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Seniors Be Aware of Mesothelioma

Seniors Be Aware of Mesothelioma

There is no early or routine screening test — such as a mammogram or colonoscopy — for malignant pleural mesothelioma, the rare and aggressive cancer caused by an exposure to asbestos. Yet there is something equally important and just as valuable when it comes to the...
Five Needs My Caregiver Can Provide

Five Needs My Caregiver Can Provide

Whether you are a relative of an aging loved one, a friend to someone who seems to be struggling with age related issues, or someone who recognizes they need some help; hiring a home caregiver can provide a great solution to maintaining independence, safety, and peace...
Visiting Someone with Alzheimer’s: the Do’s and Don’ts

Visiting Someone with Alzheimer’s: the Do’s and Don’ts

Even if your senior has Alzheimer’s or dementia, they still enjoy having visitors! Here’s how to make these visits successful and positive by helping family and friends know what to say and do. Plan visits strategically Limit visitors to 1 or 2 people at a...
Our Commitment To Alzheimers and Dementia Clients

Our Commitment To Alzheimers and Dementia Clients

Who is Teepa Snow? Teepa Snow is a dementia care education specialist that provides an in-depth awareness of how dementia affects those with the condition. She has 30 years clinical experience in occupational therapy and has worked in various settings. Teepa has such...