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Mindfulness & Caregiving: How to Let Go of Fear and Protectionism

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If you’re a caregiver and a perfectionist, you may be facing an uphill battle. Caregiving is a demanding job, and it’s critical to accept that not everything will be perfect. As a caregiver, there are many things you cannot control, and the most important thing to do is to let go of chasing perfection...


Horses Bring Moments of Joy for Memory Care Residents

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The therapeutic qualities of interacting with horses has long been known.   Horses have an un-canny ability to reduce anxieties, restore a sense of calmness and bring great joy to those around them. This is especially true for those who are challenged by Alzheimer’s disease, as well as other forms...


Elder Abuse You May Be Overlooking

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An estimated 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 has experienced elder abuse. Abuse is often underreported, so it is our responsibility to recognize the types and signs.  Physical Abuse includes any time physical pain is inflicted. Bruises are often dismissed, however abused seniors are more likely...


Adult Day Services – Cost Effective Person-Centered Care


As your loved one ages, they may begin to be impacted by complex medical conditions, dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease and other conditions that result in their needing help with their daily care. Many adult children become caregivers of their aging parents and become “sandwiched” between caring for aging...


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