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  • Why Griswold? The thought of finding home care for an aging loved one is something that doesn’t cross many people’s minds until there’s an immediate need. We all think we “can do it all.” Unfortunately, due to the demands of family life, work and other daily responsibilities, sometimes ... Continue Reading

Caregiver Resource

  • Family Caregiver Indulgences: Water Bead Foot Soak Family Caregivers in Concord, MA Being a family caregiver for elderly adults can be stressful and demanding, and at the end of the day you might be feeling this in your body, particularly your feet. Running errands, doing housework for your parents, cooking their meals, ... Continue Reading


  • Can a Support Group Help When You’re Caring for Mom? Caregivers in Princeton MA You’ve been taking care of your elderly mother for some time. As a family caregiver, you have a lot of questions and frustrations. It doesn’t seem that anyone is willing to listen to you, though. You may be burning bridges and not realize it. The ... Continue Reading

Elderly Care

  • Visit an Elderly Loved One on National Shut-in Visitation Day Elderly Care in Shrewsbury MA This February 11th, just a few days shy of Valentine’s Day, is the observation of National Shut-in Visitation Day. This is a wonderful day to make a big impact in the lives of homebound seniors across the nation. What is a Shut-In? While the ... Continue Reading
  • Is Your Elderly Loved One at Risk of Poisoning? Elderly Care in Winchester MA For many people, the first thing that comes to mind when they think of poisoning is intentionally administering a poison such as arsenic or a potentially lethal substance such as antifreeze to another person. While this does happen, this does ... Continue Reading
  • 10 Questions to Ask Your Parent During What Will Be Your Legacy Month Elder Care in Westborough MA August is What Will Be Your Legacy Month. As a family caregiver this is a fantastic time for you to connect with your aging parent and have meaningful conversations with them that you can carry with you for years to come. Leaving a legacy is an ... Continue Reading
  • Elder Care Tips: How to Reduce the Chances of Delirium Elder Care in Winchester MA If your aging parent will be spending time in the hospital in the near future, it is vital that you are prepared. This does not mean just knowing why your parent is entering the hospital and what you and her non-medical caregiver will need to do ... Continue Reading

Hearing Loss

  • How Home Care Can Support a Loved One Who is Hard of Hearing Many individuals plan to live at home for as long as possible as they grow older, even with changes in health, mobility and cognition. Seniors’ desire to live independently at home is often a great idea but can become a burden for family members as they get older and stop ... Continue Reading

Home Care

  • Reliable Home Care for Those With Chronic & Specialized Conditions Do you or a loved one need special attention? Does a special condition you experience create a burden on you and your loved one’s lives? At Griswold Home Care, we provide home care for clients with special conditions that require special attention. The flexible nature of our ... Continue Reading
  • Home Care for Those With Alzheimer’s The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease is growing rapidly. An estimated 5.5 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s disease but it is estimated only 1 in 4 cases gets diagnosed. 5.3 million people in the US with Alzheimer’s are 65 or older and the need for ... Continue Reading
  • How Can You Make Time Spent With Your Elderly Loved One Productive as Well? Home Care in Concord MA With so few hours in every day, you likely feel rushed. When you want to spend time with your elderly loved one, you might have to consider fitting in time together as part of another activity that gets something done as well. There are easy ways to ... Continue Reading
  • Is Your Elderly Loved One’s Bathroom Still Safe Enough for Her to Use on Her Own? Home Care in Shrewsbury CT As your loved one grows older, it’s natural to worry more about her safety while performing seemingly normal daily tasks. One room that you might be concerned about first is the bathroom because it’s a room that your elderly loved one can be ... Continue Reading

Senior Care

  • Understanding How You Can Help a Loved One With Aphasia Providing care for a loved one with Aphasia at home can be difficult for both the caregiver and the person with Aphasia. Aphasia is a communication disorder that is a result of damage to parts of the brain responsible for language. Individuals with Aphasia might experience ... Continue Reading
  • Stay Safe at Home With Senior Home Care Even with senior hours in place at many stores, it’s best for elderly loved ones to stay at home as often as possible to reduce the risk of transmission during the coronavirus pandemic. Seniors should be extremely cautious when going out in public since data indicates that ... Continue Reading