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The Role of Caregivers for Mesothelioma Patients

October 17, 2022

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer, one that leads to around 3,000 American deaths each year. It’s also a fast-moving cancer, one that quickly spreads to vital organs and can claim the patients’ lives just months after diagnosis. Lastly, it’s a cancer that affects elderly Americans most of all. The average age of diagnosis for mesothelioma…

Simple Ways to Boost Your Health as a Senior

October 4, 2022

Maintaining your quality of life is a primary focus when you reach your golden years. As we age, our bodies and minds change, and we must be vigilant in our everyday routines to keep our physical and mental health in check. Fortunately, some simple methods and habits can improve your overall health and wellbeing, ultimately…

Dementia | Cause, Symptoms, Treatments and other Remedies

November 24, 2021

Authors: Rachel Green & Wendy Rhodes Millions of Americans develop dementia in their later years. As the body ages, sometimes the brain can experience abnormal changes that result in a decline of cognitive abilities such as short- and long-term memory, a decrease in thinking or reasoning skills, and losing the ability to live or function…

Is Home Care the Right Choice for Your Aging Loved One?

March 25, 2021

In-home care is receiving quite the attention recently as more and more seniors are preferring to age-in-place instead of moving to nursing homes or other retirement facilities for the elderly. For many families, home care also presents itself as a convenient option as it provides them and their aging loved ones the opportunity to continue…

How Families Can Care for Aging Loved Ones

January 26, 2021

Aging is a part of life that every one of us will go through. These days, we can age gracefully thanks to an increase in life expectancies and advancements in medical treatments. Elderly people face feelings of isolation, boredom and loneliness which can take a toll on their mental and physical health. This should not…

The Impact of COVID-19 on Senior Care

January 22, 2021

COVID-19 has changed the healthcare landscape in the U.S. and around the world in countless ways. Among the biggest concerns though has been its effect on seniors. While our understanding of the virus has evolved over time (and continues to evolve even now), one thing that became clear very early on is that the senior…

Overcoming Communication Problems Involved With Elder Care

March 11, 2020

Identifying Communication Problems Lack of proper communication is one of the biggest hurdles in elderly care. It can lead to frustration in both the elder person and their caregiver. There are several reasons why communication becomes less effective with older people, but most of them are due to their reduced hearing capacity or inability to…

Stamford Activities for All Ages (Grandparents, Too!)

June 14, 2019

The summer months bring many opportunities for delightful indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family. Here in Stamford, there are a variety of possible outings that people can enjoy with their older family members. If you are thinking about how you can make this season extra special with your grandparents, there are a few…

How Fairfield Family Care Can Help You Find the Right Caregiver

September 25, 2018

The right caregiver for you or your loved one is out there, but finding them can be overwhelming. Fairfield Family Care, a home care agency is ready to help you find the right match. Caregivers in Stamford, CT are available for your specific needs, and we work hard to find the perfect one for you and your…

The Transition to Hire In-Home Care

August 24, 2018

When it’s time to find an elderly companion in CT, Fairfield Family Care is an excellent option. Whether it be an individual to help your loved one run errands or if you need 24 hour in-home care. No matter what type of services you need for home care near Stamford, we have caregivers with the skills you are…

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