The initial signs can be so subtle that a lot of people would not even notice that anything is amiss. Mom is outgoing, friendly, and conversational when visiting friends and family and while running errands. However those closest to her are beginning to recognize concerns: being forgetful about the soup cooking on the stove,Read More
Perhaps your family rivals those on Walton’s Mountain in its unconditional love, unwavering patience with one another, and determination to stick together through thick and thin. But if your family is like most, there’s at least some level of dysfunction, some leftover diehard sibling rivalry, and even some lingering competition to be Mom’s and Dad’s favorite.Read More
Is there any better feeling than knowing you’re cared for, protected, and safe? Parents thrive on ensuring their children are enveloped in the comfort of knowing their needs will be met, providing the safety net that allows them the confidence to explore the world around them. But there comes a point in all children’s lives when the yearning for independence outweighs the benefit of protection,Read More
When a heart attack strikes – and for hundreds of thousands of people, that’s going to be sometime this year – there’s no time to plan a course of action or contemplate the everyday ways in which life will change afterwards. As with anything, the best defense is a good offense,Read More
In our last blog, we shared a checklist of items that may indicate that your elderly loved one could benefit from a helping hand to remain safely at home. One area of concern that may be overlooked is compulsive hoarding. For those who grew up during the Depression,Read More
I had to stop by and see this with my own eyes today.
Sylvia Carlson is back in her own home in Quincy after successfully completing rehab for a broken hip at Hancock Park Rehab & Nursing Center.
She just got back home yesterday and spent much of today being interviewed by the North River Home Care agency staff who are staying with her and helping her.Read More