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Home Instead Franchise Owner Discusses Tips to Help Aging Parents

Home Instead was featured on Hallmark Channel’s lifestyle show, Home & Family.

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Home Instead Senior Care Foundation - "Bring It On Home" Project

The "Bring it on Home" project in Putnam County, Missouri consists of home visits to the area's aging adults. One of the Aging Resource Consultant's encounters will never be forgotten by a local senior. It was a very special home visit! The residents of Unionville are inspired to help reduce isolation and vulnerability for their neighbors.

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Kathy Shares Her Sunday Dinner Tradition

Kathy Gunderson talks about her family’s Sunday dinner tradition. It’s an opportunity for the family to go back in time and share memories. Even with their busy lives, the family always finds time to gather around the table for Sunday dinner.

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Walking on Toes

Flexible walking patterns are important for older adults, and this exercise helps maintain strength while they walk.

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Heel Toe Walk

This exercise helps maintain balance while moving, like stepping to the side or over things.

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One Legged Stand

One legged stands are important for older adults to practice to maintain strength in their center of gravity.

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Heel Toe Raises

Heel toe raises help older adults improve the strength of their lower leg muscles which are important for balance during walking.

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Weight Shifts

Older adults need to maintain their center of gravity while they are walking. This exercise helps to strengthen the area around their belly button.

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Side Leg Raises

Side leg raises help to improve the strength of the hips and legs.

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8-foot Up and Go Assessment

This assessment is a measure of an older adult's balance, agility and walking speed.

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