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COVID19 Communication Advice to Aid Hearing Loss Sufferers

COVID19 Communication Advice to Aid Hearing Loss Sufferers

With the pandemic set to continue for the foreseeable future and essential measures such as face masks and social distancing becoming a part of normal life, it’s made everyday activities more complicated for all of us. But for one group in particular the COVID19 prevention measures have caused even more disruption: those affected with hearing […]

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As States Re-Open, Visitors to Nursing Homes Increase but Still Well Below Average

As States Re-Open, Visitors to Nursing Homes Increase but Still Well Below Average

For seniors looking into housing options and nursing homes, some of the most commonly asked questions center around quality of life. Is the staff courteous and friendly? Is it kept clean and is the food good? And of course — can you have visitors anytime? The very nature of nursing homes is people interacting with […]

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Companion Care Aids Families During Pandemic

Companion Care Aids Families During Pandemic

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching for the millions of families with aging loved ones, leaving many adult children anxious about more than their parents’ immediate health. More than 77 million baby boomers turn 65 years old –a rate of 10,000 per day –with the Census predicting that seniors will outnumber children by 2035. […]

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Companion Care Fills Care Gaps During COVID-19

Companion Care Fills Care Gaps During COVID-19

With independent, assisted, and memory care communities continuing policies of highly-structured, and minimal, to no-visitor policies during the COVID-19 pandemic, many families weigh the decision whether to bring mom or dad temporarily home or accept their isolation from loved ones. Both scenarios include unique challenges. Companion care – as an adjunct resource –can help ease anxiety […]

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10+ Ways to Connect and Care During COVID-19

10+ Ways to Connect and Care During COVID-19

As our elders stay inside their homes, their apartments and their residential communities, we search for ways to connect with them as well as to make their lives and their care better. Here are 10+ ways to connect and care for your elders during this unprecedented time. Some are simple, but simple works right now. […]

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