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Home Care Resources in Montgomery County, PA

Don’t be fooled by the word “home” in our name! Griswold Home Care caregivers can join you or a loved one for outdoor and social activities just as easily as they can challenge you to a card game.

Along with all home-based needs, our caregivers provide accompaniment to all kinds of events in the Chestnut Hill-Blue Bell area.

In Chestnut Hill, caregivers can accompany a loved one to the stunning Morris Arboretum or the Chestnut Hill Farmer’s Market. The historical Keswick theater draws large audiences, or your loved one may prefer shopping at the Willow Grove Mall.

In Blue Bell, caregivers can join your loved one for a day at the Philadelphia Outlets, the Flower Town Farmer’s Market, and much more!

Griswold Home Care of Montgomery County in the News:

Griswold Home Care, Walgreens Team Up for Flu Shots

“Griswold Home Care of Southeastern Pennsylvania has teamed up with Walgreens to ensure its clients and area residents are vaccinated against the flu this season. A Walgreens pharmacist or nurse practitioner will administer the free flu shots on Nov. 14, 2017, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., to those who are pre-registered at the Griswold office located at 120 W. Germantown Pike, Suite 250, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.”

Griswold Home Care Gives Grant to Center in the Park

“Griswold Home Care of Montgomery/Delaware/Bucks Countiesrecently presented Center in the Park a grant from the Jean Griswold Foundation. The grant will help Center in the Park further its mission to provide access to supportive services and activities for older people in Northwest Philadelphia.”

What you need to know about medical alert systems

“One third of all people over the age of 65 suffer a fall each year, and falls are the leading cause of death from injury among that age group, according to HealthBleep, an education resource for health care agency staff and families.”

Griswold offers advice for managing memory loss

“An estimated 5.7 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and a whopping 80 percent of those with the disease or another form of dementia are cared for in the home by family members. Dementia creates many challenges that family caregivers are often not sure how to handle, but addressing them is vital for your loved one’s safety and comfort.”

Protect your aging relatives from heat exhaustion, dehydration this summer

“Of the 8,000-plus heat-related deaths reported annually in the United States, 36 percent are among those age 65 and older, according to a Centers for Disease Control Heat-Related Illness Survey. Hospitalizations for heat-related symptoms increase for those over 85.”

Tips for traveling with those suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s

“A dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis doesn’t necessarily mean the end of all travel, but it does mean taking extra precautions and making extra preparations in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all. For those seniors who are able, travel is part of a healthy balanced lifestyle in preventing and slowing the onset of dementia.”

 

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