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  • Our “Why" This week we met with the families of two new clients whose reaction to our services was such an affirmation of our “why” – our reason for doing what we do. The first reaction was a client’s excitement at regaining his freedom to participate in a hobby he enjoys. One of our ... Continue Reading
  • Tips for Dealing with Digestive Upset that Comes with Family Caregiver Stress Family Caregivers in Wilmington, NC Stress is a reality of life for the vast majority of family caregivers. Handling all of the needs of elderly adults along with raising children, managing a career, maintaining a home, and nurturing your marriage can lead to feeling ... Continue Reading

Dementia Care

  • Dementia and Refusing to Accept Help Do you love someone with dementia who refuses help? Or are they refusing to even acknowledge their diagnosis? In this 15-minute video, Nurse and Dementia Education Specialist, Melanie Bunn shares practical tips for both of these real-life challenges for caregivers. Those who ... Continue Reading

Elderly Care

  • What is an Aging Life Care Professional? Geriatric Care Management in Wilmington, NC If you have heard of Geriatric Care Managers or Aging Life Care Professionals, but are not real sure what exactly they do, you are not alone. The titles can feel rather vague and what these professionals do can, in reality, cover a ... Continue Reading
  • Caregiver Tools: Could a Humidifier Help Your Parents Stay Healthier and More Comfortable? Senior Care in Wrightsville Beach, NC One of your main goals as a family caregiver for your aging loved ones should be making sure that your seniors are as healthy, comfortable, and safe as possible, and that means making adjustments to your care plan throughout the year to ... Continue Reading
  • How Can Writing Be Beneficial for Your Elderly Loved One? Elder Care in Porter’s Neck, NC – Something as Simple as Keeping a Journal can Offer Numerous Mental Benefits One of the many ways for seniors to remain mentally sharp is to work on a project. A “project” can be anything that your loved one engages, thinks about, and ... Continue Reading

Home Care

  • How Do Veteran Benefits Cover Home Care? The Wilmington, NC office of Griswold Home Care is honored to care for our veterans as a VA-Approved Home Care Agency. We have served veterans through both the Aid and Attendance benefit and the Community Care program. In our work with veterans and their families, we have ... Continue Reading

Quality of Life

  • Is Your Hand Washing Effective? While we were probably taught how to wash our hands before we could talk, a 2018 study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that “when it comes to handwashing before meals, consumers are failing to properly clean their hands 97 percent of the time.” This was a ... Continue Reading