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Elderly Woman leaves behind an amazing Poem in nursing home, 'Crabby Old Lady'

Oct 7, 2016 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

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Caring For The Elderly: Medication Education For Caregivers & Family Members

Mar 27, 2015 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Generic medications are copies of brand-name medications that have the same dosage, use strength, side effects, safety, risks, and route of administration. Read Article

Wishing Everyone A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Dec 22, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

My Christmas memories are an eclectic blend of sights, sounds, tastes, aromas, sensations, emotions, and experiences that span four decades of countless family Christmas’s. Read Article

Remind Caregivers and Companions to Assist Our In Home Seniors with their Christmas Gifting

Dec 9, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

The idea of gift giving to your family and friends is as old as the human race. The idea of exchanging gifts at Christmas dates all the way back to the birth of Jesus, when the three wise men traveled to deliver gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh to the newborn baby. Read Article

HOW TO MAKE COOKING FOR SENIOR CITIZENS MORE FLAVORFUL

Aug 20, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Preparing food for in home senior citizens is something that many don't give much thought to. Read Article

When Is It Time To Take The Car Keys Away From Your Elderly Parents?

Jul 29, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

One of the hardest things an adult child will ever say to a senior parent is "Mom, it is time to give up the car keys". Read Article

Elderly Communication Between Caregivers And Clients Promotes Healthy Aging and Safety

Jul 8, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

When we provide services to our seniors at their homes communication is our first step.. Here at Comfort Keepers we stress the importance of honest, respectful and open communication when interacting with our seniors. Read Article

COMMON PROBLEMS WITH EYESIGHT AND HEARING LOSS THAT AFFECT OUR SENIOR POPULATION

Jul 2, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

When hearing becomes a problem for baby boomers a doctor may use the term Presbycusis, this is the term used for slowly progressing hearing loss caused by aging. Read Article

HOW TO HELP CARE FOR YOUR ELDERLY PARENTS

Jun 23, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Comfort Keepers, an in home agency for seniors in Wallingford, CT would like to mention that caring for a healthy aging senior parent can take many forms. Read Article

HELP PREVENT DEHYDRATION, HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE

Jun 2, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

The dog days of summer are upon us again. Comfort Keepers of Wallingford, CT an in home caregiving agency would like to mention to our at home seniors and their family caregivers that more people die of heat-related causes than from hurricanes, lightning, floods, and tornadoes combined? Read Article

Happy Fathers Day! Show Gratitude for your Healthy Aging Father's Support & Love

May 26, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Sons and daughters who are blessed with a loving retired father should consider themselves fortunate. For, they feel safe knowing they have someone to count on and to guide them when they are heading down the wrong path. Read Article

Questions That Should Be Asked When A Doctor Prescribes A New Medication For Your Senior Parent

May 20, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Healthy aging parents are fortunate for the advances in western medicine. It seems like there is a medication for every possible ailment threatening our senior citizens. Prescription and over-the-counter drugs can treat diseases, minimize symptoms, and contribute to a longer, healthier life. Read Article

APPLYING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS AND HOW SOON THE CHECK COMES IN

May 13, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

If your retired senior parents are thinking about applying for your Social Security retirement benefits, they need to know when to apply and when their first check will arrive. This will help seniors transition their monthly bills. Read Article

Not Just on Mother’s Day

Apr 28, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Did you know that Mother’s Day began way back in 1914, when President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the second Sunday in May as this national holiday and asked all Americans to offer their respect and love for mothers publicly? Read Article

HOW TO WATCH FOR SIGNS OF DEPRESSION & REBUILD AN ELDERLY IN HOME SENIOR CITIZENS SELF ESTEEM

Apr 21, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Self esteem is an integral part of an individual's mental makeup and human psychology. It is an image we have about ourselves, how we feel, how we react to our work, and our relationships with family. In general, how we socialize in the community as a whole. Read Article

HEALTHY AGING SENIOR LEG PAIN & THE CAUSES

Apr 6, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Family caregivers and private homecare companions need to know that an elderly senior clients’ leg pain can come in many forms, and there are a variety of conditions that can commonly cause discomfort. Read Article

A FEW GOOD GARDENING TIPS FOR OUR ACTIVE IN HOME SENIORS, THEIR FAMILY CAREGIVERS AND PRIVATE PERSON

Mar 30, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

The aspects of gardening for a senior will benefit their health while being therapeutic and help them to stay active and productive. Read Article

ENCOURAGE OUR EDERLY CLIENTS AND AGING PARENTS TO INCREASE THEIR FLEXIBILITY

Mar 18, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

We realize that here is a tremendous amount of health information for our healthy aging senior citizens nowadays and that it is a real challenge trying to keep up. Read Article

6 Useful Tips to Help Find In Home Non-Medical Senior Resources within Your Community

Feb 3, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

When you're the main homecare person responsible for providing senior care for your aging parents, life can become quite hectic. This situation is particularly stressful for family caregivers who have the dual responsibility of caring for their own children as well as their senior parents. Read Article

Happy New Year! Encourage Your Healthy Aging Parents To Exercise Daily

Dec 29, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Exercise is one of the factors that help in improving the health and quality of life, especially for a senior citizen. Read Article

Take the Time to Assess your Elderly Seniors Homecare Needs During the Holidays

Dec 22, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

We live in a very mobile society where families don’t always live in the same town or state as their senior in home parents. Unlike the “old days”, entire families throughout America don’t have the opportunity to come together as often as they would like. Read Article

A Few Important Tips Concerning Healthy Aging Senior Citizens & Their Caregivers

Nov 10, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Comfort Keepers in Wallingford, CT wants you to realize that you are not alone while caring for your senior parents. Statistics show that you are one of 50 million Americans in the same boat. Read Article

Comfort Keeper Companions and Caregivers for In-Home Senior Care: Dependence vs. Independence

Aug 4, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Seniors are living longer and a growing number are choosing to age at home. In-home senior care services allow them to do so safely and confidently, seamlessly adjusting the services seniors receive to match their needs and health at any given time. Read Article

The Healthy Aging Show - Radio Show

Mar 11, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Comfort Keepers® owner Dennis Patouhas of Greenwich, CT is the host and sponsor of a radio on WSTC-WNLK (1350 & 1400 AM) entitled "The Healthy Aging Show." Read Article

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