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What are the warning signs it’s time for in-home care?

Angie here!  One of my goals is to go “Live” on Facebook every week to answer a question you may have about in-home care.  This is the third week I have done this.  And if you haven’t seen it, I hope you will either head over to watch it on our facebook page or our […]

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Senior Exercise for All Activity Levels

Exercise is a crucial part of life, even, and especially, as we age. While it can be difficult for seniors who are frail or who spend most of their time in a wheelchair to exercise, there are still plenty of senior exercise options available to strengthen, improve resistance and flexibility.

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What’s the Best Care Solution When Mom Needs a Helping Hand?

One of the most honorable decisions adult children can make is to open up their home to an elderly parent. Our parents took care of us when we were younger, so it seems natural to reciprocate when it becomes unsafe for Mom or Dad to live independently. But there are a number of considerations to […]

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When Sibling Rivalry Interferes with Caring for Aging Parents

As children, we learned to share toys as well as our parents’ attention, and those feelings can carry with us well into adulthood. As wonderful as it is to have siblings, there are also times it can result in increased stress levels, such as when caring for aging parents. While loving each other and thinking […]

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Respite Care in Wilmette, Illinois: Determining the Type of Care Your Senior Loved One Needs

In our last blog post, we provided some information to help dispel the premise that living in a nursing home or in an assisted living facility is an unavoidable outcome for older adults. The good news is that today, thanks to the professional caregivers at Partners in Senior Care, remaining safe and independent at home […]

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Elder Care in Illinois: Home Care Is an Option with Partners in Senior Care

As few as ten years ago it may have seemed inevitable for older adults to move from their home to a nursing home or assisted living facility as they aged. Many people are still under this assumption when looking for elder care in Illinois. Thankfully, home care has continued to expand and gain popularity, and […]

Thanks to Nurses!

Partners in Senior Care Celebrates Nurses Week!

Happy Nurses Week!  Nurses are the backbone of healthcare.  Nurses selflessly give of themselves day and night to provide care for their patients.  Partners in Senior Care is proud to be nurse owned! Trisha Menoni, RN, BSN (check out her graduation picture!) founded Partners in Senior Care fifteen years ago because she saw that seniors […]

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Could Your Senior Loved One Be Suffering from Malnutrition?

What do you picture when you hear the term “senior malnutrition?” Perhaps you imagine an older person in a third world country, with limited access to healthy food choices and clean water. Did you realize that even in our land of plenty, senior malnutrition is escalating at astounding numbers? And the reasoning behind it – […]

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Determining When It’s Time for a Senior to Stop Driving

Perhaps the greatest indicator of freedom in our society is being able to hop in the car and take off to whatever destination we please, whenever we please. And for older adults, relinquishing the car keys is one of the most difficult transitions faced. However, there comes a point in our later years when it’s […]