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December 27, 2016

If a loved one has mentioned in-home care to you as a possibility, you probably have mixed feelings about it. In fact, all too often we hear people who believe that homecare is a negative part of aging. But Fairfield Family Care begs to differ. If you change your paradigm, it’s easy to see how…

Convincing Mom to Try In-home Senior Assisted Living

October 27, 2016

Why Try In-Home Senior Assisted Living As your mother ages, it may fall on your shoulders to help with cleaning, medications and doctor’s appointments. When you visit her Connecticut home, you find yourself working instead of enjoying her company. Even though you see the benefits that in-home senior assisted living can bring, your mom may…

Encouraging Your Parent to Make a Difference during Tackling Hunger Month

September 26, 2016

Home Care Wilton CT-October is Tackling Hunger Month. This is a fantastic opportunity to encourage your aging parent to get out into the community and make a difference by helping those who are vulnerable overcome hunger and live happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.

Are You Overly Tired as a Family Caregiver?

September 19, 2016

Caregiver Norwalk CT-One of the hazards of being a family caregiver is that you can find yourself feeling exhausted or unable to sleep quite often. You might run into this problem for a variety of different reasons, but some of these strategies might be able to help you more than you might think.

Why Gardening Is Good For Senior’s Health

August 30, 2016

Senior Care New Canaan CT-Now that the sun is out and the temperature is favorable, many seniors spend a great deal of time in their garden. Not only will this activity keep the senior’s yard looking beautiful, but can also be great for their health.

Dangerous Foods When Combined With Certain Medication

August 23, 2016

Home Care Services Greenwich CT-Seniors with health conditions often rely on their medication to help them manage their condition and keep them healthy. But did you know that some foods could negatively impact the medications your loved one is taking?

Strokes and Elders: Providing Care for a Recovering Parent

August 16, 2016

Elderly Care Stamford CT-After an elderly parent has suffered a stroke, you may have numerous questions about caring for them while they recover. Caring for any elder can be difficult, but caring for a stroke victim has its own unique challenges.

5 Tips for Managing Your Aging Parent’s Medication

August 10, 2016

Home Health Care Bedford NY-Since memory loss is common among the elderly, it will become increasingly difficult for them to remember when to take their medication. A home health care provider can help by reminding the senior of when it is time for them to take their pills.

4 Coping Strategies that Come in Handy as a Family Caregiver

August 3, 2016

Caregiver Stamford CT-Family caregivers deal with stress quite a bit. If you manage it properly, it won’t take over. Managing stress improperly, however, can lead to bigger emotional and physical problems down the road.

How Seniors Can Cope with Scleroderma

July 27, 2016

Senior Care Greenwich CT-Scleroderma is known as an autoimmune rheumatic disease that causes the skin to harden and contract. Each person develops different symptoms, but those with a severe case of scleroderma may need daily help from a senior care provider.

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