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When Family Dynamics Impact Senior Care

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.

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Have You Crossed the Line Between Caring and Controlling?

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,

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Congratulations to 102 Year Old Sylvia Carlson who Returns Home after a Broken Hip

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.

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