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Respite a Must for Family Caregivers

Family caregivers at the end of their rope can look to others for a break to refresh their outlook. Professional caregiving help is one answer.

Home Safety Important to Seniors Recovering from Surgery

If a parent is planning to stay at your house to recover from surgery or illness, make sure your home is a safe haven by which to recuperate. If you're a working family caregiver, consider professional caregiving assistance as well.

How do I know when to consider placing my 96-year-old mother into a care facility? And how do I find the right place?

Question: I am the caregiver to my 96-year-old mother. She goes to adult daycare most week days but on the weekends, evenings, and days she won't go,¬†she is difficult, often very confused and can be very demanding. I have two teenage daughters; taking care of my mother is all they have ever known. My husband…

Look-and-See Signs of Aging

The conditions of aging can leave seniors at risk in their own homes. Most older adults do want to age at home. That's why family caregivers should know the signs that their loved one might be needing help at home. The following checklist from the Home Instead® network reveals what family caregivers should look for when they are in a senior's home.

Senior Care Resources You Can Trust

A short list of resources available to help you meet your senior care needs. It includes a that guide will provide family caregivers with answers to a number of caregiving questions including: Who provides home care and what do they do? Are all home care companies the same? What questions do you ask when looking for a home care company? How much does home care cost?

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