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Activities Are Essential

Not to date myself, but back in 1985, my very first job was as an Activity Director for a retirement community. I couldn’t believe I was getting paid for having so much fun. Activities have a near and dear place in my heart but not just because they are fun, they are essential! The importance […]

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Caregiver Bathing Tips

When caring for someone with dementia, bathing can be the most difficult personal care activity a caregiver performs. Add cold weather to that equation and it becomes even more challenging. I interviewed some of our most skilled caregivers and I would like to share some tips from the professionals that will help make bath time […]

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Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

It doesn’t seem possible that only a few weeks ago we were bracing for Hurricane Harvey and now we are all holding our breath for the people of Florida as they recover from Irma. All I can think about is how thankful and blessed we are that our homes and all of our clients’ homes […]

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