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Five Ways to Achieve Stress-Free Caregiving

Apr 27, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Everyone faces stress throughout the week. When you're a family caregiver, the stress can seem unbearable. Read Article

Preparing to Care for Aging Loved Ones

Apr 26, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

Senior relatives bring their families great joy. Grandma and Grandpa are often able to tell the best tales of times past. The memories they impart during family get-togethers, along with the valuable family history they recount, become the ties that bind many families together. Our elder ancestors are the very roots that strengthen each relative's sense of place, comfort and knowledge of how they came to be in this world. Read Article

Helping Seniors Stay Positive and Happy!

Apr 20, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

It is common for seniors to feel overwhelmed or frustrated when daily tasks become more difficult to do. The changes associated with aging take a toll not only on seniors’ physical health, but also their mental health. Mental health and physical health are intertwined and equally important. Read Article

Can You and Your Senior Travel Together?

Apr 19, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

If you and your elderly family member have put off traveling, you might want to reconsider. Read Article

Seniors and Bladder Incontinence

Apr 18, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

Bladder incontinence is a highly prevalent disease that not only affects a senior’s health, but impacts their daily lives emotionally, socially, and economically. With a rapidly growing senior population, more people will experience incontinence ? however, it is not an inevitable part of aging. Read Article

What Can Your Parent Eat on a Soft Food Diet?

Apr 13, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

There are many reasons a doctor might suggest a soft food diet for a senior. One reason a senior might need to consume soft foods is because they are recovering from a surgical procedure that affected the digestive system. Read Article

How to Recongnize if Your Loved One is Battling Depression

Apr 12, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

While depression is a common issue among people at any age, it is the most common among seniors because they suffer from many unique challenges and changes, from losing control of their body to grieving over the loss of friends and loved ones. Read Article

Comfort Keeper® of the Quarter

Apr 6, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Comfort Keepers® of Flemington, NJ is PROUD to announce Josephine A. is our "Comfort Keeper of the Quarter!" Read Article

Why Is it So Difficult for Caregivers to Pay Attention to Self-care?

Apr 6, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

It's one thing to know that you need to pay more attention to self-care, but there are big obstacles. Read Article

"The Positive Power of Humor!"

Apr 5, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

Volunteer Guardianship Community Education Program: "The Power of Humor" by Rosemarie D. Poverman, MSW, BCD, LCSW. Read Article

Home Care Tips: Emergency Preparation Tactics for Seniors

Apr 3, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

A disaster can occur and change a life in an instant. Natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, floods and earthquakes can strike at any time and affect individuals of all ages, including elderly adults. At Comfort Keepers® of Flemington, NJ, we believe that seniors should be well prepared for any emergency that may come their way. The followings tips can help your elderly loved one plan for all types of emergency situations. Read Article

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