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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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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

SafetyChoice™ - In-Home Safety & Personal Emergency Response System

Jul 23, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

SafetyChoice™ by Comfort Keepers® is a line of in-home safety technology solutions that assists seniors in aging independently at home; whether used with or without in-home care provided by a caregiver. 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

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

MANY ACTIVE HEALTY AGING SENIORS ARE OPTING TO STAY IN THEIR OWN HOMES WITH ASSISTANCE

Apr 13, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Surveys by the American Association of Retired Persons found that more than 85 percent of healthy aging Americans age 50 and older want to "stay in their own home and never move." An aging society of baby boomers will have a very different sort of retirement. 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

THE BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR OUR ACTIVE NON MEDICAL AT HOME SENIORS

Mar 24, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

There are a number of reasons why stay at home seniors like yoga. First, it uses static stretches. That means your elderly parents get into a position and hold it for a time rather than bouncing. Static stretches are safer and result in fewer injuries. We have also found that they work better for increasing flexibility. 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

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

Holiday Activities For Our Healthy Aging In-Home Elderly Senior Citizens and Their Family Caregivers

Nov 24, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

During the holidays, our elderly seniors often experience feelings of isolation and loneliness, so it is important to keep them active and involved. Family caregivers and homecare companions should try to include retired seniors in the family holiday preparations and activities. Read Article

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Importance of Being Aware Of High Levels Of Stress

Sep 1, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Companions and homemaking caregivers including family members should know how to identify the signs and symptoms of caregiver stress, and what you can do to help. Read Article

Take The Time To Understand An Elderly Senior Clients Emotional Framework Toward In Home Assistance

Jul 14, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Here at Comfort Keepers we understand that these are scary times for senior citizens. One of the pressures seniors didn't face during the great depression is new demands from their adult children. Read Article

The Need for Seniors to Share their Life's Stories with Other Generations

Jun 23, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Why seniors of Wallingford, CT should share their life stories with their loved ones. Read Article

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