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Caregivers Keep Seniors Safe from Drug Interactions

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As people grow older, their medicine cabinets tend to fill up. Seniors take more prescription drugs than any other age group. In fact, according to Drugwatch, 12 percent of seniors use 10 or more medications. Being on multiple medications poses a high risk for dangerous interactions between drugs and other substances. Even drinking grapefruit juice […]

Caregivers in the Kitchen: Our Meal Prep Services

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At Senior Home Companions, we have trained, compassionate caregivers to make our clients’ everyday lives run smoothly. One of the most important areas of daily life is the kitchen. When caregivers come into your home, they’ll make meals that are nutritious and delicious. They can help with … Weekly meal planning with clients and their […]

Make Surgery Less Stressful with Surgical Concierge Services

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Going through surgery can be an arduous experience. Beyond the concern over the underlying condition, the actual surgical procedure and the outcome, the logistics of having surgery can often pose a challenge. Patients can make the surgery process less stressful with Surgical Concierge Services from Senior Home Companions. These services are designed to make the […]

Adapting Holiday Activities for Seniors

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The holiday season is a time to celebrate long-held traditions with family. But as time goes on and people grow older, traditions may need to change. And that’s OK! Here are some tips for adapting holiday activities to fit older loved ones’ needs. Make them feel involved. As people grow older, they may not have as […]

Ways to Involve your Senior Family Member During the Holiday Season

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Frequently senior family members look forward to the holiday season to see loved ones that they see less frequently during the rest of the year. Below are a list of ideas and activities to make this holiday season extra special for them! Hand write them a Thanksgiving or Christmas card. Many families send out picture […]

When is it time for mom or dad to give up the keys?

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Most of us think that inconsistent driving and getting lost on the way to places are the tell-tale signs of mom or dad needing to stay off the road. While these symptoms are the most recognizable, there may be signs leading up to these that present themselves, that should not be ignored. We are all […]