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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

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

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

A Mother's Day Poem Written by Carol Carbutti

May 5, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

Mommy! Where are you? 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

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

PREVENT FALLS AND ACCIDENTS IN OUR HEALTHY AGING SENIOR CITIZENS HOMES BY REMOVING OBSTACLES AND MAK

Mar 9, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 3 elderly seniors fall every year resulting in 90% of senior citizen hip fractures. 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

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

Six Keys To Regular Exercise Will Benefit Our At Home Elderly Seniors While Promoting A Healthy Agin

Jan 20, 2010 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

The benefits of being physically fit for in home healthy aging retirees are so numerous that it makes no sense not to encourage them to develop a reasonable level of fitness. 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 Time To Socialize With Your Elderly Senior Family Members During This Holiday Season

Nov 17, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

For many families who care for their senior parents, the holiday season marks one of the only times of year that all members can gather together to celebrate and enjoy each other's company. The portrait before and after this joyous time, however, is often far less picturesque for our elderly seniors living alone or far away from relatives. Read Article

Tips for Living with & Caring for Someone with Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

Nov 3, 2009 by Garrett and Maggie Sullivan

When it comes to Parkinson’s disease all the caregivers involved need to learn and understand an elderly client’s symptoms in order to manage their environment efficiently. 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

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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