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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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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

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

THE BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER AND PRICELESS HUMOR FOR OUR HEALTHY AGING IN HOME SENIORS

Jun 17, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Who would ever think that laughing can be so beneficial? Research has shown that human aging has a mind body connection that elderly parents enjoy with the benefits of laughter. Read Article

DO YOUR HEALTHY AGING AT HOME RETIRED SENIOR PARENTS ENJOY THE THEATER?

Jun 9, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Are your healthy aging parents ready to let their talent shine? If they are, they’re in luck. Our owner Carol Carbutti of Comfort Keepers in Wallingford, CT would like to mention that there are many senior theatre groups around the country and are growing in numbers. 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

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

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

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

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

Three Powerful Techniques From The Alzheimer’s Innovation Institute

Feb 23, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Carol Carbutti, the owner of Comfort Keepers in Wallingford, CT would like to share some techniques from the Alzheimer’s Innovation Institute. She believes that these ideas will improve the effectiveness of all caregivers. Read Article

There Are A Lot of Helpful Senior Resources Within Your Community

Feb 17, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

When you're the main homecare person responsible for providing non- medical 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

Plan Weekly Outings for Homebound Elderly Senior Parents To Raise Their Spirits

Jan 12, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Family Caregivers and Companions Should Try to Plan Weekly Outings for Homebound Elderly Senior Parents in Order To Raise Their Spirits. 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

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

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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