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Whether or not your job includes working outside enduring the elements or seeing others suffer with no ability to change...

Stress is the body’s reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or a response. Stress is a normal part...

At Visiting Angels, we know that senior care can be a contentious and sensitive issue. While it can be easy...

Vision rehabilitation maximizes hope and independence New studies predict boom in cases of low vision, but help is available. As...

Tips for Continuity of Care Finding the right fit between a senior and his or her caregiver is the biggest...

Someone called my clinic a few days ago and asked: “How long does it take to get back to exercise after...

September is National Healthy Aging Month, and nobody is a better example of healthy aging than Steve Morgan! A resident...

Why are doctors and lawyers made to go out and get continuing education credits? It keeps them sharp, exposes them...

The world’s first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace, refers to imagination as a “discovering faculty,” one that “penetrates into the unseen worlds...

There comes a time in many people’s lives in which they need to start taking care of elderly parents. For...

It has long been known that exercise benefits the brain through improved vascular health, but scientists are beginning to discover...

Growing older almost always comes with physical difficulties. When those challenges arise, many seniors lean on non-medical home care providers....

We’ve all had it happen – forgetting a person’s name or not being able to find the right word. Maybe...

There is No Shame in Negative Emotions Tied to Caregiving – It’s How You Respond to Them that Matters Aging...

Up until recently, we believed our brain plasticity was stagnant and fixed. Dr. Norman Doige, a psychiatrist from the University...

Deep, aching joint pain? Limited movement? Stiffness? These are all common symptoms of osteoarthritis, a condition caused by the breakdown...

Despite the wisdom that has been circulating for centuries, too many of us
fail to heed the call to be satisfied...

Managing Diabetes in Older Adults as a Caregiver If you provide care for an older family member, there’s a good...

This year, over 300,000 U.S. seniors will be hospitalized with a hip fracture — a serious injury for any elderly...

Sometimes the answers to the most ticklish questions while you are grieving the loss of your loved one one can...

The research speaks for itself — learning new skills and keeping the brain active are among the tools with the best chance...

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Richard Bitner
Visiting Angels

Visiting Angels is a national, private duty network of senior care agencies. We are proud to be the nation’s leading provider of non-medical at home care services. With our elder care services, seniors can remain independent and live safely at home. Our senior care services include Social Care, Dementia Care, Alzheimer’s Care, End of Life Care, Companion Care, Private Duty Care, care to prevent hospital readmission, and so much more. Compassionate, dignified at home senior care is close to home when you connect with your local Visiting Angels office by calling 800-365-4189.

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