Have you ever thought that mom or dad should hang their car keys up for good? You are not alone. There comes a time in most people’s lives after a certain point where that becomes a real dilemma. It is truly difficult to decide when someone should stop driving, since you need to balance safety…

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As we grow older and remain independent in our homes sometimes the place we love so dearly presents some obstacles. We may not be as steady on our feet as before which can lend itself to trips and devastating falls, some in which we may never fully recover. So what do we do when we…

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The first question usually is, “Where can we get help caring for mom or dad?” Caregiving is a tremendous responsibility and extremely stressful so congratulations on realizing  a helping hand is something to be welcomed. Most people start with the mind rolodex skimming through friends, neighbors and distant relatives trying to decipher who is a…

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A financial power of attorney is a document that gives another person (an agent) the legal authority and power to act for an individual to manage his or her financial and legal affairs (e.g., investments, bank accounts, bill payments). The agent has the sole ad legal power to make all legal and financial decisions on…

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So what is hospice and when should you call? Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. Here are some important facts about hospice: ■ Hospice helps people who are terminally ill live comfortably. ■ Hospice isn’t only for people with cancer. ■ The focus is on comfort, not…

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Elder Care in New Kensington OH

Elder Care in Louisville OH The world changes into one of sadness, disbelief and sometimes anger, when a loved one passes away.  If the death was due to a longtime sickness and was somewhat expected, it can be a little easier to deal with than if the death was unexpected and happened suddenly.  Being surrounded by…

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