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We’ve Been Nominated As “Best Of The Web”!

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Our “Caregiver Tips” blog has been nominated as one of the Best Senior Living Blogs on the Web by SeniorHomes.com.  Wow! We are grateful for this nomination, and would greatly appreciate your support with a vote. Please click on this link or the nomination badge.  At the top of the page you’ll see where it […]

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How To Choose The Right Personal Emergency Response System For You

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There are many personal emergency response systems available on the market today.  The good news is there are lots of options to find the right personal emergency response system for your situation.  The bad news, is that it can be confusing to sort through all the choices. Here is our simple guide to help you […]

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Set Up Your Medical Alert System, Always Wear Your Button

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I just spoke to a family member of one of our new clients. She just received her system on Tuesday, but did not set it up right away. Unfortunately, she fell on Wednesday and was on the floor for 18 hours until someone came over to help her. Luckily, she will be OK and home […]

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Tips From The CDC To Manage Your Arthritis Pain

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Take control of your arthritis pain Arthritis affects the lives of nearly one in five American adults and limits the lives of countless citizens each year. In fact, arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States, and yet only 11 percent of those with arthritis participate in widely available, low-cost self-management […]

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Can You Really Call 911 From A Cell Phone?

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According to CNN, calling 911 from a cell phone will put you in touch with emergency services.  However, they might not be quite as local as you need. For example, in Oakland, California, all 911 calls from cell phones are routed to the California Highway Patrol.   That’s works if you’re reporting a car accident […]

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7 Cost-effective Tips To Create An Accessible Bathroom for Mom and Dad

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Many boomers caring for their aging parents don’t realize that their bathroom is the most important room in the house. Remodeling a bathroom for an elderly parent can make life not only safer, but also more enjoyable, improving comfort and personal dignity. Temporary fixes like plastic bathtub seats and toilet frames with elevated seats can […]

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5 Germ Hotspots To Avoid During Cough and Cold Season

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We’re reminded time and again of the good health habits we should practice during the winter germ season – wash your hands, cover your cough and stay home when you’re sick. While you likely know these basics, you might not be aware some of the most common places germs tend to congregate and spread. Taking […]

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