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The truth about in home eldelry care

The truth about in home elderly care is that as the boomer generation ages, the next generation is faced with the challenge of caring for them.  For families who cannot provide all the care themselves, the  challenge will include being able to find quality in home elderly assistance. The Washington Post hosted a live discussion…
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Types of Senior Home Care Services

The desire to lead a full, independent, and dignified life is no less important when a person transitions into the older adult stage. With this in mind, the senior home care services industry has expanded in order to offer services that will enrich a person's life with personalized in-home care. These services may fall into…
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A Brain Fitness Program to Determine If Senior Citizens Are Safe Drivers

Are senior citizens safe drivers? A brain fitness program that is being tested may determine just that. A brain exercise program has just been determined to possibly be the next big breakthrough in automotive safety. Research studies have shown that a brain fitness program may decrease risky driving habits and improves the response time for…
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Preventing Elderly Fraud

As a caregiver I viewed this incident as an opportunity to discuss the cons pulled on seniors living independently. I began looking for ways that caregivers assisting seniors might help prevent or stop any attempts of fraud. Consumer Fraud Against Elderly Victims offers some good tips for assisting seniors to avoid fraud. I found helpful…
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EldercareABC Blog Carnival – Mother's Day Edition

Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials. ~Meryl Streep Whether male or female, caregivers have often learned many of their nurturing skills from their Mom.  This week's edition is dedicated to all the wonderful Mom's in the world, their caring touch, unselfish devotion and to those who we have lost, a…
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National Older American's Month Celebration and Giveaway

In honor of Older Americans and their caregivers, EldercareABC, Inc. along with Assistive Technology Services would like to announce a caregiver giveaway. Ron Arnold, founder of Assistive Technology Services has donated How to Care for Aging Parents by Virginia Morris. How can you enter to win? All individuals who sign up for EldercareABC, Inc.upcoming Free…
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What Kinds of Job Opportunities Are There For Senior Citizens?

Because of improved health and the desire to stay active more and more senior citizens are looking for job opportunities. Certainly because of this the job market for those that are now over 50 is improving. Certainly projections are showing that by 2010 senior citizens will make up 1/3 of the entire workforce in the…
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Top Five Dog Breeds For Senior Citizens

Dogs are natural companions for seniors. Dogs are good company. They can help seniors feel secure by keeping the house under watch. They also have the added bonus of giving seniors a reason to be more active. But when considering a dog for a senior, there should be several things taken into consideration in order to find the best…
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Eldercare Blog Carnival- April showers Edition

Welcome to the April 28, 2009 edition of  The EldercareABC Blog Carnival. Just as April showers give way to May flowers, caregiving can also present challenging and rewarding cycles.  The following posts have been kindly submitted by bloggers all over to help caregivers offering senior help to enjoy and endure those cycles. Eleanor Feldman Barbera…
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Senior Assistance and Rosie the Robot

Robots providing senior assistance to the elderly and the disabled have been making the news lately, but researchers and engineers have been working on them for years.  I recall watching the Jetsons Family cartoon while growing up and loving Rosie the Robot. The personable Rosie was the Jetson's maid, but the senior assistance Carebots that…
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