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Caregivers in St. Cloud, MN

Caregivers in St. Cloud, MN: Adult Children as Caregivers for Aging Parents

By Lori Seeman | Jul 24, 2013 | Comments Off on Caregivers in St. Cloud, MN: Adult Children as Caregivers for Aging Parents

Of all individuals providing care to older adults, 42% of them are adult children. Most child caregivers are the daughters or daughters-in-law of the person receiving care. Throughout the passage of a person’s life, the care, comfort and assistance received are often given by one generation to other family members in a different generation. For…

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Home Care Services in St. Cloud, MI

Home Care Services in St. Cloud, MN: Working With Dysfunctional Families

By Lori Seeman | Jul 17, 2013 | Comments Off on Home Care Services in St. Cloud, MN: Working With Dysfunctional Families

While working in the home care service profession you may occasionally find that you are caring for an elderly adult who is part of a dysfunctional family. This may be difficult for you to adapt to at first, especially if you come from a fairly healthy family. There’s no such thing as a perfect family,…

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Home Care Services in Hutchinson, MN

Elder Care in Buffalo, MN: Eye Conditions Related to Age

By Lori Seeman | Jul 11, 2013 | Comments Off on Elder Care in Buffalo, MN: Eye Conditions Related to Age

Good eye health is important at any age. Because there can be some inevitable changes to the eyes that are age-related, it’s even more important to maintain good eye health. This can be done by eating good foods, protecting eyes against UV rays, and having regular annual check-ups and screenings. Some of the common eye…

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Senior Care in St. Cloud, MN

Senior Care in St. Cloud, MN: Sleep Needs of Elderly Adults

By Lori Seeman | Jul 3, 2013 | Comments Off on Senior Care in St. Cloud, MN: Sleep Needs of Elderly Adults

The body changes with age, including the amount of sleep required on the average night. The aging adult who once needed 8 or 9 hours of sleep may find she is waking up much earlier than usual and waking up more often throughout the night. As a home care service provider you may notice that…

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Home Care Services in Mankato, MN

Family Caregivers in Buffalo, MN: Take Care of Yourself by Eating Well

By Lori Seeman | Jun 25, 2013 | Comments Off on Family Caregivers in Buffalo, MN: Take Care of Yourself by Eating Well

Eating well is one of the hallmarks of a healthy life. Real food provides vital nutrients for the body and mind, something that every caregiver needs. Real food doesn’t include over-processed, man-made stuff that comes in packages. The fresher the food is the better, because more of the vital nutrients are available. The role of…

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Elderly Care in Buffalo, MN

Elderly Care in Buffalo, MN: Odd Behavior Changes

By Lori Seeman | Jun 21, 2013 | Comments Off on Elderly Care in Buffalo, MN: Odd Behavior Changes

Behaviors change as Alzheimer’s disease progresses. Just when you, as caregiver, think you have it all figured out, the behaviors will change. Some of the changes of behavior might be textbook cases; others may be individual to your elderly adult. In other words, there’s no one set of symptoms that matches every patient. Changes in…

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The Birchwood House, Assisted Living Facility in Hutchinson, MN

PRHC Birchwood Management Team Featured in an Article About Residental Care Facility Located in Hutchinson MN – Birchwood House

By Lori Seeman | Jun 13, 2013 | Comments Off on PRHC Birchwood Management Team Featured in an Article About Residental Care Facility Located in Hutchinson MN – Birchwood House

In late 2012, Prairie River purchased a large residential care home in Hutchinson, MN called Birchwood House. This beautiful home-like environment is designed for people with movement challenges like Parkinson’s Disease and many others types of neurological challenges. The Birchwood House management team were recently interviewed for an article on SrPerspective.com. You can view the…

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Home Care Services Buffalo MN

Home Care Services in Buffalo, MN: Helping Your Aging Loved One Recover from Summertime Illness

By Lori Seeman | Jun 12, 2013 | Comments Off on Home Care Services in Buffalo, MN: Helping Your Aging Loved One Recover from Summertime Illness

Summertime may be a time for play, vacations, and time with friends and family, but it is also a time when many seniors find themselves experiencing illnesses, injuries, and other complaints specific to this time a year. Although illness is more associated with fall and spring, such as flus and colds, seniors are more susceptible…

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Senior Care Buffalo MN

Senior Care in Buffalo, MN: The Benefits of Living at Home

By Lori Seeman | Jun 5, 2013 | Comments Off on Senior Care in Buffalo, MN: The Benefits of Living at Home

Remaining in their own home and receiving senior care services is becoming one of the most popular choices for care in the senior years. Many aging seniors have the desire to remain in their own community, in familiar surroundings. What are some of the benefits to the elderly for remaining at home? The familiarity of…

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