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Seniors Planning a Reunion Should Start Early, Seek Help

Family reunions are great ways for seniors to connect with other generations. Family caregivers can play an important role ensuring that older adults get the kind of reunion they want. The support of a professional CAREGiver could help as well.

The 50-50 Rule®: Solving Family Conflict

Does your job as a senior care professional sometimes seem like that of a referee? If you feel that you're always trying to resolve a family dispute, you're not alone. This guide is designed to help adult siblings and their aging parents deal with those sensitive situations that arise among brothers and sisters as their parents age and need assistance.

Craving Companionship Puts the "Family" Back Into Mealtimes

Research conducted for the Home Instead® network revealed that lack of companionship is the biggest mealtime challenge for seniors.That's why the Home Instead, Inc. launched the Craving Companionship program, geared to promoting healthy aging by helping seniors eat nutritiously and stay connected socially. The program also encourages the revival of family mealtimes for the benefit of isolated seniors.

Planning Can Better Prepare Families

Family caregivers often live in fear of an emergency call that an older loved one needs assistance. The Senior Emergency KitSM can help caregivers be prepared. Visit www.SeniorEmergencyKit.com for resources that include checklists and worksheets for medications, conditions, allergies, doctors, health advisors and important documents.

How to Care for Aging Parents

If you're one of the millions of baby boomers caring for aging parents, you know just how overwhelming it can be. Keep these helpful tips in mind to make it easier on both you and them.

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