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4 Myths About How to Act When Someone’s Dying

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com senior editor (This is often an unspoken topic in our society, but so important in the transition from this life to the next. Please help spread this message by reposting. Steve Kramer) People often adhere … Continue reading

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Stories From the Road………..Setting an Example

 (“Stories From the Road…Stories of the Heart” is about the personal experiences of over 200 volunteer drivers across America and how the simple act of driving someone in need touches their own hearts) As a working woman in the early 1990’s, … Continue reading

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How to Communicate with People Who Have Dementia

  Believe in their personhood The goal in caring for a person with dementia is their well-being. Tom Kitwood, one of the most respected voices in early dementia care and the author of Dementia Reconsidered, says that we can enhance the … Continue reading

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Testimonial

“I can’t begin to express how grateful our whole family is to the wonderful staff at Blessings! for Seniors for the way they dealt with the needs of my 96-year-old dad on very short notice.  His wife had become very … Continue reading

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Fall Prevention

http://www.blessingsforseniors.com About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Keep items you use often in cabinets you can reach easily without using a step stool. http://www.blessingsforseniors.com  

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Talking Sex with Your Senior Parent

http://www.blessingsforseniors.com With aging comes change, and sexual function is one part of that change. Though the senior body may not function exactly the way it used to, seniors can and should enjoy the intimacies and pleasures of closeness with another … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day-Preventing Falls

http://www.blessingsforseniors.com About half of all falls happen at home. To make your home safer: Wear shoes that give good support and have thin non-slip soles. Avoid wearing slippers and athletic shoes with deep treads. http://www.blessingsforseniors.com

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