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How to Make the Holidays Happy for Your Aging Mom

Are you one of those people who love everything about the holidays? You know, all the shopping, the baking, the gatherings and the extra hustle bustle? Is that how Mom was when you were growing up? Did Dad love to prepare the fireplace and have garland around the front door?

Just because they have gotten older doesn

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4 Steps to Beat the Winter Blues

Since Mom died, Dad is lost. Caregiver daughter isn't sure how to help.

A daily check-in call could be the lifeline, the joy you give someone that makes the biggest difference in their perception of what old age is like.

Contact me at 317-480-1038 today. Let

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Life, Liberty and Your Independence

July 4th is a huge day for celebration as we honor and celebrate our nations birthday.
During this day of 1,440 minutes please take time to honor and celebrate those heroes of the military.

To those men and women that have given of their time, their talents and some, their lives so that we could retain the freedoms and life we have here in the United States of America this Independence Day…we say thank you.

So when you see a veteran would you shake their hand and let them know how much you appreciate their service? Hand them a flag, a hug and a smile!

Many of our veterans, caregivers of veterans and their families face challenges and sleepless nights. Some have more problems than we can imagine. Many of these issues are related to healthcare and finances.

Both Dad and Uncle John in Iowa and Charlene in Ohio are facing many of the same challenges of where to get the services and information they need.

Take a look at John, a retiree and veteran who had a successful business and enjoyed living independently with his wife until he fell last summer. Since the fall, his mobility has been limited. He needs assistance in many areas of his life including coping with depression.

How can he get the help he needs while remaining in his own home or should they consider moving him into assisted living?

His independent and self-sufficient mindset is making things worse for his family.

So what

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Afraid Your Retired Parents are Suffering from Isolation, Depression and Malnourishment?

In a study conducted by the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services, researchers concluded that more than 10% of aging adults are malnourished, meaning their daily diet lacks the proper servings of fiber, potassium, magnesium, Vitamin D and B 12 as well as calcium.

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Care Callers Give Your Favorite Senior Something to Count On

Depending on individual religious beliefs and spirituality, the majority of us understand the circle of life and we grow up accepting that all lives end. But later in life, this understanding may take on a completely different meaning.