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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 […]

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 […]

Are Your Aging Parents Lonely?

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Loneliness and isolation are so common among the elderly.  There are many causes including the loss of a spouse, physical decline, inability to drive and decreased vision and hearing.  Most seniors want to stay in their homes but what do they do to combat loneliness?  Hiring a companion service, like Senior Home Companions, can help […]