Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Christmas can be a hard time of year for the elderly or disabled who have very little family and live on fixed incomes often too small for luxuries like Christmas presents. NBC Nightly News featured how Home Instead Senior Care’s Be a Santa to a Senior® program played out in Racine, Wis., uniting generations young and old to experience the true spirit of Christmas at one local retirement community.
Labels: Be A Santa to A Senior
Friday, December 16, 2011
You hear the diagnosis: Dad has Alzheimer’s disease. Now what? The following guide addresses the most common questions about Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Here in this guide, you’ll find the information you need to help adapt to the reality of your loved one’s disease—and continue adapting as the disease progresses.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Home Instead Senior Care presents the "Remember for Alzheimer's Family Reunion Contest." Bring the family together to keep memories alive for your loved one with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. Share your story for a chance to win a family reunion.
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care, discusses beating the Holiday Blues. The holidays are a great time to spend with family and friends but for many seniors the holidays can be stressful, confusing or even depressing, if their mental, physical and emotional needs are not taken into account. It is important not to confuse the holiday blues with depression.
Labels: holidays with seniors
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care, will discuss helpful tips for enjoying holiday gatherings with our senior loved ones. During these busy family gatherings, it's important for everyone to be aware of and consider it of elderly family member's need. Talk to family and friends before they arrive.
Labels: Holidays with seniors