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Home Care Blog in New Castle County, DE

I’d Love To Come To The Party – But What’s The Point?

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Seniors who are hard of hearing – but physically fit and mentally alert – will often shy away from social situations. They will tell you that it’s “too noisy for me” or “I just don’t feel up to it today.” If you suggest that they get involved at a senior center the reaction might be…

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How To Engage With Your Loved One Who Is In the Dementia Unit of a Facility

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Is your loved one in the locked dementia area of a facility? Are you unable to visit your loved one due to the pandemic? Here are some tips on how you can continue to engage…….. Each facility is unique and they have their own procedures/processes and protocols. If you are not able to see your…

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What Are We Doing Today?

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I originally wrote this article several years ago – long before the COVID-19 virus. When I took the time tonight to re-read it, I realized that this concept of having a plan every day was even more important during these times of self-isolation. When you ask centenarians the secret to their long life, the usual…

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Home Care: Is This Something You Should Consider?

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Are you considering non-medical home care for yourself or a loved one? Does the thought of having a virtual stranger in your home give you an uneasy feeling? Well…you are not alone. These feelings are real and that is why it is to your advantage to learn about home care and the industry when you…

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I May Be Hard of Hearing, But You Don’t Have to Shout

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No matter how old you are, I will bet that on at least one occasion, you’ve had a conversation with a friend, family member, business associate, or even a stranger who was hard of hearing. The natural tendency in this situation is to yell or shout. This makes common sense, but it is rarely effective….

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Even Children Know When A Senior Needs Help

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Even Children Know When A Senior Needs Help…. A True Story I Just Had To Share…. Recently, I had the pleasure of attending an event where I was representing Griswold Home Care. I had a table, and my brochures were easily visible. Many people walked by to chat, and then there was one very special…

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