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Five Ways Caregivers Help More Than Just Your Mom

Jul 31, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

While a caregiver is helping your senior parent, you may not realize that the caregiver is also a big help to you. Here are some ways in which caregivers help entire families. Read Article

What Might Hinder Your Senior's Desire to Age in Place?

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

Your aging adult may want very badly to age in place, but there are situations that might make that more difficult for her. Read Article

Can Exercises Help Manage Parkinson's Disease?

Jul 25, 2018 by Suzanne M. White

Parkinson’s is an incurable disease, but recent studies have found that activity plays a vital role in improving the quality of life for people who have Parkinson’s disease, or PD. A regular exercise routine can improve walking, balance, and muscle stiffness. Aerobic exercises will increase oxygen delivery to keep your heart, lungs, and nervous system healthy. Depression can be reduced through general exercise, and cognitive exercise can help keep your memory sharp. Let’s review some key questio Read Article

Senior Nighttime Toileting Safety Tips

Jul 18, 2018 by Suzanne M. White

Older adults use the bathroom multiple times throughout the day and at night. Since nighttime toileting can lead to slips, trips, falls, and serious injuries, Comfort Keepers of Flemington, NJ suggests the following nighttime toileting safety tips. Read Article

Five Ways to Quit Worrying as a Caregiver

Jul 16, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Worrying is really common for caregivers, but it's not productive. Read Article

How Can You Improve Your Senior's Diet without Harming Her Budget?

Jul 12, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Your senior needs foods that are high in nutritional value, but that can get expensive. Read Article

Preventing Senior Falls In The Home

Jul 12, 2018 by Suzanne M. White

One of the biggest risks to a seniors’ health is a fall. This is because falls can be extremely dangerous and lead to serious injury, including fatal and non-fatal injuries. Seniors often find themselves in the hospital due to a fall and depending on the extent of the injuries, they may be in the hospital for a long time. Almost two-thirds of all senior falls happen within the senior’s home. This is scary, especially since many of them may live alone. It is vital that you take time to inspect yo Read Article

Comfort Keeper of the Second Quarter 2008 – Meet Barbara!

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

Comfort Keepers® of Flemington, New Jersey is proud to announce that Barbara K. is our “Comfort Keeper of the Quarter!” Read Article

Bedroom Safety Tips for Older Adults

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

One of the things that is necessary to allow seniors to remain in their homes is to address home safety concerns, which may involve making some changes to the house. Read Article

How Seniors Can Curb Their Sugar Cravings

Jul 3, 2018 by Suzanne M. White

Most seniors enjoy sugary foods such as cookies and brownies. While sugar filled foods are tasty, they can take a serious toll on an older adult’s well-being. The good news is that there are a variety of ways older adults can curb their sugar cravings and live a healthier life. Read Article

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