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5 Ways to Recognize When Home Care is Needed

Home Care, Suffolk County, Long Island, NY: I often tell new clients and families when we start our home care services that this is a service that is always needed but never wanted.  The majority of our clients that start with our services have not utilized a home care service before and are often times…

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6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk for Falls

Make an appointment with the doctor: What medications are you taking? Have you fallen before? Could your health condition cause a fall? Keep moving: Start a general exercise program. Gentle exercise is okay to do. 3. Wear sensible shoes: Have your feet measured each time you buy shoes since your size can change. Buy properly…

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4 Important Questions to Ask a Home Care Agency

Elder Care in Dix Hills, NY: Having the responsibility of overseeing the care of a loved one comes with many difficult decisions that must be made and sometimes without a lot of time to prepare.  If you’ve been considering hiring a home care agency to help provide care to your loved one, you may have…

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Alzheimer’s: Tips for More Effective Communication

  Alzheimer’s Disease gradually impairs the person’s ability to communicate. People with dementia have more difficulty expressing thoughts and emotions, as well as more trouble understanding others. Here are some tips to help in communication and understanding: • Learn to create a ‘kind voice’ – speak slower and lower, smiling. • To orient the person…

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