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September 24 – 30 is National Fall Foliage Week: Five Activities for Enjoying the Fall Colors

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Sep 20, 2017 | Comments Off on September 24 – 30 is National Fall Foliage Week: Five Activities for Enjoying the Fall Colors
Home Care Services in Kailua HI: Fall Activities

Home Care Services in Kailua HI: About this time of the year, you might be wondering where the summer went! It’s true, the warm summer days have come to an end, but there’s a lot to be said for the beauty of fall, too. Nature’s color palette moves from vibrant greens to warm golds, browns, and oranges.

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What Happens If You Do Not Agree with Your Parent’s Cancer Decisions?

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Sep 15, 2017 | Comments Off on What Happens If You Do Not Agree with Your Parent’s Cancer Decisions?
Home Care Services Wailea HI: Senior Health Choices With Cancer

Home Care Services Wailea HI: One of the most challenging experiences that you can have as a family caregiver is to find out that your aging parent is suffering from cancer and to go through this journey with them. You are not just thinking about this issue as their adult child, worrying about them and coping with the emotions of it.

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How to Help with Freezing in Parkinson’s Disease

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Sep 8, 2017 | Comments Off on How to Help with Freezing in Parkinson’s Disease
Homecare in Oahu HI: Freezing and Parkinson’s Disease

Homecare in Oahu HI: If your parent has Parkinson’s disease, they may occasionally experience a symptom called “freezing.” Freezing is just what it sounds like—your parent is temporarily unable to move as though they are frozen in place. It’s a frustrating symptom and can cause your parent to fall.

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What Should You Do if Your Loved-One Experiences an Exercise Injury?

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Aug 31, 2017 | Comments Off on What Should You Do if Your Loved-One Experiences an Exercise Injury?
Home Health Care in Honolulu HI: Senior Exercise Injuries

Home Health Care in Honolulu HI: If your loved one has started exercising, she’s also likely experienced one or more small injuries associated with exercise. Do you know what to do when that happens to your loved one?

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Why Is Dental Care Sometimes More Difficult for Your Elderly Loved-One?

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Aug 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Is Dental Care Sometimes More Difficult for Your Elderly Loved-One?
Homecare in Maui HI: Dental Care For Your Senior

Homecare in Maui HI: Managing her own dental care can be more difficult for your elderly family member than it has been in the past, but you might not fully understand why. Figuring out what to do for your senior can take a little bit of trial and error.

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Are Your Relationships with Friends Suffering Because You’re a Caregiver?

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Aug 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Are Your Relationships with Friends Suffering Because You’re a Caregiver?
Senior Care in Waikiki HI: Caregiver Friendships

Senior Care in Waikiki HI: Many family caregivers find that their relationships with people that they’ve been close to for a long time start to change. Here’s what you can do to help keep your relationships with your friends solid.

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Are You Prepared to Care for a Senior Going Through Cancer?

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Aug 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Are You Prepared to Care for a Senior Going Through Cancer?
Elder Care in Kahala HI: Senior Cancer Diagnosis and You

Elder Care in Kahala HI: Finding out that your elderly parent has cancer is a life-changing moment for them, but it can be distressing for you as their family caregiver as well. You understand that you will need to help your parent make a variety of challenging decisions and it is critical that you ask yourself if you are prepared for this experience.

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Managing Heat Sensitivity Due to Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Aug 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Managing Heat Sensitivity Due to Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Homecare in Honolulu HI: Heat Related Issues and MS

Homecare in Honolulu HI: For family caregivers and senior care providers of people with MS, understanding how heat affects MS symptoms and what to do about it can mean better overall management of the disease.

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Easy Bathroom Modifications for Your Elderly Loved-One

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Jul 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Easy Bathroom Modifications for Your Elderly Loved-One
Caregiver in Maui HI: Helpful Bathroom Modifications for your Senior

Caregiver in Maui HI: If your loved-one’s bathroom isn’t safe or easy for her to use, she’s going to be less likely to use it the way that she enjoys. Try some of these simple modifications that you can do without much expense or expertise.

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Tips for Helping Your Senior Cope with the Symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome

By Jermie Chadwick, CEO | Jul 18, 2017 | Comments Off on Tips for Helping Your Senior Cope with the Symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome
Elder Care in Maui HI: Tips To Help Your Senior With Restless Leg Syndrome

Elder Care in Maui HI: Restless Leg Syndrome, also referred to as RLS, is a condition of the nervous system that results in an uncontrollable urge to move their legs. Symptoms, though generally mild and not requiring of extensive medical treatment, they can be extremely uncomfortable and unpleasant, and even impact your parent’s quality of life, health, and well-being. As their family caregiver, the care that you give your parent can help them to cope with these symptoms effectively.

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