Culinary Independence for Bristol CT Seniors

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For seniors, the comforts of home make everyday living happy and fulfilling. While cooking multi-course meals may become a bit more difficult, there are many easy meal ideas for seniors and their caregivers to enjoy without skimping on flavor or nutritional value. The in home care Bristol CT seniors experience with Always Best Care includes … Continue reading Culinary Independence for Bristol CT Seniors

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Assisted Living Homes Come in All Shapes and Sizes

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Assisted living homes come in all shapes and sizes. Some come with more hands on care than others, which is exactly what is needed for a family I am working with. I am in the process of assisting a client/family in finding another senior … Continue reading Assisted Living Homes Come in All Shapes and Sizes

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Caregiving During the Holidays

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] As we approach Thanksgiving this Thursday and look forward to the upcoming holidays, I thought about why  I enjoy the holidays and it’s spending time with my family. However, just recently we had some of the usual drama and politics that happen in families … Continue reading Caregiving During the Holidays

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Preserving Dignity in Dementia Patients

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Dignity is about enabling persons who are deeply forgetful to do things for themselves. Sometimes all it takes is a little patience, and a bit of guidance and understanding. The concept of “dignity” comes up often in dementia care. I work in a memory … Continue reading Preserving Dignity in Dementia Patients

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Could it be Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Could it be Alzheimer’s or dementia? If you are wondering and worrying if what you see with Mom or Dad is more than normal aging, you are not alone. Here is a scenario to consider: You have come into town to visit your mom, Betty, … Continue reading Could it be Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

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Seniors with Hearing Loss Benefit from Regular Companions

Affectionately known as “Bell City,” for its history of clock-making factories, Bristol, Connecticut is located just south of the capitol city of Hartford. It is also home to the world headquarters of ESPN, and Lake Compounce, the nation’s oldest theme park. The city offers more than 50 residences for active retirees, and has a variety … Continue reading Seniors with Hearing Loss Benefit from Regular Companions

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Watching for Indicators of Alzheimer’s Disease

Are you concerned about the ability of your parent or other senior loved one to continue to live independently? Perhaps you are seeing signs of increasing frailty or dementia, but you also know that your loved one does not want to move into a residence. There is an answer to this dilemma. Check out the … Continue reading Watching for Indicators of Alzheimer’s Disease

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A Pet can Increase Your Loved One’s Quality of Life

If you have an elderly parent who enjoys spending time with friends, going out to dinner or taking in a show, you probably already know that they value their independence. Of course, a normal part of growing older often means that seniors can easily become more isolated. A companion animal can be a great way … Continue reading A Pet can Increase Your Loved One’s Quality of Life

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How Kids and Seniors Can Have Fun Together

It is amazing seeing your elderly loved ones during the holidays. However, you may worry that they are isolated once they return home. One way to keep your elderly relatives active is to arrange for activities with the children of the family. There are a lot of fun things to keep kids and adults occupied … Continue reading How Kids and Seniors Can Have Fun Together

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Preventing Falls in your Bristol CT Home

At Always Best Care, we provide the best in home care Bristol CT has to offer.  We provide care and companionship to a variety of the Mum City’s elderly residents right in the comfort of their own homes. Whether it is going for a stroll downtown, enjoying the annual Bristol Mum Festival, a trip to … Continue reading Preventing Falls in your Bristol CT Home

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