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Elderly veterans and VA benefits

As veterans age, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will provide benefits and services that address a variety of issues, including changing health risks and financial challenges. . . .

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Adding fun to your caregiving activities

A well-rounded caregiver provides a loved one with quality-of-life care along with more routine daily living care. This means incorporating enjoyable, fun activities into all daily living tasks and throughout your contact with your care recipient. . . .

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In-home care services you might not have considered

What can you do for your aging parent or loved one? A nursing home seems drastic and oh-so-final. It’s also expensive — sometimes downright unaffordable. But what other option do you have? . . .

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When to have the conversation about in-home care

It’s not easy to have that dreaded conversation with an aging parent — you know, the one that begins “we have to get you some help.”

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Care & Comfort at Home honored to be a VA preferred provider

Care & Comfort at Home is honored to have been named a “Preferred Provider” for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). . . .

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Considering long-term care

Long-term care involves a variety of services designed to meet a person’s health or personal care needs during a short or long period of time. . . .

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Keeping the comfort of all things familiar

When we move from one house to another, our lives are invariably changed. The longer we lived in our old home, the stranger the new one will seem. . . .

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Looking back on our lives — and looking forward as well

No matter what our ages might be, looking back on our lives is a very common human behavior. But perhaps we shouldn’t only be reminiscing. Perhaps we should be looking forward as well…. . .

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What is delirium?

For elderly adults who have dementia, feeling confused may be expected. But when confusion comes on suddenly or if the senior becomes difficult to arouse, this could be a condition called “delirium.” This type of sudden confusion may be the first sign that the person has another illness and needs medical help right away. . .

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My friend’s tears of joy

“Tears of joy” exclaimed my friend in reply to what I thought was a very benign question. . .

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