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Suffering from Caregiver Guilt? We Have the Solution!

For millions of Americans, daily life is a constant juggling act between work, family, and friends. Add being a family caregiver to the regular daily grind and it can feel impossible to meet everyone’s needs! It is common to feel overwhelmed and guilty when you take on the responsibility of caring for a loved one, […]

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Recognize These Warning Signs to Keep Seniors Safe

The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time for a crucial “holiday reality check.” If you haven’t visited with your senior loved ones in a while, the holidays provide the perfect opportunity to take note of how they’re doing. With hectic schedules or long distances keeping families apart for so much of the […]

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Senior Care Wilmette, IL | Holiday Safety Tips for Seniors

The holidays offer a unique opportunity for you to spend some quality time with your senior loved one. And, it’s also a really good time to ensure that your elderly loved one’s holiday is as safe as it is festive. Whether the senior is enjoying the season in her own home or yours, keeping these […]

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Answers to Your Top Wilmette IL Home Care Questions

As we noted in our previous blog post, moving into an assisted living facility is not necessarily the only, or best, option when a senior loved one needs assistance at home. If you’re in the process of researching Wilmette IL home care options, it’s likely you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed and have a lot of […]

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The Benefits of Home Care over Assisted Living

Aging brings with it some natural changes – vision sometimes fades, the body often moves a little slower, etc. And those natural changes can make everyday activities like dressing, preparing meals, and housework more challenging. When this occurs, families often start investigating assisted living options for their senior loved ones, to ensure all their needs […]

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Wilmette IL Senior Care | Answering Your Questions About Alzheimer’s Disease

Encountering symptoms of dementia in a senior loved one brings up a wide range of questions about Alzheimer’s disease: Is it truly Alzheimer’s, or might it be another form of dementia? What’s the cause of Alzheimer’s? What treatment options are available? And how is it clinically diagnosed, anyway? With our extensive experience in caring for people […]

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Communicating with Alzheimer’s: How to Best Help Your Loved One

Alzheimer’s disease has a strong effect on language. The disease affects speech and the usage of words, as well as the comprehension of words. As the disease progresses through the later phases, language as a means of socializing becomes less effective, and friends and family may need to employ alternate methods for communicating to interact with […]

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Time to Update the Baby (Boomer) Book!

Get it Together Before it Falls Apart Trisha here!  I have been a nurse for almost 50 years.  For the past 25 years I have specialized in senior care, assisting seniors and their families.  Perhaps one of the most important lessons that I have learned is that in a personal medical emergency, even the most […]

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Break Down Fitness Barriers with These Elderly Exercise Tips

Starting and maintaining an exercise routine can be challenging at any age. Working out is time consuming, tiring, and can lead to soreness or even injury. We’ve all made excuses like these for not working out; but frailty and advanced age make it even more difficult to stick to an exercise plan.