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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

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

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

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

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

Benefits of Volunteering Your Time While Giving Back to their Local Community

Mar 2, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Carol Carbutti, owner of Comfort Keepers in Wallingford, CT understands that most people think of senior retirement as a time to plan on doing all the fun things that they had to forgo because of the demands made on them by their job. 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

Remind our Retired Elderly Parents and Their Interactive Caregivers about the Joy of Quilting

Jan 28, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Quilting is for all ages, especially in the senior retirement years, the craft seems to grow in its appeal and meaning. With innovative new tools, the hobby is even more accessible to our active elderly clients. Read Article

Helpful Hints for Our Senior Citizens and Caregivers to Prevent Accidents When Using the Stairs

Sep 23, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

A set of stairs in the home can be a dangerous place for the retired elderly. With a little fall prevention we can avoid serious in home injuries for our senior loved ones. 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

Veterans Pension Benefit Program

Jun 1, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Do you qualify for the Veterans Pension Benefit Program in Wallingford, CT. Read Article

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