of our senior clients is the epitome of a “southern belle,” which is exactly how her youngest daughter describes her!The senior woman is a former schoolteacher, a native of Birmingham, AL, with a distinct southern drawl, and she is very diligent about managing her person...
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I’m not sure that I know anyone that has NOT directly or indirectly been impacted by cancer. I know people who have survived various forms of the disease, and others who have succumbed to its devastating effects.Cancer comes in a variety of forms and stages, and the very word ...
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Who doesn’t love a good hug? I know they always make me feel better! When I’m feeling down or sad, hugs provide me a sense of comfort. When I’m feeling great and happy, hugs are like a celebration of love and acceptance.The late Australian Zookeeper and Outback adventurer,...
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One of my caregiver friends provides transportation assistance to and from doctor appointments for a senior woman in her early eighties who suffers from a number of health issues that include chronic back pain that resulted from multiple auto accidents, asthma, and high blood pr...
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November is In-Home Care & Hospice Month, and since in-home care is the name of my game as a Certified Senior Care Advisor, and sometimes our caregivers work in conjunction with hospice care providers, I want to share some basic information to increase awareness about the se...
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One of the most challenging things my caregivers and I experience on a regular basis is the communication barrier that exists with our clients who have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.Fortunately, Daily Caring, an award-winning monthly newsletter for caregivers, landed in my i...
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When I was a very young girl, I would often stay with my grandmother on weekends. She was a joy to spend time with, and we always had fun together. I remember giggling when she would remove her dentures and sport a big toothless grin!As an adult, I am blessed to have helped coun...
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January presents wonderful opportunities for each of us to examine our lives and our health and take proactive measures toward personal improvements as we enter into a new year.One thing I have decided to examine more closely is CBD. CBD may be a natural, beneficial supplement o...
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If there has ever been a year to which I am happy to say “goodbye,” it is 2020. Baby New Year 2021 is looking better and better every day! It has gotten me thinking about my personal New Year’s resolutions, and ways I can improve myself in the coming year.I found a host of...
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When I found out that December was BINGO’s Birthday Month, I thought it would be fun to acknowledge it in my blog! After all, I have more than one friend with at least one grandparent or loved one who absolutely LOVES BINGO!  The common denominator between them is it...
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