Now What? When Seniors are Resistant to Accepting Help

As a family member, it can be easy to see that your aging parent or loved one could benefit from some extra help. They may not need to go into assisted living or a nursing home yet, but having some assistance around their home could make it safer and easier for them to continue aging … Continue reading Now What? When Seniors are Resistant to Accepting Help

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A Talk About the Walk – Alzheimer’s Association and Always Best Care

Patrick and Wendy O’Kane met with the Alzheimer’s Association Co-Chairs for the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” on Thursday, January 11th at the Alzheimer’s Association office. Above is a photo of the Leadership group: Nikki Smith – Director Alz. staff. Wendy O’Kane, Trevor Baer (ALZ Staff and Walk Manager), Janet and Bill Zinsmeyer (Co-Chairs), Alisha and … Continue reading A Talk About the Walk – Alzheimer’s Association and Always Best Care

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4 Benefits of Aging in Place

People are living longer, and many prefer the comfort of staying in their own homes for as long as possible. They don’t want to go into an assisted living community or nursing home unless they have to. And as long as they’re still mentally and physically able to live on their own, they’re determined to … Continue reading 4 Benefits of Aging in Place

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Preparing Your Loved One for the New Year

Many people view the New Year as a fresh start. A time for change and doing things differently. It can be a wonderful opportunity to review what is going well – or not so well – across all areas of life. While you’re doing this in your own life, help your aging parent to do … Continue reading Preparing Your Loved One for the New Year

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Tips for Staying Healthy Over the Winter

As people age, it can become harder for the body to fight off illness and fully recover. The immune system weakens and other conditions can complicate a cold or the flu. Taking steps to stay healthy and protect against illness (as much as possible) is essential for seniors. From eating right and staying active to … Continue reading Tips for Staying Healthy Over the Winter

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