Senior Matters by Home Instead of Morris County

October 7, 2019

"It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark." Howard Ruff Perhaps one of the most difficult conversations you'll have as an adult child is talking about end of life preparations with your parent. For many seniors, this conversation is as hard as the one about having to move to a full-time care ...

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Before moving a senior loved one into your home, make sure all family members buy into the idea and understand the looming expectations and challenges. Then put a plan in place that will help ensure harmony under one roof. Q. I’m thinking of moving my 90-year-old father in with the family. Is ...

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Until you’ve cared for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, it’s difficult to understand the toll it can take on family caregivers. “People who know little about dementia do not understand the all-encompassing stress of being a caregiver. It is too much.” Those powerful words ...

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“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have,” said Margaret Mead, anthropologist. What a fitting quote for a family caregiver. Without question, we can say that caregiving and a human touch have an impact on those who are receiving care.

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