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Could Respite Care Help You This Cold and Flu Season?

Sep 21, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Cold and flu season is on the way, and that means you as a family caregiver are likely thinking of all of the preparations you need to do to keep your parent safe and healthy, and to prepare yourself to continue caring for them effectively even if illness does strike. Read Article

Natural Disasters: Steps Seniors Can Take

Sep 20, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

We often underestimate the volatility of Mother Nature, forgetting that our possessions, our homes, and even those we love can be taken away from us in the blink of an eye because of a tornado, hurricane, wildfire, flood, or any number of other natural disasters. Read Article

How Can You Help Your Parent Cope with Depression During Alzheimer's Disease?

Sep 14, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Depression can be more difficult to detect in those with Alzheimer's disease than it is in others because many of the signs and symptoms of depression are similar to those of Alzheimer's disease. Read Article

The Myths and Facts of Cataracts: What Seniors Should Know

Sep 12, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

Cataracts represent the leading cause of blindness worldwide (with more cases than glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration combined), and they are known to primarily affect older adults. In fact, it’s estimated that, by the age of 80, more than 50% of all Canadians will have had a cataract or cataract surgery. With these facts in mind, it’s vital that seniors have the right information to better understand the condition and know what to do if they have them. Read Article

Incorporating More Grains Into Your Dad's Diet

Sep 7, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Grains are important in the diet, but many people don't eat enough. Does your dad eat whole grains that are rich in fiber? Read Article

Dementia Care

Sep 6, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

Comfort Keepers® of Flemington, NJ, dementia care is dedicated to preserving the happiness and independence of seniors living in their own homes for as long as safely possible. Read Article

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